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How to donate

Please donate to the Lord Mayor of Manchester's charity. Your donation will have a direct impact on the lives of Manchester people. Every penny raised stays in Manchester, supporting families and communities across the city. 


You can donate online at 


It's really easy to donate with your mobile phone, simply text MANC17 followed by the amount you wish to donate to 70070. You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10.

For example to donate £5, text MANC17 £5 to 70070 

All money donated goes to us. You may be charged for your text message. Please refer to your network operator's standard rates. For more information visit 


You can send a cheque payable to:

'Lord Mayor of Manchester Charity Appeal Trust '

We Love MCR Charity, Lord Mayor's Office, Room 412, Town Hall, Manchester, M60 2LA

Payroll Giving

Many companies operate schemes which enable you to give to charity through the payroll system. Your donation is taken from your pre-tax salary so your donation costs you less.

  As a 20% tax payer As a 40% tax payer
Donation to charity £10 £10
You Pay £8 £6
HMRC pays £2 £4





Just ask your employer if they run a scheme. For more information email