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Monday, 17 December 2012

Charity Links 17/12/12


Morrisons Plc has announced that it has extended its charity partnership with Save the Children until the end of the financial year 2013/2014.





KIDS Charity of the Year announce that their partnership with Cathedral Group is on target.





Meadowhall Shopping Centre has announced that it will be supporting The Children’s Hospital Charity, as its chosen charity of the year for 2013. The Children's Hospital Charity supports the work of The Children's Hospital in Sheffield by funding specialist medical equipment and vital research etc to help change lives by opening new facilities etc.




BNP Paribas is pleased to announce that the NSPCC has been chosen as its 2013 UK Charity of the Year.





Following a busy year of community engagement and fundraising, KPMG on the Isle of Man has announced a donation of £7674.01 to its chosen charity of the year 2011/12.





First Call Contract Services are proud to announce their 2013 charity partnership with the TEENAGE CANCER TRUST.





EasyJet's cabin crew are getting in a festive mood by donning Santa Claus outfits to launch a new charity donation drive for Unicef.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/12/13/easyjets-200-santas-unicef_n_2291704.html



The Harrogate-based mutual, Engage Mutual launches a new charity policy. Engage Mutual has launched a charity policy which recognises staff for their participation in voluntary and fundraising initiatives.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.harrogate-news.co.uk/2012/12/13/engage-mutual-launches-new-charity-policy/



The estate agency Strutt and Parker charity group, have decided to donate £5,000 of their fundraising, which has been given to help Parkinson's UK continue its work.




Angel Springs raises thousands of pounds for UK charity. A new customer loyalty scheme launched by Wolverhampton (UK) headquartered Angel Springs has seen the water cooler service provider raise more than £10,000 for children's charity Make-A-Wish Foundation UK in just 3 months.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.foodbev.com/news/angel-springs-raises-thousands-of-pounds#.UM2pdqzeBnk





Airedale Shopping Centre is giving Keighley people a chance to vote for the local charity they believe the centre should support during 2013.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/10081742.Centre_seeks_new_charity_for_2013/



STAFF at a Haverfordwest store are searching for a local good cause to become their charity partner in 2013. 



Sywell Airshow raised a massive £50,000 for charity in a bumper year. Organisers of this year's Sywell Airshow have announced that more than £50,000 was raised for good causes.





Beyond Analysis's Charity of the Year with The Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK, has raised significant funds.





Action on Hearing Loss and Deafness Research UK has announced recently that they are holding talks about the possibility of a merger.





A broader November survey by the Office for National Statistics cast a grim light on the overall decline in charitable giving in the UK. The ONS report said donations fell 20%in real terms during 2011-12.


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Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has won over new hearts as he was announced as the patron of a children's heart charity.





From the New Year, early 2013, starting a new charity will be much simpler. The government has agreed a new one-stop process to help make things easier.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.greenwich-cvs.org.uk/2012/12/10/setting-up-a-new-charity-just-got-easier/



Government cuts red tape to make it easier to run a charity. A new type of charity structure means the organisation is liable, rather than individual trustees, if things do actually go wrong.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/news/government-cuts-red-tape-make-it-easier-run-charity



Lottery Funding



The Elthorne Estate will be the only Islington area awarded funding under the Big Lottery Fund's Big Local Programme. The money will be paid over 10 years.





The Big Society Network team attended an event last night to celebrate that it has been given a £7 million injection from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).





Palfrey is one of 50 deprived areas across England to benefit from the Big Lottery Fund's Big Local programme. Hateley Heath, in Sandwell, has also been granted a cash injection.





Families in Catton Grove, to the north of the city centre, have been given a surprise early Christmas present – £1m of National Lottery cash to spend on improving their community.





Newington is set to receive at least £1 million of lottery funding as part of a national 'Big Local' initiative.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thanet.gov.uk/news/latest_press_releases/newington_funding.aspx



A CLUSTER of villages in the shadow of the doomed, 500-job Alcan aluminum smelter have been given a £1m funding boost.





Residents in the isolated Cumbrian village of Milburn will soon be broadening their horizons thanks to a £33,000 Big Lottery Fund award.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/news-and-events



A grant of £9,996 was awarded from the Big Lottery Fund under the Awards for All scheme. It will fund a new group which provides a safe place in which people aged 13-18 can explore and get support with gender and sexual identity issues for a year.


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