BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need is a charity which raises money for disabled children and young people in the United Kingdom, their usual fundraising strategy involves local events alongside a special night of broadcasting on their television channels which takes place in November. This usually comprises of humorous sketches and new material by famous celebrities alongside emotional appeals detailing how donations will be spent.

Children in Need appreciate donations from all over the country, so if you would like to organise a fun office fundraiser, bake sale or charity auction on their behalf you can get in touch with them using the details below to make a donation. You can also visit their UK website for fun ideas on how you can contribute in your local area as well as to get permission to use their Pudsey Bear mascot.


Contact Children in Need

You can contact the BBC about their Children in Need charity by calling their UK phone number 0345 609 0015 to find out how you can make a donation, for the scheduled date of their annual telethon and for further information on how your donations are spent. If you represent a charity that acts on behalf of children you can call this helpline to apply for a grant, alternatively you can send a letter of application by writing to the postal address below or you can apply directly to your local Children in Need office by calling the appropriate helpline which can be found in the table at the bottom of this page.

BBC Children in Need,
PO Box 649,
M5 0LD,
United Kingdom.


Children in Need phone numbers

Children in Need office Contact number
General enquiries 0345 609 0015
Scotland 0141 422 6111
Northern Ireland 028 9033 8221
Wales 029 2032 2383
London 0303 080 1145
Newcastle 0303 081 5913
Salford 0303 083 7875
Leeds 0303 080 2286
Birmingham 0121 567 6707
Norwich 0121 567 6707
Nottingham 0303 082 2758
Bristol 0117 974 6600
Plymouth 01752 234 588
Southampton 02380 374 285