"Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life.”
Emma Thompson


There are several ways you can donate as outlined below. Even a small amount of money will make a large amount of difference to children with polio. All funds go directly to the cause, your donation will not be subject to any administration costs.

Set up a regular donation

In an attempt to keep the administrative costs as low as possible so that every penny donated goes directly to a child in need.Please make your checks payable to “Polio Children” and mail them to:

In the U.K.

Polio Children
2 Empress Avenue, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3DD

In the U.S.A.

Polio Children
155 Dunrovin Lane
Rochester, NY 14618

You may like to give a one-off donation to Polio Children, or alternatively, set up a standing order for regular donations. Many of our donors generously give a few pounds every month to help us in the work we do. As little as £5 a month can make a big difference to the children.

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Fill in the Gift Aid Declaration

Donate via your Company Payroll

Payroll giving is a very smart and effective way of donating to Polio Children. Donations are given directly from your salary every month. Your donation will not be subject to any administration costs.

Under this scheme the donation is deducted from your salary.It is very cost effective.For example, assuming the rates of tax to be 22%(basic) and 40%(higher) it costs you only 78p for every £1 you give, if you are a standard rate tax payer. If you pay tax at the higher rate, it costs you only 60p for every £1 you give. Make Polio Children your payroll giving choice today.

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To find out if the company you work for runs a payroll giving scheme, contact your personnel department. If you have any more questions please contact us.

Sponsor a Student

Please visit our individual sponsoring page here

Request a Collection Box

Could you collect funds on our behalf? Please Contact Us to request a collection box. You can canvass your friends, family and colleagues for donations at your workplace, your children’s school, through your interests and hobbies (golf club, leisure centre etc.) and other places.

Your money goes to several projects which help the children indirectly and directly.

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