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How can people make a donation

We are always incredibly grateful to everyone who chooses to support York and Scarborough Hospitals Charity. There are several ways we can accept donations from grateful patients or their families and friends.  Donors may specify where they would like their donation to be used e.g. where it’s most needed, a specific ward or specialty.


Cheques must be made payable to ‘York & Scarborough Hospitals Charity’.  Those made out to wards or specialties will be returned, as we are unable to cash them. Please ensure the donors include their name and address so we can send a personal thank you.

Bank transfer

Donations can be made by Bank Transfer using the below details

Account:  York & Scarborough Hospitals Charity

Account No: 10989649

Sort Code:  20-99-56


If a donor chooses to pay by bank transfer, please ask them to email their details to so we can look out for their payment and thank them.


Donors can make one off payments or sign up to be a regular giver at

Donation envelopes

All cash and cheques must be put into a donation envelope and sealed by the donor.

Please ensure the donor completes their details including; name, address and whether they are able to gift aid their donation.

By Credit/debit card

Call the charity team on 01904 724521 to make a donation over the telephone using a credit/debit card.


What to do when someone makes a donation

York & Scarborough Hospitals Charity are legally obliged to receipt all donations and thank the donors. Our processes are audited to ensure we comply with Charity Commission regulations.

Therefore we must ensure all donation received on the ward are either brought to the charity offices in York (main reception) or Scarborough (Woodlands House) or paid in via cashiers or general offices.

Donations must not be kept on wards or spent without following the charity process.  The charity team are happy to come and collect donations if necessary or to talk to the donors about their options. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01904 724521 or via

How to access your charitable funds

For information to access your charitable funds and the process to follow, please go to



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