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Thursday, 17 November 2011

Charity Links 17/11/2011

UK videogame industry charity GamesAid has opened 2011's voting round for members to select which charities will receive shares of the funds it has raised this year. The five charities that receive the most votes will each receive an equal share of the funds to a maximum of £20,000 per charity, while any excess funds will be distributed to the next highest voted for charities - again, to a maximum of £20,000.
If you'd like to vote for the charities - which include Action For Kids and Special Effect - follow or sign up at the source link below. Membership of the site is free and voting closes on October 21 2011.
http://www.next-gen.biz/news/gamesaid-opens-2011-voting-charity-beneficiaries

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Restore wins Charity of the Year 2011 at the Oxfordshire Charity and Volunteer Awards.
http://www.restore.org.uk/2011/restore-wins-charity-of-the-year-2011

For additional information on the event please click below:
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/9307703.Charity_heroes_recognised_for_their_contributions/


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The Football League has made an open invitation for charities to submit a bid to become its Official Charity Partner for the 2012/13 season.Previously, The League has worked with Help for Heroes (Season 2009/10), Marie Curie Cancer Care (Season 2010/11) and its current Official Charity Partner, Help the Hospices.

Charities had until midday on Monday 7 November 2011 to outline how their partnership would have a positive impact on The League's 72 member clubs, their fans and respective communities.
For additional information please click below:
http://www.football-league.co.uk/footballleaguenews/20111014/league-begins-search-for-new-charity-partner_2293334_2481455

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Coutts in Tunbridge Wells today donated £1,000 to Canine Partners, the Office’s charity of the year.
For further media information on Coutts contact: Maria Shum, Coutts & Co on 0207 753 1255 or e-mail maria.shum@coutts.com
For additional information please click below:
http://www.coutts.com/news-and-insights/press-releases/2011/coutts-donates/

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Virgin Trains, official charity partner of CLIC Sargent. For additional information please click below:
http://www.rail.co/2011/10/18/virgin-trains-invite-greenwood-family-on-the-train-of-hope/

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Sutton and East Surrey Water's Redhill Staff gave generously to support their local charity partner The Childrens Trust. For more information please click below:
http://www.epsomguardian.co.uk/news/9310342.Tadworth_the_Hound_raises___500_for_children_s_charity/

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UBM Built Environment has chosen construction and property industry homelessness charity CRASH as conference partner for their Sustainability Now event taking place on 9-10 November 2011.
For further information on this partnership please click here: http://www.crash.org.uk/article/2011/crash-named-once-again-as-conference-charity-partner

For more information please click below:
http://www.industrytoday.co.uk/Construction/crash-named-once-again-as-conference-charity-partner/7432

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Final Third Sports Media has chosen to support Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research as its first ever charity partner. For more information please click below:
http://www.sportcontent.co.uk/editorial-content-specialists-press-releases-charity-partner.htm

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REDDITCH United FC has chosen Cancer Research UK as its charity of the year. For more information please click below:
http://www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/news/9322042.Reds_owner_urges_residents_to_put_the_boot_into_breast_cancer/

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Wales Air Ambulance is Principality’s 2011 Charity of the Year. For more information please click below:
http://www.flintshirechronicle.co.uk/flintshire-news/local-flintshire-news/2011/10/27/wales-air-ambulance-join-principality-building-society-in-hunt-for-mold-hero-51352-29666523/

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Somerset Business Awards 2011 chooses Taunton Association for the Homeless as their Charity of the Year 2011. For more information please click below:
http://www.somersetbusinessawards.org.uk/winners-2011/charity-of-the-year/

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Wales Rugby League have launched a novel fundraising initiative in partnership with Nightingale House Hospice. For more information please click below:
http://www.code13rugbyleague.com/2011/10/31/wales-launch-charity-sponsorship-appeal/

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Peter’s Pies has chosen the Noah’s Ark Appeal as their Charity Partner. For more information please click below:
http://www.bakeryinfo.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/9202/Shirley_Bassey_backs_Peter_s_Pies__charity_collaboration.html

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The Original Factory Shop 2011 Charity partner is Action For Children. For more information please click below:
http://www.thisisscunthorpe.co.uk/Barton-store-helps-raise-milestone-local/story-13722488-detail/story.html

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Avon UK has donated over £500,000 to its charity partners Refuge, Women’s Aid and UN WOMEN, to help end violence against women. For more information please click below:
http://www.businessrevieweurope.eu/business_leaders/alesha-dixon-the-new-face-of-avon

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Network Rail becomes a patron of homelessness charity CRASH. For more information please click below:
http://www.responsesource.com/releases/rel_display.php?relid=68467

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Yorkhill Children’s Foundation are to be an official charity partner of Glasgow Warriors for the next two seasons. For more information please click below:
http://www.nowrugby.com/glasgow-warriors-steeled-for-aironi/4543.htm

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Shoosmiths has elected Brainwave and Macmillan Cancer Support as its new charity partners. Shoosmiths will support Brainwave with fundraising activity from now through to the end of July 2012; before switching to help Macmillan from August next year to the end of April 2013. For more information please click below:
http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/news/3858.htm

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Aviva charity partners are Railway Children and Barnardo's.
For further information please contact: Kate Fairclough, Claire Scott or Sallie Bale at Hill & Knowlton on 0207 413 3000 or email firstname.surname@hillandknowlton.com
For more information please click below:
http://www.4-traders.com/AVIVA-PLC-4000581/news/AVIVA-PLC-10-Nov-2011-UK-North-London-boroughs-receives-funding-to-support-young-runaways-13885970/

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The Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust, has been named as the official charity partner to the Reading Half Marathon Corporate Relay Challenge 2012. For more information please click below:
http://www.getreading.co.uk/business/s/2103108_dame_kelly_holmes_halfmarathon_challenge

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Craig White, the current UK 'DSA’s Direct Seller of the Year,' launches The Elastic Attitude Audio Program, sharing some of his philosophies and beliefs that had enabled him to build a “Home based business” that has created well over £12 Million in sales. All proceeds from this audio program will be donated to Charity, the goal is to raise £20,000 for the Children’s Charity Barnardo's this Christmas.
For more information please click below:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/PersonalSuccess/BarnardosCharity/prweb8942703.htm

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Confused.com is partnering with the road safety charity Brake. As part of the partnership, Confused.com will sponsor Brake's e-bulletins and campaigns as well as launching a joint campaign in the New Year.
For more information please click below:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/confusedcom-partners-with-road-safety-charity-brake-2011-11-10

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Natwest, Bexley has unveiled Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice as their new local charity partner.
http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/community/bexley/9348165.Greenwich___Bexley_Community_Hospice_unveiled_as_Natwest___s_new_local_charity_partner/


Other Charity Partnership news/links that mybe of interest are shown below:

http://www.veoliaenvironmentalservices.co.uk/Main/About-us/Wildlife-Photographer-of-the-Year-/Wildlife-Photographer-of-the-Year-/

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hdhqrk0rNMVAwq_Jl8Y5xO35vTiw?docId=N0252301319471188173A

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/cavendish-unveils-right-to-play-charity-ride

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/2011/11/08/mod-blasted-for-axing-330-000-funding-for-military-charity-helpline-115875-23545453/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2060559/Tesco-backs-gay-festival-drops-support-Cancer-Research-charity-event.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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