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Monday, 17 September 2012

Charity Links 17/09/12

ITV has announced the six charities that will benefit from its 2012 Text Santa campaign, which promotes donating by mobile phone. Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives, and Whizz-Kidz will share the income  and raised profile of ITV's second annual appeal which culminates in a live entertainment show on Friday 21 December 2012.

Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo has teamed up with fashion house PPQ to sell limited edition pocket squares, to support the national heart charity Heart Research UK.

The South West will be the first region to benefit from a new £250,000 fund for local charities set up by Santander bank. The Santander Community Fund will provide grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help disadvantaged people in the area.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.southwestbusiness.co.uk/news/05092012091228-bank-funding-for-charity-groups/

WARRINGTON Wolves players have stripped off for a charity calendar. Stars including Chris Hill, Micky Higham, Tyrone McCarthy , Paul Wood and Stefan Ratchford posed in the buff to raise cash and awareness for The Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisischeshire.co.uk/news/9913637.Wolves_stars_pose_naked_for_charity/

Interact a leading supplier in intelligent intranet software has announced that it will be donating money to the UK charity ‘Epilepsy Action’ from ticket sales for its UK intranet conference, Interaction 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sourcewire.com/news/73826/interact-donates-money-to-uk-charity-epilepsy-action

Doncaster Rovers FC are pleased to announce that the official charity partner for the 2012/13 season will be Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.doncasterroversfc.co.uk/news/article/charity-scheme-357312.aspx

Sainsbury's Kingston annouces Charity of the year.

Waltham Forest Stroke Association picked as Sainsbury's in Hall Lane, Chingford charity of the year.

The World Food Programme has announced an global partnership with Mastercard

The Pain Barrier are very pleased to announce that our Charity Partner for the 2012 Event will be Yorkshire Cancer Research.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://thepainbarrier.co.uk/charity-partner/

GS1 UK chooses Food Chain as charity partner. The Food Chain exists to ensure people living with HIV in London can access the nutrition they need to get well, stay well and lead healthy, independent lives.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.gs1uk.org/about-us/Pages/thefoodchain.aspx

Barnardo's has partnered with fast food chain KFC in a new initiative where unemployed vulnerable young people gain work experience in unpaid work.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/1074617/barnardos-team-kfc-scheme-vulnerable-people

Diabetes UK is the current nominated charity partner for the Bupa Great Run Series. The charity has a record number of participants running in the series. The charity has a record number of participants running in the series and is on course to smash its fundraising targets.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.justgiving.com/charities/set-your-charity-up-for-partnership-success/

Saracens donating Wembley ticket sales to skin charity the British Skin Foundation.

Oldham Athletic Football Club are partnering a leading charity to help raise awareness of prostate cancer – the most common cancer in men.



National Lottery Funding


Youth organisation Blueprint 22 has received £8021 from the Big Lottery Awards for All grant fund for an exciting project, Face Value in Worthing.

Leading pro-life charity, LIFE, has been awarded £292k from Big Lottery funds to finance its Care and Housing work throughout the UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lifecharity.org.uk/lottery-funded

Lottery boost for Sunderland families. Official launch of the Improving Futures project in Sunderland, left to right; Josip Simlesa and Lee Crosby from the Improving Futures Project

The Clutha Discoverers applied to the Big Lottery Fund and were successful in obtaining £1381.

A SENIOR Citizen's club has had a cash boost of more than £2,500. Johnstown Senior Citizen's Club was awarded £2,545 from the latest round of grants from the Big Lottery Fund's Awards for All Wales scheme.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Club-s-cash-aid/story-16880847-detail/story.html

Grants of £1.3m have been awarded to improve services for vulnerable young people in Renfrewshire. The charity Action for Children has been given £750,000 Big Lottery funding to work with Renfrewshire Council to provide specialised family therapy.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-19560569

Disadvantaged young people in County Durham are to benefit from more than £250,000 of lottery funding. The cash, awarded by the Big Lottery Fund to Groundwork North East aims to reduce anti-social behaviour.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-19555763

Worcestershire charity Mentor Link, which provides volunteer mentors, has received lottery cash to expand and extend its work into Shropshire.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-19555930

The Wave Project, which is a project which uses surfing as a therapeutic activity for young people with mental health and emotional issues has been handed a grant of £177,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

A major cash boost for community sport will allow more Scots to get involved with the 2014 Commonwealth Games, according to the Big Lottery Fund. The fund has awarded an extra £500,000 to be allocated between grassroots sporting initiatives.

Two groups from East Kilbride have secured more than £12,000 in funding from Awards for All. The Sexual Assault Victims Initiative (SAVI) received a £9600 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.


Mayor Charities


Mayor of Hertsmere Pat Strack has chosen to raise cash for The Herts Air Ambulance as her charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/9921922.Go_Red_for_mayor_s_charity/

Rob Coleman, who became mayor in May, hosted the whisky-tasting evening at the Greyhound Coaching Inn in Market Street, Lutterworth. The event that took place on Friday was to raise money for Cllr Coleman's chosen good causes.

Catwalk in the cafe will boost Mayor's charities, Tamworth. Mayor's charity, which this year supports the TAME Community First Responders and SPIN, a group for people with special needs.

Beauvale Priory came to life for an evening of food, music and dancing last weekend to raise over £1,200 for the Broxtowe Mayor Cllr Margaret Handley's two chosen charities, The Royal British Legion and Ryan Lee Trust.

Former Haverhill Mayor Maureen Byrne donates £2,060 for both St Nicholas Hospice Care and the Breast Unit of West Suffolk Hospital.

Eastbourne Mayor Councillor Mike Thompson two charities are Canine Partners, a charity that provides assistance dogs for people with disabilities and The Rotary Club of Alleppey in India.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/community/charities-benefit-from-walk-1-4260444

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