Donate Bitcoin

Please support our work with a cryptocurrency donation.

We are now accepting donations via Bitcoin. Donate today and help our helicopters stay in the skies and our team saving lives.


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Here's everything you need to know about donating Bitcoin to the Great North Air Ambulance Service.
What is cryptocurrency?
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A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that can be used online. The currency is currency is maintained by a decentralised system rather than a central banking authority.

Once you own an amount of a cryptocurrency, you can spend it the same as you would spend regular currency, as long as the receiving party accepts cryptocurrency as a form of payment.

What is Bitcoin?
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Bitcoins are digital coins you can send via the internet .As a decentralised currency, Bitcoin isn’t controlled by any authority, government or financial institution. This means that bitcoin can be transferred (or sent) from person to person, no matter where they are located in the world.

How do I donate cryptocurrency?
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Donating Bitcoin to the Great North Air Ambulance Service couldn’t be easier!

To donate to us, all you have to do is enter the amount that you would like to donate above. After this, you’ll be asked to insert your method of payment, and you’re set!

Why is GNAAS accepting cryptocurrency?
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At the Great North Air Ambulance Service, we strive for innovation in fundraising and want to make it as accessible as possible to donate to our life-saving cause.

Cryptocurrency is an important element of today’s economy, and we hope that accepting donations will enable us to reach a wider range of supporters, increasing our income and allowing us to continue our vital work.

What cryptocurrencies do you accept?
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We currently only accept Bitcoin (BTC) donations.

Is the exchange of cryptocurrency legal and safe?
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Yes. There are currently no legal restrictions on merchants accepting cryptocurrencies in the UK. HMRC have issued guidance on handling cryptocurrency donations, which the Great North Air Ambulance Service complies with.

Cryptocurrencies work using blockchain security. A blockchain relies on networks of thousands of computers to verify transactions, making it nearly impossible to tamper with the ledger.

We are accepting donations via CoinCorner, a service based in the Isle of Man that specialises in Bitcoin transactions.



If you would like to donate GBP, you can do so here.

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