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Thursday, 13 September 2012

Charity Links 13/09/12

NewVoiceMedia is increasing its corporate giving through an innovative partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity, formally known as Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, to support the charity and raise awareness of Brain Tumours.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.itnewsonline.com/showrwstory.php?storyid=8916

Savvy Mummys, the daily deal website for mums and their families, has chosen to support children's medical research charity Sparks. It will be using its website and social media site to promote and fundraise for the charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sparks.org.uk/media-centre/news/2012/savvy-mummys/  

Fight for Sight, the UK's leading charity dedicated to funding pioneering research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease, has been selected as the official charity for the 2012 Wigtown Book Festival. The festival takes place from September 28 2012.

The Wessex Autistic Society has been chosen as Poole Rotary Club President's Charity of the Year.

Lok'nStore in Milton Keynes, has announced Willen Hospice as its 'Charity of the Year'. The self-storage company is based on Etheridge Avenue in Milton Keynes.

The Rainbow Centre in Fareham has been chosen as the charity of the year by a self-storage company. Lok’nStore, in Standard Way in Fareham Industrial Park, will help the Rainbow Centre until June next year through fundraising activities.

A Reading self-storage company has chosen Duchess of Kent House Charity as its charity of the year. Lok'nStore on Berkeley Avenue will support the charity until June 2013 through various staff fundraising activities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/s/2119517_loknstore_to_support_hospice_charity

A wildlife charity is linking up with Tesco Extra and Tesco superstores across Swansea on Friday, September 21, and Saturday, September 22. It forms part of a new partnership entitled Together For Trees to help save the world's tropical rainforest.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Charity-s-bucket-plea/story-16839208-detail/story.html

Luna Bar and Fusion Nightclub staff have chosen the Guernsey ADHD Support Group as their charity partner for 2012/13. The nightclub and bar staff, and owner Adam Burroughs, launched the search for a charity partner in June and 18 local charities applied.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mayowynnebaxter.co.uk/about/charity-partnership/

Three charities are due to benefit from the Living Advent Calendar.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1156428

Kent Search and Rescue are looking for companies to select them as their Charity of The Year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ksar.co.uk/get-involved/charity-of-the-year/

World Snooker have announced the Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in Sheffield as their new official partner for this season.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://theoldgreenbaize.com/2012/09/05/bluebell-wood-announced-new-charity-partner/

The Dobbies garden centre chain has chosen CLIC Sargent, the leading cancer charity for children and young people, as its Christmas charity partner this year - and has pledged to raise £50,000 by Christmas Eve.

THE Ronald McDonald House Charity has announced that it will be a charity partner with Leinster Rugby for the 2012/13 season.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.herald.ie/sport/new-ronald-mcdonald-house-linkup-3222740.html

Eresby Hall is operated by charitable trust, The Orders of St John Care Trust and the home's Vehicle Fund has been chosen as Sainsbury's new local charity partner for 2012/13.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Check-cash/story-16826211-detail/story.html

A team of Burges Salmon lawyers will be cycling 320 miles from Wensleydale to Bristol towing a 21kg truckle of cheese, to raise up to £25,000 for Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.burges-salmon.com/news/10080.aspx

Sainsbury's in Penge has chosen St Christopher's Hospice as its charity for the year.

John Lewis Partnership has launched a new charitable giving scheme called Community Matters.

Wolverhampton Wanderers legend Steve Bull has helped raise more than £ 11000 for Birmingham Children's Hospital's Cancer Centre Appeal.

Jewish Care is “proud” to have been chosen as Sainsbury's, Golders Green's charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link:  http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/9920204.Sainsbury_s_to_support_Jewish_Care/  
National Lottery Funding

Following a bid to the Big Lottery Fund, the educational charity Workers' Educational Association (WEA) has been awarded £978,147.
For For more information, please click on the following link: more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wea.org.uk/news/biglotteryne.aspx

12 community schemes across England, have been awarded under the Big Lottery Fund's Communities Living Sustainably programme.

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £1 million to London's Manor House Development Trust. The money will go to help vulnerable people in London stay warm.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_030912_cls_nat_fuel_and_food_poverty

The charity Lost Chord, which uses music to improve the quality of life and wellbeing for people suffering with dementia, has received £10,000 from Big Lottery Fund's Supporting Change Funding and £10,000 from Awards For All.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.worksopguardian.co.uk/news/funding-boost-for-dementia-charity-1-4896700

A community-led scheme called Real Food Wythenshawe has been awarded £1m by The Big Lottery Fund in order to create and deliver a sustainable food future for the people of Manchester's original Garden City.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/Property/Wythenshawe-Wins-1m-For-Food

SPAN Family & Study Centre has been awarded a £250000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://spanuk.org.uk/2012/08/30/eight-radical-solutions-to-the-childcare-issue/

An Isle of Sheppey prison bio-fuel project (sustainable Sheppey) has received funding. The fuel will be recycled and used at HMP Standford Hill on the Isle of Sheppey. The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £946,275 for the bio-diesel project and another energy efficiency scheme for local residents.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-19461907

Dorset Community Action, which organises the Dorset Best Village award each year, has scooped £960,000 from the Big Lottery Fund's Communities Living Sustainably initiative to help it continue its work.

Sightline is implementing its expansion plans after being awarded £190,000 over 3 years from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities programme.

The Rural Community Council (Leicestershire & Rutland)'s Sustainable Harborough Challenge is among 12 successful community schemes across England, awarded under the Big Lottery Fund's Communities Living Sustainably programme.

Love Food has now secured £77,500 from the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Scheme, allowing it to carry on its work until 2014.

 Mayor Charities

Reed Boardall Group, Boroughbridge's largest employer is continuing its commitment to the local community with a donation of £2,000 to the Mayor's charity Communicare.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ripongazette.co.uk/news/ripon/reed-boardall-s-charity-donation-1-4878230

Charities and voluntary organisations in Weston-super-Mare are being urged to apply for mayor's ball cash.

The Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Colin Clark and his wife Margaret will host the fund-raising trip to Belle Vue Stadium on September 28th 2012. Money raised from the event will go to the Mayor's charities, St Catherine's Hospice, the North West Air Ambulance and the Prostate Cancer Charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lep.co.uk/news/story-shorts-10-09-12-1-4912707

Former Mayor of Worcester has handed over £10,774 to 2 charities close to his heart. Councillor Dr David Tibbutt raised the money for Leukaemia Care and the Farmers Overseas Action Group (FOAG) during his term in office which ended in May 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.worcesterstandard.co.uk/2012/08/31/news-Mayor-hands-over-the-cash-49400.html

THE Mayor of Dudley's charities have netted a further £800 following a special football match between Dudley Council staff and councillors.

Charnwood Mayor, Councillor Diane Wise, has launched her charity appeal that will help 2 local organisations during her year of office. Both the Our Space Appeal and the Baldwin Trust will be supported by Cllr Wise.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.inloughborough.com/news/101234/Charnwood%20Mayor%20announces%20charity%20causes

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