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Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Charity Links 11/07/12

De Poel Consulting has chosen Mencap as their Charity of the Year 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/depoel%20

The League of Friends of North Walsham and District War Memorial Hospital has been unveiled as Sainsbury's North Walsham new local charity partner for 2012/13.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/news/north_walsham_charity_given_funding_boost_1_1437278

The Mayor of Brighton and Hove has spoken about how his life was touched by one of the charities that he has chosen to support during his year in office. Councillor Bill Randall is using his mayoralty to raise money for the Martlets Hospice, Brighton.

Sainsbury's Fosse Park Charity of the Year has been announced as Coping with Cancer.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.c-w-c.org.uk/sainsburys-fosse-park-charity-of-the-year_n116.aspx

More than 36000 Royal Mail employees voted for Prostate Cancer UK as theRoyal Mail's Charity of the Year partner for 2012-2014.
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.myroyalmail.com/mrm/appnews/default.aspx?i=1175

SKRUM has been confirmed as the charity partner of Sports Marketing 360. Part of SportBusiness Group, the world's leading supplier of information and media services to the sports industry.

Sainsbury's Hampden Park's local charity partner has been chosen as Eastbourne Ambulance Community First Responders. The charity partnership was officially launched in June this year and customers can now choose to make a donation in-store. Sainsbury's Hampden Park's local charity partner last year was Care for the Carers.

The Southampton life-saving charity Southampton Hospital Charity’s Red & White Appeal is to benefit from the fundraising activities of the UK’s national mapping agency. Ordnance Survey has chosen Southampton Hospital Charity’s Red & White Appeal as its official charity to support during the next 12 months.

Pets at Home is pledging to help more pet charities in Clay Cross as it prepares to open their second store in the Chesterfield area in August.

Self storage company Lok'nStore has announced that its local Charity of the Year will be Parkinson's UK Swindon and District branch.
Elgin Industrial Estate and Rushy Platt Industrial Estate, Swindon will support the charity from now until June 2013 through various fundraising activities involving their staff.
To officially confirm their new partnership, Geoff Horton, centre manager of Lok’nStore’s 2 centres in Swindon, presented Linda Dutchie, of Parkinson’s UK, with a certificate announcing it as its Charity of the Year.
For more information, please click on the following link:http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/9796697.Local_is_key_to_firm___s_charity/  

Land Securities, owner of the Bridges, has recently announced that the MS Society is its National Charity Partner for 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thebridges-shopping.com/news-events/new-national-charity-partner   

Circus Star, the not-for-profit Company Interest Company, has raised more than £800,000 in the past 10 years for local charities, with a particular emphasis on children’s charities, hospices, and hospitals. It aims to promote the Charity of the Year along with the circus show, and it tries to raise the profile of the charity in the area where it is performing, especially among the business community.
Registered charities who work locally in Croydon, Sydenham, and Harrow and whose work benefits children, young people or addresses health and social welfare issues may send a letter of application to Circus Star via email: applications@circus-starr.co.uk giving a brief description of your activities and the reason why they wish to become the Charity of the Year.
The closing date is 30 September 2012. For further information can be found via the Circus Starr website: http://www.circus-starr.co.uk/cgi-bin/charity.pl?val=display_listings

ABF The Soldiers' Charity has announced a new partnership with jewellery manufacturer Pandora.

A Brierley Hill charity names Insight which is for carers is set for a funding boost from big-hearted supermarket staff and shoppers at Sainsbury's in Amblecote. Insight has been chosen as the 2012/13 charity partner for Sainsbury's in Amblecote after a vote by customers.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.stourbridgenews.co.uk/news/9806268.Brierley_Hill_charity_set_for_funding_boost/

The staff from Dulux Decorator Centres across the Greater Manchester area recently undertook a 182 mile static bike ride to raise money for the company's charity of the year, Alzheimer's Society.

Cure Leukaemia is an official charity partner to Edgbaston until 2016.

The new Mayor of Dorchester's chosen charity is Home-Start West Dorset for his year in office.

The Cannonball 2000 chosen charity partner is Dreams Come True.

Other Charity news that maybe of interest to you:

Pizza Hut is the latest company in the United Kingdom to partner with The Giving Card, which gives customers who sign up the ability to receive discounts.

LINK, the UK cash machine network, has announced a new service that enables customers to make charity donations at UK cash machines has gone live.
As also does The Royal Bank of Scotland: For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.easier.com/104137-new-charity-donation-service-live-rbs-cash-machines.html

The Public Interest Registry has applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers for permission to establish the .ngo domain name.

Charities Aid Foundation reports that its CAF Social Impact Fund has offered £2.2 million in loans to 22 organisations in its first 12 months. The Fund enables individuals to lend charitable funds to support charities and social enterprises.

The Care for the Carers charity based in Eastbourne recently announced the appointment of Jennifer Twist as the charity's new CEO.

Microsoft joins forces with charity to create technology hubs:

Persimmon Homes launches fund on their 4oth birthday to give away £400,000 to charity.




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