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Registered Charity Collections

Registered Charity Collectors

House-to-house charitable collections, now more than ever, are an important source of income for local and national charities.
Charities or commercial companies collecting on behalf of charities are required to obtain a licence from us before they can run a house-to-house collection. This helps to ensure that collections are not carried out under false pretences or under fraudulent circumstances.

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Authorised charities this month
During July and August the following charities have obtained a licence and are authorised to collect house-to-house collections in the local area:

Coping with Cancer NE - 12th to 18th August 2019
Beads of Courage - 19th to 25th August 2019
Leukaemia and Myeloma Research UK - 26th to 30th August 2019

As well as the authorised charities listed above, a number of national charities are also legally allowed to run a charity collection. The following national charities have informed us that they will be carrying out a collection in Richmondshire:

Clothes Aid - 1st January to 31st December 2019
The Children's Air Ambulance - 1st January to 31st December 2019
Poppy appeal - 26th October to 13th November 2019
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Rogue collectors
Unfortunately not all charity collections are legitimate. Rogue collectors ask for donations to be left for collection using a bag or leaflet that looks similar to legitimate charities. If you receive a request like this always check for a charity registration number rather than a company registration number on their paperwork or bag.

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