A quick update on our recent focus of registering Giving for Latvia as an official U.K. charity.
– small charity constitution passed
– community account opened
– HMRC reference (EW07948) received.
Our new official status as charity allows us and our donors to benefit from GiftAid scheme, i.e. for every £1 that a donor donates, our charity will receive a tax rebate from the HM Revenue & Customs
– online donation facilities set up via CharitiesTrust and Charities Aid Foundation
They will unfortunately not update us with the details of donors, so we cannot thank every individual donor, but we and the crisis centres are of course very grateful for the donations