Our Need for Funding

The Community of Aidan and Hilda is a registered charity (Number 1055306) and all money received is ploughed back into the maintenance of the Open Gate, the support of staff based on the island, the expenses of members of the Caim Council who need to travel to meetings, and the publication and distribution of the Aidan Way.

You can pay your annual subscriptions from this page

Payments to the Community are handled by PayPal, but you do not need to have a PayPal account to use the facility - the main credit cards and debit cards are supported. The security of transactions is handled by PayPal, not this website. When you click a PayPal button you will then be transferred to the PayPal site where you can enter the amount you want to donate, your personal details, etc. Your donation will be credited to the Communty's bank account. The Community Co-ordinator will receive an automatic email detailing your donation and you will receive an email confirmation.

Your Ability to Pay

The Community understands that not everybody can afford the full subscription. Our first priority is that you remain a member! So, if you have a limited income, then please use the donate button and give according to your means even if this is only five pounds!

If you need to discuss what might be appropriate given your circumstances, please contact the Community Co-ordinator by using the link below.

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Lindisfarne harbour on a stormy autumn day