Donating to BTG


Sadly no organisation can exist without funds and some sort of fund raising going on.

Donations are vital to the work of Bridging the Gap. All BTG work is carried out by volunteers.

We rely entirely on voluntary contributions and donations.

Bridging the Gap is completely independent and receives no funding from any statutory agencies.

If you would like a standing order to enable you to donate a regular amount per month, please click here to download a copy. Once you have completed it please post it back to us.

We are please to say that we have put a donations button on all the pages now, so that we can receive donations via Paypal. So please do use that service, your details are never revealed to us as you are taken to the Paypal website which is a secure site.

Also don’t forget if you buy anything on eBay you can also make a donation that way as well. When you get to the payment page for your purchases you should get an option to make a donation to a cause, all you have to do is to choose Bridging the Gap Trust for your donations. I use it all the time to make donations to various groups, including BTG.


Donations by Text 

Yes you did read that right. You can now give money to BTG via your mobile phone. 

All you need to do is to send a text message to 70070 quoting BTGU01 and then the amount that you want to donate upto £10.00. 

How it works is that once you have sent the text, this amount is added to your mobile phone bill. You will see that there is a limit of £10, this is to protect you and your bill! You get an instant acknowledgement for the money you donate. 

The scheme is run by Vodafone, and the charity gets 100% of the monies donated. No you do not have to be on the Vodafone network, nor do you have to have a Vodafone phone. You can use any network and any phone. 

Thank you for your donations, big or small they are really appreciated.


We now have two ways of donating as you shop via our own fundraising websites:


 Our fundraising websites mean that every time you shop online, each of the companies listed will donate money to Bridging the Gap.  

There are already over 200 retailers who are giving us their support including household names such as Amazon, HMV, Carphone Warehouse, Disneyland Paris, Direct Line and many more.

Best of all, it will not cost you any extra as these companies will pay us from their own profits. Furthermore, virtually all of the companies involved offer online shoppers incredible savings and offers – so we all win! Not only does our fundraising website enable us to raise money, it’s also useful for you as well.

By registering, for free, on our site, you get to have your own personal space where you can easily put all your favourite websites in one place, you get to read our newsletters online plus we will share discount codes from major retailers with you. 

Furthermore, as our site incorporates the Google search engine, you can make our site your home page and you still get to keep all the benefits of the internet and at the same time help to raise money. 

For example, if you use our website to order from Amazon, they will donate a minimum of 2½% for each order. Take out a home insurance policy with Direct Line and they donate up to £40 and the Carphone Warehouse will donate £20 if you buy a contract phone. 

We never know details about your purchases, just how much each company donates. 

This really is an exciting opportunity for Bridging the Gap and I am convinced that together, we can easily raise money so that we can continue and expand the work of Bridging the Gap.

Thank you