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Charity FAQs

Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity raises funds for the Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which provides medical care and support to women and babies across the West Midlands.

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What are your registered charity details?

Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity is a registered charity number 1160875.

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Can I make sure that the money I raise goes to specific department?

Yes, of course. If you would like your donation to go to a specific department of the hospital or the ‘Tiny Babies Big Appeal’ then please ensure that you make us aware of this. We will then be able to ensure your wishes are met and our Charitable Funds Officer will direct your donation accordingly.

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I want to organise a fundraising event. How can you support me?

If you are organising a fundraising event on behalf of the BWH Charity, there are many ways in which we can support you. We can send you a fundraising pack, branded charity banners and balloons, promotional literature and collection buckets and tins. We can also provide you and your team with our ‘Tiny Babies Big Appeal’ t-shirts to wear on the day of your fundraising event.

We can also support your fundraising event by advertising it on our Forthcoming Events page and promoting it via our social media pages, Facebook and Twitter. This will hopefully raise awareness for your event and could encourage more participants or supporters. For more information, please contact us.

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What is included in your fundraising packs?

The fundraising packs consist of: an official letter of authorization, information packs on the charity, information on how to set up online sponsorship, Gift Aid forms and a paper sponsorship form. We can also provide you with branded charity t-shirts and collection tins for the day of your event. If you would like to find out more or request a fundraising pack, please get in touch with our Fundraising Manager using the contact page.

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Can I Gift-Aid my donation?

Gift Aid increases the value of your donations to charities by allowing them to reclaim the basic tax rate on your gift, without any additional cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and would like to Gift Aid your donation, please download the gift aid form here.

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How can I volunteer for Birmingham Women's Hospital Charity?

If you are interested in volunteering for the BWH Charity for forthcoming fundraising events, please contact the Fundraising Team on 0121 623 6874.

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I want to donate by cheque, who do I make the cheque payable to?

If you wish to donate by cheque, then simply make the cheque payable to:

“BWH Charities” and pop it in the post to the fundraising department. You can find the address for the department on the Contact page. If you would like your donation to go to a specific appeal or department, please attach a short note so we can ensure your wishes are met.

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I want to organise online sponsorship, how do I do this?

Online sponsorship is a very convenient service, allowing friends and family to pledge their donations to your own personal fundraising page. All you need to do is visit this website http://www.justgiving.com/bwhct. You will then be asked to create your own page. This is very simple to do and will only take a few minutes; you can then e-mail the link to your family and friends. All money donated online will then go straight to the Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity

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I'd like to support your charity, is there an easy or simple way I can help?

Perhaps you may want to consider taking ownership of one of our charity collection tins or our small money boxes. This is an easy and straightforward way to help raise funds for our charity. Once the tins are full, then just give us a call on 0121 623 6874 and we will arrange collection of the monies.