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Thursday, 30 May 2013

Charity Links 30/5/13




Millions of pounds more would be raised for charities just by giving people extra "nudges" into donating, a Government-backed report has found.
Making communication more personal, encouraging people to up-rate regular donations in line with inflation and even handing out sweets all have an impact, found research from the Cabinet Office Behavioural Insights Team in partnership with the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and Bristol University.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bris.ac.uk/global/news/newsitem.html?y=2013&n=9416.html
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2013/9416.html

The Charity Commission launches their new website in the hope that the improvements will make the website easier to use.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/news/welcome-to-our-new-website/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/start-up-a-charity/

Google Announces Finalists for £2Mln Charity Prizes
For more information, please click on the following link: https://globalimpactchallenge.withgoogle.com/   

Charity WRVS drops 'women' from its name to attract men
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/

Care2Save pledges to raise £1.7mln for good causes
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.care2save.co.uk/about-us/

Many small charities have inadequate financial management, report warns from the Charity Finance Group and the Small Charities Coalition
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cfg.org.uk/resources/Publications/cfg-publications.aspx

Regulators to launch consultation on new Sorp in July 2013. The new Sorp will provide guidance on how charities should interpret FRS 102, an accounting standard released in March by the Financial Reporting Council, which will replace the UK Generally Accepted Accounting Practice.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charityfinancials.com/caritas-magazine/new-sorp-draft-approved-by-frc-1318.html

Charities will be fined up to £200 if on-street fundraisers are caught flouting strict new rules set out by Enfield Borough Council. Only five charity sellers, or 'chuggers', will be allowed to work at any one time throughout borough

Welsh representative to join Charity Commission board. Lawyer Eryl Besse will join the board on 3 June, creating a board of 8
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/About_the_Commission/commissioners.aspx




Big Slimming World Clothes Throw, a nationwide fundraising drive that sees Slimming World members across the UK donating clothes to Cancer Research UK, Slimming World's charity partner for 2013.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.slimmingworld.com/information/smiles.aspx

ALTRINCHAM Garden Centre is one of 49 garden centres across the country to team up with the NSPCC and help raise funds for vulnerable children and families.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thegardencentregroup.co.uk/about-us/our-charity-work

New charity beer festival is being launched at North Walsham this summer on August 2-3
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/new_charity_beer_festival_planned_for_north_walsham_1_2210700

Mitie Group staff take part in charity bike ride for Charity partner http://bit.ly/ZgO9Ot

'Robust evaluation measures' will give charities an advantage in setting up corporate partnerships, says Linda Minnis of the Charities Trust. Click on link below to download report:

Cricket Derbyshire announce new charity partners
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chad.co.uk/sport/cricket-derbyshire-announce-new-charity-partners-1-5694916
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chesterfieldpost.co.uk/sport/cricket/chcricket_00000163.html  

Nominate Horsham charities for donation from Schumacher UK

UK based comic store, Limited Edition Comix, has produced a variant cover with Marvel Comics in aid of The Sick Children's Trust, a charity that the store and its customers support.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=45647

Random House has raised more than £60,000 for its charity partner, Shooting Star CHASE, over the past year, and has voted to continue its fundraising over the next 12 months.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thebookseller.com/news/rhg-raises-%C2%A360k-hospice-charity.html

Suffolk Show 2013: The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Society (RABI) has been named as the event's charity for 2013.

The Vela Group announces hospices as charities of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://bdaily.co.uk/creative/23-05-2013/vela-announces-hospices-as-charities-of-the-year/

East Stirlingshire select Parkinson's UK as Charity of the Year

Charity Partners - The Arsenal Foundation
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.arsenal.com/thearsenalfoundation/charity-partners

Kingston Hospital has been chosen as World of Golf New Malden's ongoing charity partner for the next 12 months.

London 2012 volunteer legacy charity signs BT as first commercial partner

Local Edinburgh charities will benefit from summer tennis tournament

Charity partnership targets support for adoption and care
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=109930

Dudley cancer charity White House Cancer Support set to benefit from Wall Heath garden centre open day. Ashford Nurseries has chosen White House Cancer Support as their charity of the year.

Marie Curie Cancer Care and EDF Energy announce 3 year charity partnership.
EDF's Sunderland office at Doxford International Business Park is the company's single biggest site in the UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/press-media/news-comment/marie-curie-edf-partnership/

The Wealden Business Group has adopted the Kent Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs as its Charity of the Year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kentonline/news/Kent-Foundation-chosen-as-charity-1214

Sikh parade drums up cash for Fire Fighters Charity

Swindon Town FC are now welcoming applications to become the club's designated Charity of the Year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.swindontownfc.co.uk/news/article/charityoftheyearsearch-834784.aspx

Crawley Town are delighted to confirm that Chestunt Tree House and Christopher's Smile will be the club's official charity partners for the 2013-14 season.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.crawleytownfc.com/news/article/2013-charity-partnership-282022.aspx  

A partnership between a Haringey charity and Sainsbury's has come to an end – after raising almost £3,000 for the borough's visually impaired.

Nike announced recently that it will be cutting ties to cancer charity Livestrong, an announcement that comes just four months after the organization's founder Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://web.orange.co.uk/article/news/livestrong_nike_cuts_armstrong_charity_ties

Sainsbury's Newbury celebrates Charity Partnership after 2 years of fundraising
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.dingley.org.uk/Article.aspx?id=196

Sainsbury's, Princess Square, Bracknell has raised funds for Thames Hospicecare over the last year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thameshospicecare.org.uk/Hospicecare_News/Charity+of+the+year

Sainsbury's of Tonbridge have just come to the end of their year supporting Alzheimer's Society as their chosen Charity of the Year. During this time they raised a fantastic total of £3546.66.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/news_article.php?newsID=1598

The Dementia Café - Supermarket spreadscafé story far and wide

Worksop: Sainsbury's says farewell to NORSACA after year of support

Sainsbury's gives donation of more than £6000. Staff at Sainsbury's Otley teamed up with Otley Action for Older People, as its charity partner of the year.


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