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You can donate to ERIC simply by sending a text message on your mobile phone.

One-off donations

To make a one-off donation, text the word POTTY followed by the amount you want to donate to 70085 - for example to donate £5 send the text POTTY5 to 70085.

How much can I donate?

You can donate any whole amount up to a maximum of £20 per text, simply by entering the relevant amount after the word Potty.

For example:

• Potty3 = £3 donation
• Potty10 = £10 donation
• Potty15 = £15 donation

What happens next?

You'll receive a text back thanking you for your donation and asking if you would like to gift aid your donation.

How much will it cost me to donate?

We use the Donr text giving service to process our text donations. You will be charged for one text message at your standard network rate plus the amount you have chosen to donate.

Text Donation Terms & Conditions

Please note that we may use different keywords for certain events or campaigns; however, the above procedure and terms will still apply.

  • Our text giving service provider, Donr, charges us a fee equivalent to 5% of each donation.
  • 100% of any Gift Aid given on your donation will be processed and received by our charity.
  • When you make a text donation, this will either be deducted from your mobile phone credit (Pay as You Go) or added to your mobile phone bill.
  • You may be charged a standard rate message for your text message (refer to your network operator for further information).
  • You must ask the bill payer’s permission before making a donation. If you are under 16 years old, you must have your parent or guardian’s permission to send a text donation to us.
  • You should receive a confirmation of your donation by text from Donr within an hour of sending your text.
  • If at any time you encounter any problems when making a text donation, you can contact the Donr Helpline by calling 0333 4444 111.
  • Donr provides Text Giving and other fundraising services to charities who are registered in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • Donr is a private, UK-registered company (company number: 10402410).