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 childhood cancer
We give financial support to families affected by Neuroblastoma
We offer emotional support if needed and if we are unable to offer support you require, we will endeavour to source an organisation that can.
We raise much needed awareness of the early signs and symptoms of Neuroblastoma.
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.
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 :
email@example.com 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 are registered with Virgin Money Giving as our online fundraising setting up as your fundraising page or for a donation which also claims the gift aid on our part.
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 fill out the volunteer form above and we will be in touch.
Where Do My Donations Go?
Donations received to Mitchell's Miracles will help to provide emotional and financial support to families of a child receiving hospital care for Neuroblastoma a childhood cancer.
We will raise much needed awareness of the early signs and symptoms of Neuroblastoma.
How Can I Help to Promote the Charity?
Here are a few ideas you can help promote our charity...
Like & Share our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mitchellsmiracles/ , Follow us on Instagram, and Twitter
Take some of our leaflets into your business. Share our upcoming events to friends and family and ask them to share.
Get your local radio station to give our charity a mention.
Taking a Mitchell's Miracles charity tin will not only help promote our cause, but will help raise vital funds needed to support a family.
Display our banner in your company, or if you are hosting an event, this will help in raising awareness of Neuroblastoma.
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.