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Sunday, 23 September 2012

Charity Links 24/09/12



The Bank of England is to auction banknotes for charity. The proceeds of the auction will go towards 2 charities chosen by Bank of England staff: the British Association for Adoption & Fostering and the Kids Company. Both charities provide care and support for children in the UK

For more information, please click on the following link: http://inaudit.com/events/bank-of-england-to-auction-banknotes-for-charity-25371/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/Pages/news/2012/085.aspx


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Simplyhealth has launched a new television advertising and social media campaign that will help to raise money for national heart charity, Heart Research UK.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.privatehealth.co.uk/news/september-2012/simplyhealth-launches-campaign-37588/

Localgiving.com, the UK's leading website dedicated to supporting local charities and community groups, is launching the 'Grow Your Tenner' campaign today to help small, grassroots charities to survive the economic slump.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://localgiving.com/gyt

Unilever has entered into a new partnership with charity group Save the Children, which aims to positively impact millions of lives around the world. The multinational business has made a three-year commitment worth 15 million euros.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.silobreaker.com/unilever-announces-global-partnership-with-save-the-children-5_2265984642186215554
For more information, please click on the following link: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/unilever-save-children-launch-global-090000991.html
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.unilever.com/aboutus/foundation/savethechildren/

More than 300 would-be Bradley Wiggins from the Bristol property industry are taking to the roads of North Somerset this week to raise funds for charities. The property agents, their friends and families have signed up to take part.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.southwestbusiness.co.uk/news/17092012112505-bristol-property-agents-on-their-bikes-for-charity/

The UK's biggest dental exhibition, BDTA Dental Showcase, will be donating up to £10,000 to 3 charities as part of their new e-ticketing system. Delegates are invited to vote for their favourite dental charity when they register.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.dentistry.co.uk/news/showcase-donates-%C2%A310000-charities

Eldon Square Shopping Centre has joined forces with British Heart Foundation (BHF) Shops and is asking people in Newcastle to take part in the charity's Great British charity's Great British Bag-athon.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/communities/newcastle/2012/09/20/newcastle-shopping-centre-supports-charity-s-bag-athon-challenge-72703-31875926/

Localgiving.com is the UK's leading website dedicated to supporting local charities and community groups. They have been given £500,000 from the Office for Civil Society which they plan on using to help Northamptonshire's local charities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/community/community-news/charities-in-northamptonshire-benefit-from-500-000-government-jackpot-1-4285552

The HELP Appeal was established by the County Air Ambulance charity to help raise funds to develop hospital helipad facilities across England. The Appeal has awarded a £1-million grant to St George's Healthcare NHS Trust.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.waypointmagazine.com/story415

This autumn, ASK Italian restaurants will raise vital funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity by donating a percentage of sales from their scrumptious kids menus.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/parenting/news+on+parenting-257923.html

Deeside College Group of Colleges selects British Heart Foundation as their Charity of the Year.
Students and staff at the Coleg Llysfasi, Northop College, Wrexham Training and Deeside College sites are now busy planning innovative and gruelling challenges, determined to raise even more money for their new charity of the year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.flintshirechronicle.co.uk/flintshire-news/local-flintshire-news/2012/09/20/deeside-college-group-of-colleges-selects-british-heart-foundation-as-charity-of-the-year-51352-31868635/

Saracens players Ben Spencer and Nils Mordt have taken to the skies of London to launch Saracens' new charity partnership with London's Air Ambulance.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.saracens.com/news/view.php?Id=7174

IT company Sopux, have been simultaneously running an online auction for the £529 smartphone in the hope of raising funds for charity Cancer Research UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Tonbridge-man-raises-charity-cash-camping-iPhone/story-16955668-detail/story.html

An open day at a farm near Lichfield is set to raise money for a charity which provides assistance dogs to people with physical disabilities.
Blythe House Farm will throw open its doors on Sunday (September 23) from 11am to 4pm in support of Canine Partners.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://lichfieldlive.co.uk/2012/09/21/support-blythe-farm-open-day-for-canine-partners-on-sunday-23-september/

JP Morgan Cazenove is preparing to launch an innovative investment trust that will allocate money to blue-chip fund managers and donate 1% a year to cancer charities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20120921-703753.html

Fleet Alliance beats charity fund raising target. Fleet Alliance, said “Over the last five years we have raised in excess of £100,000 for our nominated charity partners with Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres being the main beneficiary.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/2012/9/20/fleet-alliance-beats-charity-fund-raising-target/44857/

Nightrider™ 2013 opens their search for Charity partners.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nightrider.org.uk/

Portsmouth shop workers hold a rally to raise cash for charity. Around 25 workers and some of their family and friends joined the relay and called into 12 Co-op stores to generate cash for Canine Partners – a charity that gives disabled people dogs to help them with every-day activities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/portsmouth-shop-workers-hold-a-rally-to-raise-cash-for-charity-1-4269405

The Berkeley Group gives £10k to Richmond charity Spear. Spear, which has a hostel in Richmond Circus, received the funding from St George, part of the Berkeley Group, having been chosen as one of the organisation's local charities. The partnership will see the start of a 4 year relationship.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/9932614.Berkeley_Group_gives___10k_to_Richmond_charity_Spear/

A programme supporting families in King's Hedges has been awarded £186,576 to keep services running for another 5 years. Thursdays Together was funded by the Big Lottery from April 2007 until March 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Cambridge/Scheme-for-families-to-keep-going-17092012.htm

New sailing school set for Southwold, Suffolk. The cash injection, awarded by the Big Lottery Fund, will pay for five volunteers to train as Royal Yacht Association instructors. Meanwhile, the money will also be used to purchase six Laser Pico boats from across the country.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/new_sailing_school_set_for_southwold_1_1524694


Mayor Charities

Hull and East Riding Lord Mayor Danny Brown's nominated charities are Case training, Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind and Age UK (Hull).
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Acts-support-charity-night/story-16934297-detail/story.html

The Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Coun Colin Clark and his wife, Margaret, are inviting people to join them on a fund-raising trip to Belle Vue Stadium on Friday, September 28. Money raised from the event will go to the Mayor's charities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/chorley/9925010.Charity_races_night_for_South_Ribble/

Curries aid appeal for Lord Mayor of Leicester. This year, Lord Mayor Abdul Osman is hoping to raise £60,000 for stroke care.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Curries-aid-appeal-Lord-Mayor/story-16943869-detail/story.html   

Huddersfield Deputy mayor Clr Martyn Bolt plans fundraising bike ride for troops. The Mayor's charity this year is the Yorkshire Regiment Benevolent Fund
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-west-yorkshire-news/2012/09/20/deputy-mayor-plans-fundraising-bike-ride-for-troops-50060-31870826/  

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