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Sunday, 4 November 2012

Charity Links 04/11/12



Greggs staff strip for charity Children in Need.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/People/Greggs-staff-strip-for-charity-Children-in-Need

New Pets At Home Store Opens in Wrexham With Local Charity Partner.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wrexham.com/news/pets-home-store-opens-local-charity-partner-13507.html

Morton Primary School held a Geeky Glasses Day in partnership with the Ridley Eye Foundation, a charity based in Swinstead that supports research into degenerative eye diseases.

Team IG Sigma Sport are pleased to announce that Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research will be their Official Charity partner for the forthcoming 2013 season.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://teamsigmasport.co.uk/official-charity-partner-onboard-2013/

Beaconsfield RFC partners with DrugFAM charity. Beaconsfield RFC have signed an innovative partnership deal with a local charity which supports families blighted by the effects of drug and alcohol addiction.

This year's Bowood Charity Dog Show and Summer Fair raised more than £33,000 for charities including Macmillan Cancer Support.

charity partnership between Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children and Midlands Co-operative Society.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.midlands.coop/society-values/charity/corporate-charity/

Charities to get share of £1000.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hebdenbridgetimes.co.uk/news/local/charities-to-get-share-of-1-000-1-5060642

A CHARITY that supports the city's children's hospital has been named as an official partner for this year's Bristol 10K. Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal has been named as the running event's official local charity for the next two years.

The Nag’s Head in Gensing Road, which is owned by Punch Taverns and run by Steve and Angie Featherstone, will be selling the 2013 calendar showing the pub’s regulars posing with nothing on but a giant poppy to raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Facewatch, the crime prevention scheme set up by Gordon's Wine Bar managing director Simon Gordon, has formed a partnership with charity Crimestoppers and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to better tackle crime.

SANTANDER UK chief executive Ana Botin will this week join the Mayor's Fund for London as a trustee. Botin, who has led the UK subsidiary of the Santander Group for almost two years, will become a trustee on 1 November 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cityam.com/latest-news/santander-s-ana-botin-joins-mayor-charity

Charities to benefit from card shop. THIS year's multi-charity Christmas card shop, Cards for Good Causes, has opened in Worcester.

NCVO and Big Lottery Fund launch £6m Assist programme.

Facebook is adding a new product within its gifting service -- charitable donations. As part of the social network's Facebook Gifts service, users can now send donations in a friend's name to organizations like the Red Cross.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57543894-93/donate-to-charities-using-facebook-gifts/

The Co-operative unveils Carers Trust as its new Charity of the Year.

Age UK forges first partnerships with retailers.

The Argus Group today announces that it has selected Family Centre as a key community partner and made a significant donation to support the charity in changing its strategic direction towards preventative care.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://bernews.com/2012/11/argus-selects-family-centre-as-key-partner/

AbilityNet has been chosen as the charity partner for The Midlands Business Show 2012 at Villa Park on Friday 9th November 2012.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/news/abilitynet-chosen-charity-partner-midlands-business-show

Alcohol–free wine brand Eisberg will once again partner with the British Liver Trust for a nationwide health campaign. The Love your liver campaign will run in January 2013.

BPIF Cartons Conference 2012 raises £2,000 for The Printing Charity. Tweet. This year's BPIF Cartons Conference, a major packaging event for carton producers and their customers held on 3 and 4 October in London, raised £2,000 for The Printing Charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.packagingeurope.com/Packaging-Europe-News/50495/Default.aspx


Lottery Funding

Big Lottery Fund is to provide £165m of funding for voluntary and charity sector partnerships working with local authorities to provide a better start for vulnerable babies in England.

The charity The People's Health Trust distributes the money raised by the Health Lottery has launched a new funding programme that focuses on those neighbourhoods whose inhabitants have the worst health in England, Scotland and Wales.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/

£65m to sustain and transform free advice for better future. Vital frontline advice services across England will receive a multi-million pound support package as the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) today launches the Advice Services Transition Fund. The Cabinet Office is supporting BIG’s programme by contributing half of the funding.

2014 Communities helps Scots to get more active - Big Lottery Fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_251012_2014comms_sco_get_more_active?regioncode=-uk

A VOLUNTEER-RUN project which supports victims of domestic abuse has received a funding boost of almost £250,000. The Domestic Abuse Safety Unit (DASU) in Shotton was awarded the cash by the Big Lottery Fund.

The Windmill Community Centre in Hele, Torquay, has been awarded the Reaching Community grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

Residents in Grewelthorpe, between Masham and Ripon, are celebrating winning funding from the Big Lottery Fund to supplement a donation from the Methodist Church and money raised at local events to convert a chapel into a village hall, community centre and cafe.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/10004402.Funding_paves_way_for_new_village_hall/

Bute Youth Football Coaching's under-16 team will travel free to all their away games for the next 12 months thanks to the award of a £2,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The grant will cover the cost of all the team's away trips for the coming year.

L'Arche is one of 83 groups across Northern Ireland awarded grants totalling more than £682,000 from the Big Lottery Fund's Awards for All programme.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_241012_a4a_ni_grant_to_cooking_project?regioncode=-uk

Mayoral Charity of the Year

Mayor of the Royal Borough od Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Christopher Buckmaster, has pledged to use his Mayor's Charitable Appeal this year to raise funds for the Brain Tumour Research Campaign and buy a £250,000 Sonowand for Charing Cross Hospital.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://kensington.londoninformer.co.uk/2012/10/mayors-charitable-appeal-to-ra.html

Jonathan and Wendy Radford-Gaby, Helston mayor and mayoress chooses 2 local charities to help.

CHARD: Second curry night for mayor’s charity. MAYOR Cathie Morrision was delighted to hear there were 100 people booked to dine at her charity curry night hosted by the Liza Tandoori in Chard.
This was the second year the owner. Shazzad Hossain. has extended his generosity to support the Mayor’s charities - the Scouts, Guides and First Responders.

Coun Paul Byrne and his wife, Ann, raised almost £3,000 through their fundraising events during their term of office up to May this year. As a result they have presented cheques to their chosen charities – the North West Air Ambulance, Longridge Army Cadets, the Community First Responders and St Cecilia’s High School in Longridge.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.longridgenews.co.uk/news/local/mayoral-charity-gifts-total-2-800-1-5058851

THE Mayor of South Tyneside is inviting residents to join her at a charity fundraising evening next week. Coun Eileen Leask will be hosting a night of music and entertainment at Springs in Crossgate, South Shields, on October 30.

FUNDRAISERS took to the streets of Rhondda Cynon Taf as part of Operation Bed Push to raise funds for the Mayor's Charity Appeal.

South Tyneside Council Mayor Hosts Charity Evening
Tickets cost £3 each and all cash raised will go to the Mayor's Charity, which this year is supporting following local charities MS Society - South Tyneside,WHIST (Women's Health in South Tyneside), and Diabetes UK - South Tyneside.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.southtyneside.info/article/16899/mayor-hosts-charity-evening

Darlington Borough Council - Mayor to present £2500 to charities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.darlington.gov.uk/Generic/News/Mayor+to+present+2500+to+charities.htm

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