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DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee) Donations for Asian Tsunami/Earthquake

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SueW Fri 31-Dec-04 11:15:01

Just seen one of the co-ordinators on TV. Their 3,000 lines are swamped. Asking people also to donate online (but I haven't managed to get onto the site yet!).

**You can also donate across the counter at all banks and post offices**

Phone 0870 60 60 900

DEC website

Or pop into your local bank or PO.

Potty1 Fri 31-Dec-04 11:16:54

The site seems quiter late evening, I got on last night at about 10pm.

Fimbo Fri 31-Dec-04 11:18:15

As so many people on here want to donate its a pity there couldn't have been some way to donate collectively through mumsnet.

DoesntChristmasDragOn Fri 31-Dec-04 11:20:00

This wasn't possible because of Christmas - there simply wasn't anyone around to sort it out. If there's still a desire for it into January, they said they'd look at donating via their subscription facility.

pixiefish Fri 31-Dec-04 11:21:48

Fimbo- this was looked at- here as you can see if we give as individuals then the appeal will benefit from GiftAid which is the tax that we have paid on the money (I think). If MN do it then because they are a business the appeal won't get the tax back.

Fimbo Fri 31-Dec-04 11:24:28

Sorry I missed previous thread. I would need to donate in my dh's name then as he pays tax and I dont.

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