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Friday, 11 April 2014

Charity Links 11/4/14






Charity Partnerships


All-in-One Onesie maker reveals fund-raising partnership with cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support

Network Rail chooses CLIC Sargent as its charity of choice for two years

Grimsby Food Kitchen announced as Freshney Place's new charity

Ringrose Law, which has a branch in Sleaford’s Southgate, has chosen Macmillan Cancer Support as its Charity of the Year.

Iceland hands £3m to dementia cause

Abbeyfield South Downs chosen by Wealden District Council as charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/local/wealden-chairman-chooses-charity-of-year-1-5966639

Popular race recently rebranded as Anna's Hope Fun Run reveals that Children In Need will be the 2014 charity partner

Children in Need new charity partner for Great Eastern Run

Milton Keynes Chamber announces MK Gallery as its charity for 2014/15

Investec, Guernsey, supports local mental health charity

Dairy Crest CEO urges firms to embrace CSR



Fundraising


Since the Big Swim event began in 2012 it has raised more than £7,000 for MCS, the UK's leading marine charity

A cup of Earl Grey with Lady Edith? That'll be £4500! Ultimate Downton experience goes on sale

A POOLE man who suffered a heart attack has been honoured by the British Heart Foundation for his outstanding contribution to the charity.

A charity golf day held by LV= at  Ferndown Golf Club  in July 2013 raised a terrific £12,000
For more information, please click on the following link: http://in-dorset.com/2014/04/05/golf-day-is-fundraising-hole-in-one/

Mansfield Rotary Club boost Portland College fundraising campaign

Sheffield charity auction raises £6400
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/what-s-on/charity-auction-raises-6-400-1-6536952

Funding boost for High Peak Women's Aid charity

MARIE Curie Cancer Care collectors celebrate launch of 2 year partnership with Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World

Slee Blackwell waived their usual will-writing fees in return for a donation to the national will-writing charity scheme
For more information, please click on the following link: For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/solicitors_show_real_will_power_for_charity_1_3519614

EQUINE charity HAPPA,is 1 of 19 groups on the shortlist for a cash injection from Horse and Hound.

CREWKERNE Friends of Cancer Research UK managed to total £9,800.91 as their overall donation to the national charity during last financial year.

Charity appeal attracts £26000 donation
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/11128545.Charity_appeal_attracts___26_000_donation/

Joey Essex in bereavement charity's 'Onesie Walk'
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.childbereavementuk.org/GetInvolved/OnesieWalk

Dion Dublin back in Coventry for charity football match Sunday 4th May 2014

Leeds Charity Beer Festival 30th - 31st May 2014 in association with The Rotary Club of Roundhay

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors enjoys record returns for charity

Exeter City chosen by Football League as 1 of 6 clubs to host charity tournament in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

Kidwelly charity bike ride organised to raise money for British Heart Foundation

Charity Gig raises funds for Lupus UK
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.connectcannock.co.uk/music-2/charity-gig-raises-561-lupus-uk/10121/

Austin Healey's wife takes on China charity challenge

Charity dinner hosted by Earl Spencer at Althorp raises £20k for Northampton Hope Centre

Manx Cancer Help, will host its first ever Golf Day on Thursday 19th June, with support from its patron James Toseland

Football Legends Take On Celebrities For Charity : VIVA Lifestyle Magazine
For more information, please click on the following link: http://vivalifestyle.co.uk/football-legends-take-on-celebrities-for-charity/

Robert Plant Makes Surprise Appearance with Steve Winwood at UK Charity Concert

Cowdray Park seniors held their inaugural charity day in aid of captain Brian Brockhurst's nominated charity, Prostate Cancer UK

Connells donates £2000 to kids charity

Hotel staff in 10k success for charity

Marathon runners: is your online fundraising platform donating 100% to charity?

Battle lines drawn for Cambridge businesses to paddle it out at Wacky Races charity challenge
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Business/Business-News/



Charity News

The Charity Commission endorses Home-Start UK Quality Assurance System

The Charity Commission new annual return form for 2014 goes live
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk//news/new-annual-return-form-for-2014-goes-live/

Who knows where the cheque book is? The Charity Commission advises charities to put controls in place
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk//news/who-knows-where-the-cheque-book-is/

How charities can understand and minimise reputational risk

Charities lose £1.3 billion in one year of government spending cuts

Revealed: Blind Spot of UK Businesses and Charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.economicvoice.com/revealed-blind-spot-of-uk-businesses-and-charities/

Cancer Research UK looks to recruit 2 senior fundraising managers

Charity group Hullabaloo has race trust status for Huntingdon 10k and fun runs

Community Pride award nomination for tireless fundraiser Annie Greenwood

Teenager is the fundraiser of year at SeeSaw
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/11125790.Teenager_is_the_fundraiser_of_year_at_SeeSaw/

Charity fraudsters use Help for Heroes' popularity to help themselves

5 years on, CoppaFeel is one of the best-known cancer charities

3 local students have been awarded flying scholarships by a new charity set up to promote aviation among young people.

Norfolk and Norwich Scope Association celebrate diamond anniversary
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/local_charity_celebrate_diamond_anniversary_1_3522113
               
THE Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has officially unveiled a new helicopter

Proposed new housing development near Leamington is forcing sustainability charity Action 21 to find a new home

Guide dog charity chairman backs campaign to keep cars off pavements
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11124302.Campaign_to_keep_cars_off_the_pavements/

Plans to create new definition of charity in order to prevent tax avoidance should be abandoned by HMRC say NCVO..
For more information, please click on the following link: http://blogs.ncvo.org.uk/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cfg.org.uk/

£10000 grant helps fund new ambulance for Stortford's Animal Rescue Charity

Sustrans takes its place among UK's top 100 charities

Lloyds Bank: Small business growth hit by technology 'blind spot'

New £1.4million state of the art autism and learning disabilities centre opens in Sidcup

Essex charity receives prestigious High Sheriff's Award

Children's charity calls on businesses to tackle homelessness in the South West

New £22.3 million Leatherhead charity centre to be paid for by 76 green-belt homes
               
Keech hospice launches Gift Aid appeal which could help the charity raise a further £250000 a year

Afghan Heroes: Charity to close after funding probe

HIV charity Herts Aid welcomes legalisation of home testing kits






Victoria Beckham reportedly set to be charity ambassador for UNAIDS. Victoria also patron of Elton John AIDS foundation

Coronation Street star Ben Price agrees to become patron for Lancashire charity

Specsavers' co-founder becomes patron for hearing charity

Popular poet Pam Ayres becomes patron of animal rescue centre

Prince of Wales to open hospice centre this week

Princess Anne to attend the Injured Jockeys Fund 50th Anniversary Celebration

Eastenders actor Danny Dyer and PM David Cameron unite on charity album
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26941756



Norwich-based drug & alcohol charity, the Matthew Project, appoints Paul Martin, from Missionary Aviation Fellowship UK, as new chief exec




Seth Godin's New Site HugDug Is Linking Product Reviews To Charitable Giving
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/01/hugdug_n_5002741.html

UK indie developer NotGames has launched a new game called NotGTAV. All proceeds go to charity

Xperedon: Awards seeking apps and digital tech entrepreneurs receives backing from rapper, royalty and charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.xperedon.com/news/2619/digital-charity-digital-tech-awards.html

North West charities failing to see benefits of digital technology



Video: 'F*** the poor' goes viral as UK charity unveils controversial shock campaign
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pillion-trust-shock-charity-appeal-3388120

UK model Lily Cole 's social media site Impossible.com has charity aim
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.impossible.com/

Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, today unveils a new logo and marketing campaign

Lily Allen Joins Star-Studded Coram Charity Concert

Broadchurch creator at Cancer Research UK charity store relaunch

Shane Meadows & Vicky McClure welcome work on new Teenage Cancer Trust unit at QMC

Ataxia UK joins forces with Rankin to launch the charity's first campaign




Lottery Funding

Lottery grant boost for youngsters' wildlife area scheme

The West Harris Trust secures total of £1,090,247 via Big Lottery Fund Scotland's Growing Community Assets programme
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.whfp.com/2014/04/04/harris-hub-plan-awarded-1-million/

Fashion show hosted by Mayor of Croydon raises thousands of pounds for charity

Frome Allotment Association awarded £10000 Big Lottery grant

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