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Every donation helps enable us to continue to support the Home and School in Tuni. Even the smallest amounts go an incredibly long way in rural India.There are many different ways you can donate to the work of SLA detailed below.

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Single Donation

You can easily make a single donation using our online shop. The transaction is secure, and you can choose how much you’d like to donate.

GIRLS’ LIVES MATTER APPEAL

Make a single donation to the GIRLS’ LIVES MATTER APPEAL. The transaction is secure, and you can choose how much you’d like to donate.
Make a regular donation to the GIRLS’ LIVES MATTER APPEAL.

Monthly Donation

We are very fortunate to have regular donors who have set up regular Direct Debits. If you would like to support us in this way you can set up a Direct Debit online or download the donation form, complete it and return it to us.

Offline Donation

If you would like to give a donation offline please download the donation form, complete it and post or email it back to the SLA office.  Cheques and Postal Orders can be sent to us at along with the form. Please post to SLA, St Ninian’s Centre, 140 The Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9RR.

Alternatively you can call the SLA Office on 0131 629 9112 and make a donation over the telephone.

If you are a UK taxpayer and would be willing to let SLA reclaim Gift Aid on any donation you make, please state this when donating or tick the Gift Aid box on the donation form. The UK government will give Scottish Love in Action 25p for every pound you donate at no cost to you.

SLA Online Shop

Another way you can support us is by purchasing gifts or tickets for a SLA fundraising event from our online shop.

Events

If you are interested in holding a fundraising event to help SLA please visit our individuals page to get some ideas and have a look at our Do a Little Change a Lot fundraising pack for ideas.  If you are participating in a sponsored event please contact us to request an official SLA sponsorship form to collect your sponsor money as well as setting up your own site through the Justgiving website with whom we have partnered with. They will handle donations for your sponsored event securely and efficiently.

Giving through your Self Assessment Tax Return

From September 2004 it has been possible for you to nominate Odyssey to receive tax repayments due to you as donations. You will find Scottish Love in Action and its code number on the list of participating charities on the Inland Revenue website. The code is also given here and is: GAU21GG. This can be entered in the appropriate place in your tax return. The repayment will automatically be made direct to Scottish Love in Action.

Leaving a Legacy

After you have made provision for your loved ones, if you were able to leave a gift to SLA in your Will, it would enable us to continue giving life-changing support to such destitute children for years to come.

Your Gift would help us to ensure that each child is given the education and life-skills needed to develop his or her unique potential, to escape the poverty trap and to lead productive, independent lives. Legacies have helped SLA to make catalytic changes to the lives of the children, from the funding of child immunization programmes to further education courses and the building of classrooms. Donations of any size are welcome. Any amount will make a difference to help us achieve our goals.

WHAT NEXT? You can leave money to family and friends and a gift to charity in the same Will. In doing so this can reduce the amount of inheritance tax that your families will have to pay in the future. Making a Will is a simple process and we recommend you speak with your solicitor to make one. SLA cannot recommend a solicitor for you but you can either contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or find one at www.lawscot.org.uk | 0131 226 7411 (Scotland) or 020 7242 1222 (England and Wales)

WAYS TO LEAVE MONEY TO SLA – There are four main ways in which you can leave money to charity in your Will:

  • Residuary Legacy – The remainder after all other gifts and debts have been paid.
  • Pecuniary Legacy – A cash lump sum. Consider index-linking any cash gift to ensure that its relative value stays the same over the years.
  • Specific Legacy – A gift of a particular item of property i.e. jewellery, painting, furniture.
  • Gift in Memory – As a tribute and celebration of the life of a loved one you may wish to give a Gift in Memory. This will bring positive change to the lives of the children of SLA.

© Scottish Love in Action 2014 / Phone 0131 629 9112 / Email enquiries@sla-india.org
A registered Scottish Charity / Charity Number SC030516 / Company Number SC280397
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