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Unfortunately bogus charity collections are becoming a real issue across the UK, so we’ve put together some tips to help you identify genuine Age Cymru collection bags and bag collectors.  This is an example of a genuine Age Cymru collection bag for our charity.

Age Cymru collection bag

1. This is an example of a genuine Age Scotland collection bag for our charity
If you receive any other bags through your letterbox that do not look like this but claim to be collecting for Age Scotland please do not use them. Only the bags shown above will come to our Charity.
2. Our collection bags have our Charity Number on them and our Head Office address.
3. All bag collectors working for Age Scotland carry photo ID and they will be happy to show this to you if asked. They also wear high visibility Age Scotland branded vests so you can be sure your bags are going to one of our shops.
4. If you have any doubts about the bags or bag collectors, please either contact our Head Office on 0845 833 0200 or our Stock Co-ordinator on 07920 537 093.
We appreciate your kindness and support and want to make sure your donations reach us as intended.
To find out more about what sort of items you can donate to Age Scotland, visit the Donate to our shops page.
Remember if you Gift Aid your donations, Age Scotland can potentially make an additional 25p per £1 for every item we sell!

Please note our bags are also a maroon colour and will have marked on them the day the bag is due to be collected.

1. If you receive any other bags through your letterbox that do not look like this but claim to be collecting for Age Cymru please do not use them. Only the bags shown above will come to our Charity

.2. Our collection bags have our Age Cymru company registration number on them (6837284), our Retail company number (8010768) ' our charity registration number (1128436) and our Cardiff office address.

3. All bag collectors working for Age Cymru carry photo ID and they will be happy to show this to you if asked. 

4. If you have any doubts about the bags or bag collectors, please contact our Cardiff office on 029 2043 1555 or email. We appreciate your kindness and support and want to make sure your donations reach us as intended. Remember if you Gift Aid your donations, Age Cymru can potentially make an additional 25p per £1 for every item we sell!

For more information: Contact our retail team 029 2043 1555