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2020 Aidan Turner Birthday Charity Campaign

The COLLECTION PERIOD HAS ENDED – Thank you to all who donated!
It’s that time again when Aidan Turner fans all over the world donate to charity to honor Aidan’s birthday on 19 June!

In the past we have donated to charities that Aidan had a special interest and or connection with. In 2018 we collected $1691/ £1359.73/ €1556.71 for Focus Ireland and in 2019 we collected $1460/ £1173.99 /€1344.05 This year we wanted to choose a charity that contributed to world-wide Covid-19 Relief.

After doing some research, we have decided on: Center for Disaster PhilanthropyCenter for Disaster Philanthropy

This organization collects donations from a great many foundations, organizations and individuals and then distributes them to a variety of international relief groups.
This page specifically outlines their Covid-19 response:CDP Covid-19 Response Information.

CDP has recieved an overall rating of 92.22 out of 100 with a 100 rating for Financial and 89 for Accountability and Transparency from the “Charity Navigator”. 94.5% of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs and services it delivers. (source:

Some of the relief organizations that their funds support are:

  • CARE
  • Feeding America
  • Save The Children
  • Oxfam
  • .. and many others

How You Can Help

The collection period ran 1 May 2020 to 15 June 2020.