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Frequently Asked Questions
Who Are Mitchell's Miracles?
Mitchell's Miracles is a registered charity in England and Wales (charity number 1152726).
We exist to support children and families affected by Neuroblastoma.
We give financial support to families affected by Neuroblastoma
We raise much needed awareness of the early signs and symptoms of Neuroblastoma in the hope of a diagnosis at an early stage
To provide transport for the child in treatment of Neuroblastoma
Fundraising for all the families of a child with Neuroblastoma to help with financial assistance
Our Charitable Objectives
To promote and protect the physical and mental health of children suffering from Neuroblastoma in the UK through the provision of financial assistance , support, education and practical advice to their parents and carers.
To advance the education of the general public in all areas relating to Neuroblastoma in children.
What is Gift Aid?
Gift Aid is a simple way to increase the value of your donation to Mitchell's Miracles – at no extra cost to you. If you pay tax in the UK, Mitchell's Miracles can reclaim the basic rate tax (25%) on your donation.
So, if you donate £100, it is worth £125 to Mitchell's Miracles.
Please see our Gift aid page for further details.
Why Does Mitchell's Miracles Spend Money on Fundraising?
We spend money on fundraising specifically in order to raise more money. We deliberately have a small but effective fundraising team to keep costs down to a minimum.
Can we Write a Blog About Our Child's Journey?
Yes, and we would actively support you in doing so to raise awareness about Neuroblastoma.
However, as a charity we must adhere to strict rules about what we can and cannot do, and so we must ask that any blogs be sent to our Admin team :
firstname.lastname@example.org for approval before it goes onto our website.
How Can I Help to Fundraise for Mitchell's Miracles?
There are so many ways in which you can help fundraise for our charity. We have many ideas and tips on the best way forward in raising much needed funds for Mitchell's Miracles on our fundraising page.
We use Virgin Money Giving for setting up as your fundraising page or for a donation which also claims the gift aid on our part.
You can also text donate to HUTH07 and then amount £1,£2 to 70070
How Can I Apply to be a Volunteer?
Volunteering is a great way to develop your potential, gain work experience and boost your CV while making a big difference to lives of families affected by Neuroblastoma childhood cancer.
In return for sharing your time, you will have new experiences and challenges, meet new people, and of course get involved in exciting activities and events.
You don’t need any particular experience or skills.
Commitment, reliability, enthusiasm and a genuine desire to help people are the qualities we are looking for.
Whether you can spare a few hours a week or volunteer on a more frequent basis we would like to hear from you.
Please get in touch by emailing us and showing your interest.
Where Do My Donations Go?
Donations received to Mitchell's Miracles will help to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms and educate the public of Neuroblastoma.
We aim to give much needed financial assistance to families of a child with Neuroblastoma throughout treatment.
Our future aims for our charity will be to have a minibus to transport the child and family to and from hospital appointments.
How Can I Help to Promote the Charity?
Here are a few ideas for promoting our charity Mitchell's Miracles :-
Contacting the media
Contact your local newspaper, radio and TV stations
Try to get your event into your work or school newsletter
Email friends and family
Share our upcoming events to friends and family and ask them to pass it on
Share our website, Facebook, Twitter to all your friends and family and celebrities
How We Use Your Personal Data
Provided you give us your explicit consent, we will use the personal details we collect about you and your child, including details of your child’s medical condition(s), in order to process your grant application.
In order to carry out this work, we may need to share this personal information with other organisations such your child’s hospital.
We may also use this personal information to publicise our work more widely.
Please be assured that the personal information we collect about you and your child will be securely stored and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.