Charities will still accept the old £1 coin in donations
Paying with £1 coinsThe official advice is that you won’t be able to pay with old pound coins from the end of 15 October: Howard Lake | 15 October 2017 | News 425 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis94 24 designs of the round pound coinThe Royal Mint has shared the 24 distinct designs that appeared on the round £1 coin from 1983 onwards. 3. BBC Children in NeedWith the annual telethon in November, just a month after the old pound is withdrawn from circulation, it makes sense to appeal for some of the estimated £450 million in old one pound coins that still haven’t been spent or donated. Charities will still accept the old £1 coin in donations 426 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis94 2. Royal British Legion’s Poppy AppealThe Royal British Legion will accept old pound coins until Remembrance Day in November as part of its annual Poppy Appeal. There are around 150,000 collectors ready to accept them. But in practice you will be able to spend them in a few places, if you choose not to donate them to charity. But you will need to be quick.The final deadlines are:Tesco – 23 October: deadline for using old coin at tills and self-service machinesAldi and Iceland – 30 OctoberPoundland – 31 October.In addition the Federation of Small Businesses has encouraged its 170,000 members to continue accepting them after 15 October because it will provide a “useful community service” to customers.Choose… any charity!Still not sure who to give your outdated old pound coin to? Choose your favourite charity! Tagged with: BBC Children in Need Money The Royal British Legion The old round pound coin today ceases to be accepted in most places across the UK. All hail the new 12-sided bimetallic pound coin. But almost any charity will continue to accept them as donations for a while longer.These are some of the charities and campaigns appealing for old £1 coins.1. Make A Wish FoundationMake A Wish Foundation has the support of The Daily Mail and Nationwide building society in its old pound campaign. Nationwide will accept them in their branches until the end of 2017. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.