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Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Charity Links 7/08/13




Staples’ Employees Choose a Charity and Change Lives
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.staples.co.uk/newsCentre_Associates-choose-charity_subsite
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.staplesfoundation.org/

National Grid has shortlisted four fantastic charities, from a large number of applicants to go forward for selection to become its first charity partner.

Members of games industry charity GamesAid are now able to nominate charities for possible support in 2013.
Nominations should be reserved for small UK charities focused on children and young adults with a turnover of no more than £5m and with no more than 30 per cent of turnover being spent on admin costs.
The nominations window will remain open until 23:59 on the night on Friday August 16th 2013.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/gamesaid-opens-nominations-for-2013-charities/0119641

Persimmon Homes Midlands, who have made the Hannah Payne Memorial Trust their chosen charity for the year

Online retailer WAE+ has announced its intention to donate at least £10,000 to its Charity of the Year, Midlands Air Ambulance, throughout 2013.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10973187.htm

August's game against Scotland at Wembley is designated as a Teenage Cancer Trust International to highlight the partnership between The FA and the Teenage Cancer Trust.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thefa.com/england/News/2013/teenage-cancer-trust-video-310713

Capita Travel and Events' employees complete Virgin Active London Triathlon. Cancer Research UK is Capita's charity partner.

BAG4SPORT has been chosen by Devizes Chamber of Commerce as its charity of the year for 2013-14.

Mercure Newton Park Hotel, in Newton Solney, will be selling a selection of special pink desserts in aid of Breast Cancer Care, its 2013 Charity of the Year.

The Royal Free Charity is one of seven organisations with incomes between £1million and £10m, including Alzheimer's Research UK and London-based UK Youth, to be shortlisted for the title of Charity of the Year by industry magazine Charity Times.

Bath Building Society has announced its charity of the year as Dorothy House, with the business working with them until the end of 2014.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nowbath.co.uk/news/dorothy-house-chosen-as-building-societys-charity-51657/

Anthony Nolan is the chosen charity for the Onrec Conference and Exhibition 2013.

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is one of Cadbury World's 2013 charity partners

Apprentices at Airbus in Broughton organised a charity five-a-side football tournament, raising almost £900 for charity. Airbus’ charity partner in the UK is Alzheimer’s Society.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/news/airbus-broughton-apprentices-net-cash-5391178

Gasworks and Christie's collaborate for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.artmediaagency.com/en/70877/gasworks-and-christies-come-together-for-charity/

Woolwich Ferry rekindles its annual charity river trip
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/media/newscentre/28348.aspx

The Co-operative hits £2.5M milestone for their Charity of the Year

The Sunday Times Christmas Appeal 2013 is launched

Milestones Trust is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as Downend and Bromley Heath Parish Council's 'charity of the year'.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.milestonestrust.org.uk/news/84/milestones-trust-named-eucharity-of-the-yearey

The Original Factory Shop in Horncastle have organised a fun day to raise money for their charity partner, Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Staff at the Wilko store in Park Farm Shopping Centre, Allestree, have raised £740 for Macmillan Cancer Support, the store's regional charity of the year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.belpernews.co.uk/news/local/store-raises-740-for-cancer-charity-1-5915454

People’s Postcode Trust today announced the launch of its biggest project yet – Dream Fund 2014.
Charities encouraged to compete for dream project funding
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.postcodetrust.org.uk  

Pelican Healthcare announces their Charity of the Year 2013 as The Stomawise Caravan Appeal

Hays selects The Brain Tumour Charity for £100,000 two year fundraising partnership
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hays.co.uk/press-releases/HAYS_772767

The Phone Co-op partners with Community Network

Menzies Distribution fundraising team has raised nearly £10k just 4 weekks before 28 man-team starts their sponsored bike ride

Wilko staff in Park Farm Shopping Centre, Allestree has raised £740 for Macmillan Cancer Support the store's regional charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.belpernews.co.uk/news/local/store-raises-740-for-cancer-charity-1-5915454

PwC's office in Milton Keynes is to cycle America for their charity partners



Sainsburys back Thurrock Foodbank as their Charity Of The Year 2013/14.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yourthurrock.com/2013/08/02/sainsburys-back-thurrock-foodbank/

Sainsbury's in Redhill has announced Friends of Brooklands School as new charity partner


Number of charity shops in London rise 16% in two years

The Small Charities Coalition, which supports almost 7,000 charities across the UK, has partnered with OCC.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/486759/246ab38488/ARCHIVE#onecent
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.onecentcall.org/charities.html

Why UK charities rarely benefit from the rise in corporate volunteering
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cityam.com/article/why-uk-charities-rarely-benefit-rise-corporate-volunteering

Majority of public think having a London office is a waste of a charity's money

Legal aid charities start partnership before cuts to programmes begin to bite

Barclays Pingit app launches 'donate with Gift Aid' function
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.barclays.co.uk/Mobile/BarclaysPingit/P1242603570446

Lobbying bill might mean more charities have to register with Electoral Commission
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/2013-2014/0097/en/14097en.htm
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-bill-to-bring-more-transparency-to-politics

New lobbying Bill published
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wcva.org.uk/about-us/news/2013/07/new-lobbying-bill-published
For more information, please click on the following link: http://bwbllp.com/knowledge/2013/07/24/lobbying-and-non-party-campaigning/

Test Valley Borough Council offers chance to advertise your charity on new banners in area
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.testvalley.gov.uk/business/towncentremanagement/charity-banner-sites/  
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisishampshire.net/news/10585638.Advertise_your_charity_event_on__new_banners /



Job Vacancies

Senior Corporate Partnerships Officer
For more information, please click on the following link: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/357756/senior-corporate-partnerships-officer/

New Partnership Officer - Alzheimer's Society
For more information, please click on the following link: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/357765/new-partnership-officer-st-katharine-s-docks/


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