Donate in Cryptocurrency

We really need your help. Life is harder than ever for seriously ill children and their families. Please donate your cryptocurrency to Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity and help us to provide every seriously ill child with a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse. Find out why we need your help here. Thank you.

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Donating in cryptocurrency is easy. Use the form to give in over 40 different currencies and help seriously ill children, like Kai, and their families to lead a more marvellous life. Find out more about Kai's Story.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your donation, please contact us or call on 01494 890465

Why giving cryptocurrency can help seriously ill children to lead a more marvellous life

Founded in 1991, Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity helps and empowers seriously ill children and young people to lead a more marvellous life. One way we do this is through establishing Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses in partnership with the NHS. These nurses provide holistic family-centred care and become a vital lifeline for seriously ill children and young people as well as their families, improving the lives of some of the most disadvantaged people in greatest need.

Currently, 82 Roald Dahl Nurses support over 24,000 seriously ill children and young people across the UK. The children and young people looked after by these nurses are all living with complex lifelong conditions that are underfunded, under-resourced and under-recognised. These conditions include progressive disease without curative treatment options, as well as irreversible but non-progressive conditions causing severe disability.

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Roald Dahl Nurses are highly trained, senior, compassionate professionals who are ‘more than a nurse’ and ‘make things happen’. The recently published ‘Marvellous Nurses’ Report, provides highlights from an independent evaluation recently undertaken by the Sheffield Hallam University, clearly evidences the impact and contribution of our nurses. The findings of this research support the future establishment of more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses across the UK.

In partnership with the Royal College of Nursing, and applying the principles of economic assessment, we have developed some case studies that illustrate the financial value of our Roald Dahl Nurses. For example, Kirsten Johnson – Roald Dahl Sapphire Epilepsy Specialist Nurse at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust – demonstrated that her telephone and advice line service had saved the NHS £84,778 in just one year. Find out more about Kirsten's study here.

Frequently asked questions

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How do I donate cryptocurrency to your charity?

We use the platform ‘The Giving Block’ to accept cryptocurrency donations. All donations can be made through the widget in this page.

First, select which type of cryptocurrency you wish to donate and enter your donation amount. Next, fill out some basic information about yourself and enter an email address where you would like to receive a receipt. Lastly, a wallet address will be generated for your donation which is linked directly to our wallet.

For more information on making your donation using cryptocurrency, contact us here.

If you would like to donate to our charity by other means, please visit our main giving page here.

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Are crypto donations tax-deductible?

Donating crypto may be a highly tax efficient way to give for some donors. We will provide a receipt of your transaction to help you claim any deductions you are entitled to, but as cryptocurrency is quite complex we advise you to contact your accountant for personalised tax advice.

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Which cryptocurrencies does the charity accept?

We accept the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Aave (AAVE) Alchemix (ALCX) Amp (AMP) Ankr Network (ANKR) Axie Infinity Shards (AXS) Balancer (BAL) Bancor Network Token (BNT) BarnBridge (BOND) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ChainLink (LINK) Compound (COMP) Curve (CRV) Dai (DAI) Decentraland (MANA) Dogecoin (DOGE) Enjin Coin (ENJ) Fantom (FTM) Filecoin (FIL) Gemini Dollar (GUSD) Injective Protocol (INJ) Kyber Network (KNC) Litecoin (LTC) Livepeer (LPT) Loopring (LRC) Maker (MKR) Mirror Protocol (MIR) Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2) Orchid (OXT) PAX Gold (PAXG) Polygon (MATIC) Ren (REN) Skale (SKL) Somnium Space (CUBE) Storj (STORJ) SushiSwap (SUSHI) Synthetix (SNX) Tezos (XTZ) The Graph (GRT) The Sandbox (SAND) Smooth Love Potion (SLP) Terra (LUNA) TerraUSD (UST) UMA (UMA) Uniswap (UNI) Yearn.Finance (YFI) Zcash (ZEC) 0x (ZRX) 1inch (1INCH).

If you have any questions or are interested in donating other types of cryptocurrency, please contact us here.

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Does your charity accept NFT donations?

NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token.

Supporters can donate the proceeds from the sale of an NFT to our charity through the widget in this page.

If you are an artist, athlete or public figure who would like to sell or donate NFT proceeds to our charity, please send an enquiry here.

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How can I run a cryptocurrency fundraiser for your charity?

If you are part of a cryptocurrency community and would like to organise a fundraiser for our charity, please get in touch with us here in advance so we can coordinate with you.

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Are cryptocurrency donations anonymous?

Cryptocurrency donations work the same as cash donations; anyone can send them to us without providing their details. However, we have specifically chosen to use The Giving Block to manage and facilitate donations who also allow donors to share their details with our charity.

In addition, we will notify the charity Commission should an individual anonymous donation exceed a certain amount.

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Does your charity offer refunds?

Note that our charity is not able to give refunds if you changed your mind, sent the wrong cryptocurrency or made the wrong decision.

All cryptocurrency donations made via The Giving Block are final and non-refundable. The Giving Block does not, has not, and will never offer any form of cryptocurrency airdrop, goods or services in return for a donation.

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Why is your charity accepting cryptocurrency donations?

A growing number of charities are beginning to accept donations in the form of cryptocurrency.

There are currently about 220,000,000 users globally. The number of cryptocurrency users has increased exponentially from 2017 to 2021. Currently, there is about $300,000,000 donated in the form of cryptocurrency each year. As the crypto market has grown, so too have cryptocurrency donations.

We believe that accepting cryptocurrency will result in donations we may not otherwise receive, as well as connecting us with new supporters.

Contact us if you need any more information about donating your cryptocurrency.

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