Text to donate

Donating by text is a fast and easy way to help protect animals in need

To set-up a monthly gift or make a one-off donation, all you have to do is text the relevant keyword to the 5-digit number. Your donation shows on your phone bill or gets deducted from your pay as you go credit.

To make a monthly gift: Text ANIMAL1 to 70660 to donate £3 a month.

To make a one-off donation: Text ANIMAL2 to 70004 to donate £5.

By making a text donation you agree that we may call you or send an SMS to your mobile. We may contact you about our work, success stories and how you can help protect animals. You may also receive links to short videos, our website, and other content you can view on your mobile. We won't charge you for this content, but you may incur charges from your network provider.

For more information, see our full SMS Terms and Conditions.

Questions about text donations

Can I donate by text?

You must be 16 years old or over to send a text donation.

Where can I send text donations from?

You can only donate from a UK mobile. You cannot donate using this service from a Channel Island, Isle of Man or other non-UK mobile. You must get permission from the bill payer before sending a text message,

How much does it cost to donate by text?

The cost of a text is the donation amount plus one message at your standard network rate. It will show on your bill and the sender will show as the five digit number you sent the text to.

How much does World Animal Protection receive?

We receive 100% of your donation.

Is my donation eligible for Gift Aid?

If your donation is eligible for Gift Aid, we may contact you to give you the opportunity to add it to your donation. 

Why would you contact me about Gift Aid?

If we send you to another web page or ask you to text a Gift Aid declaration, you may incur extra charges from your network provider.

How do I unsubscribe?

If you want to unsubscribe, or don't want to receive any communication from us, there are many ways to let us know:

How do I unsubscribe by text?

  • If you do not wish to receive any fundraising calls from us, text NOCALL to the number you text to donate.
  • If you do not wish to receive any fundraising texts from us, text STOP to the number you text to donate. Please note, by opting out from SMS you will cancel your regular monthly mobile gift if you have signed up to one.

Can I skip a monthly gift?

If you would like to skip a month, text SKIP to the number you text to donate. SKIP must be sent within 24 hours of receiving the monthly payment notification text

How do I stop a monthly gift?

If you would like to stop your monthly gift, text STOP to the number you text to donate.

When will you update my contact preferences?

Once received, your contact preferences will be updated within 5 working days.

Where your money goes

For every £1 you donate:

  • 76p goes towards protecting animals around the world.
  • 3p pays for staff costs and administration, and to help raise the next £1.
  • 21p goes to fundraising.

For every £1 we spend on fundraising, we raise another £5.

Find out more about how your money works for animals.

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