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Making a Donation


How to make a donation


Making a donation is easy to do and really does help us to improve patient care.

You can donate by:

•     Using our Just Giving website:
•     Making your donation on-line (please ring 0191 3332851 for bank details)
•     Credit card (please ring 0191 3332144 or 0191 3332156)
• Visiting one of our Cashiers Offices at the Darlington Memorial Hospital or the University Hospital of North Durham and donating by either cash or cheque.
•     Posting your donation to the address below, with cheque payable to Co Durham & Darlington NHS FT Charity.


Cashiers, Darlington Memorial Hospital, Hollyhurst Road, Darlington, DL3 6HX


However you choose to donate, please let us know how you would like your donation to be used.
You can add 25% to your donation, at no extra cost to you, by utilising Gift Aid. To be able to do this, the donation must be from you and the amount of Income and Capital Gains Tax that you are to pay in the current tax year must be equal to or greater than 25% of the donation. A Gift Aid declaration form can be found here, and can be completed and returned to one of the Cashiers Offices, or to either the postal address or e-mail address shown below.
How to fundraise for us

We welcome any individuals or organisations who wish to fundraise on behalf of our charity. However, we do ask that you contact us before any fundraising event or activity takes place so we can discuss the fundraising in more detail, as well as giving permission to use our charity name and number on any fundraising publicity.
If you wish to carry out a fundraising event, please contact a member of the charity team on 0191 3332742.

Leaving a legacy

If you would like to leave a gift to County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, please contact our Director of Finance via the main switchboard on 01325 380 100 or via  Alternatively, if you are a Solicitor who needs to arrange a legacy to be transferred to this organisation, please also contact the Director of Finance who will advise of the process.   CLICK HERE for more information 

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital