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Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Charity Links 21/5/14






Charity Partnerships


Sainsbury's Local Charity Partnership Scheme launches:
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sainsburys-live-well-for-less.co.uk/products-values/good-causes/local-charity/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/sol/storelocator/storelocator_landing.jsp

Sita UK employees cycle the UK for charity Macmillan Cancer Support
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sita.co.uk/downloads/SceneMagazine-web.pdf

Darlington FC set to fly with the Great North Air Ambulance Service as their charity of the year

Swarovski partners World Land Trust

Self-Storage firm The Store Room launches charity challenge as part of their partnership with The Rainbow Trust Children's Charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thestoreroom.co.uk/charity.htm

Marks and Spencer Food staff in Leigh have selected Wigan and Leigh Hospice as their charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wlh.org.uk/news

New Mayor of Dartford wants to bring business and charity together
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/dartford/news/mayor-wants-to-bring-business-16837/

Leatherhead disability charity benefits from partnership with homes provider Berkeley Homes (Southern) Ltd

Ralph Lauren's Royal Marsden Partnership
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.royalmarsden.org/fundraising-news
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.royalmarsden.org/ralph-lauren-pink-pony

THE 2013 Emergency Services Show held near Chippenham last summer was a record year with £26,000 being raised for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.emergencyservicesshow.com/

ScS' charity partnership helps young and disabled people in North East
For more information, please click on the following link: https://bdaily.co.uk/business-in-sport/08-05-2014/suite-success-in-charity-partnership/

Nationwide International staff announces their charity of the year as Naseem's Brain Tumour Charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.naseemsmanxbraintumourcharity.co.uk/news_4.html
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nationwideinternational.com/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.isleofman.com/News/details/63665/nationwide-staff-announces-charity-of-the-year

Pride of Reading 2014 sponsors announced
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/pride-of-reading-2014-sponsors-7057675
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.readingpride.co.uk/get-involved#sponsor

Ogilvie Fleet backs charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ogilvie-fleet.co.uk/news/#page-1
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ogilvie-fleet.co.uk/why-us/charity

Wanis International Foods launches £50000 charity fundraising drive
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wanis.net/

Manchester Solicitors Davis Blank Furniss has confirmed Forever Manchester as its Charity of the Year

Millie's Trust partnership with Carcraft further develops
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.carcraft.co.uk/info/carcraft-in-the-community/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.milliestrust.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=61_76
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/milliestrust?v=wall&story_fbid=130876200407151

The Alzheimer's Society was chosen as Social landlord Riverside's charity partner and had fundraising fun 

Corsham solicitors run up charity total for Wiltshire Air Ambulance
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/11197158.Corsham_solicitors_run_up_charity_total/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.goughs.co.uk/site/about_us/aboutintro/

The Sunshine Festival in Upton is supporting Worcestershire Cancer Aid as their major charity partner for 2014
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/11199836.Festival_gives_charities_a_ray_of_hope/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://uptonfestival.wix.com/sunshineupton

London traders' association chooses charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/05/07/london-traders-association-chooses-charity-year/

Penguin Random House chooses Mind as charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/05/13/penguin-random-house-chooses-mind-charity-year/

Garment Printing announces new collaboration with Bonds Confectionery & the Pink Ribbon Foundation

Macmillan Cancer Care will benefit from the fund-raising efforts of staff at Story Homes and Story Contracting.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.storyhomes.co.uk/new-charity-of-the-year-selected-by-story-colleagues/

Walkers Shortbread announces RSPB partnership
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.walkersshortbread.com/uk/about/rspb/

Charities can pitch for a pitch at Hastings Beer and Music Festival until Friday 6th June via:
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/hastingsbeer
For more information, please click on the following link: http://hbmf.co.uk/where-the-money-goes/

Oxford Half marathon names Oxfam & Helen & Douglas House hospice as the 2014 race beneficiaries

Pentel is proud to be the corporate partner of Breast Cancer Campaign, Prostate Cancer UK & Marie Keating Foundation 
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.pentel.co.uk/pentelsupports.asp

Oxfam Ireland delighted to be the official charity partner for the Giro d'Italia 
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oxfamireland.org/getinvolved/giro

Outfit is reviving classic old styles & fashion faux pas for 2 days only in aid of their charity partner Teenage Cancer Trust
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.outfitfashion.com/en/ouuk/category/your-outfit-2856529/our-charity-2964939/home

Royal Mail raises £2m for Prostate Cancer UK
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.myroyalmail.com/taxonomy/tags/prostate-cancer-uk

BGL Group reach rowing charity target on Thames for their charity partner
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bglgroup.co.uk/news/Press_releases/bgl_employees_take_on_the_river_thames.php

Tower of London announces charity partners for First World War centenary collaboration | Combat Stress

Creative Bridge, a Lutterworth-based PR agency votes for Arrhythmia Alliance as their 2014 charity 
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.creative-bridge.com/contact/


Fundraising

Homebase supports its charity partner Alzheimer’s Society by launching sale of the dianthus ‘memories’ plant
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.homeretailgroup.com/news-and-media/news.aspx?smlbus=1520&article=5556

Cheshire-based charity Care2Save.co.uk has teamed up with up and coming urban music act Click22 to produce a song especially for the highly innovative cause.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cheshire-today.co.uk/26565/charity-makes-music-with-click22/

Stonegate to host nationwide charity pub tour to raise money for children's charity Variety

Football tournament at Exeter City raises £5000 for Prostate Cancer UK

Torrential rain forces 10k charity run in grounds of 'Downton Abbey' to be postponed

Worksop: Golf club present huge cheque to Aurora

Persimmon Homes Yorkshire employees gear up for charity ride in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Sustrans
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.persimmonhomes.com/charity-videos   
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yorkshireairambulance.org.uk/news/

Corporate golf event raises £6900 for Cruse Bereavement Care Isle of Man
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cruseisleofman.org/latest/news/85-2014-golf-day   

Oakridge Golf Club captains nominate new 2014-15 charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oakridgegolfclub.co.uk/latestnews.html
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/development/graceresearchfund/news-and-events/

SDC Trailers raise £20000 for their charity partner 
North East workers from SITA UK to take part in the Big Ride cycle relay to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/sitauksbigride?ref=stream
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sita.co.uk/

Citywing charity plane pull 2014: Raising money for Manx Cancer Help, Citywing’s Charity of the Year 2014
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.isleofman.com/News/details/63550/team-up-for-citywing-charity-plane-pull-2014

Annual President’s Ball, hosted by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, raises vital funds for charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.brchamber.co.uk/ball-rated-best-one-yet

Gardens old and new open to boost charity funds in South West in aid of the Red Cross
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.redcross.org.uk/Get-involved/Events/Open-Gardens/Western   

Arrange me a Wedding organises charity event to support the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/AMAWBESPOKE   

The Swan Walk Shopping Centre, Horsham has again organised its annual charity fundraiser in support of Cancer Research UK
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.swanwalkshopping.co.uk/whats-on/events/donation-station-for-cancer-research

The 'It's a Charity Knockout' in Truro raised £13000 at Truro Rugby Club to raise funds for Children's Hospice South West
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chsw.org.uk/knockout-about

Gala dinner to launch Amir Khan's new charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://amirkhanworld.com/profile/charity-work

Financial Secretary's speech to the Charity Finance Group - Speeches - GOV.UK

UK wide law firm Shoosmiths & commercial property advisor GVA give pro-bono advice to a leading Manchester homeless charity

Success for the 3rd annual Dorset Charity Conference - Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants

Impressive year of fundraising at Sherfield Oaks Golf Club
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.sherfieldoaksgolf.co.uk/pages.php?&pageid=409

Colin Montgomerie gives £3.6 million to charity in 2013
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.elizabethmontgomerie.org/news_detail.php?id=37

Rory McIlroy makes £1m donation to children's cancer charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://roryfoundation.com/


Charity News

The Charity Commission:  Revised conflicts of interest guidance published. Essential reading for all trustees

ACEVO establishes Task Force to advise Charity & Social Enterprise Sector on Ethical and Responsible Investments

The Charity Commission is reminding charities that they should use their TAR to explain how they're tackling pension scheme deficit

ICAEW publishes report of review project examining charities' approach to strategy.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk//news/findings-of-charity-project-published/

The need to explain charity pension deficits
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cfg.org.uk/Policy/pensions.aspx

Tribunal ruling halts charity tax relief abuse - GOV.UK
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tribunal-ruling-halts-charity-tax-relief-abuse
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.financeandtaxtribunals.gov.uk/Aspx/view.aspx?id=7731

Stagecoach releases celebratory children's book to support UK literacy charity - Stagecoach Group
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.stagecoach.com/media/news-releases/2014/2014-05-08.aspx

Southampton Hospital Charity launches new lottery scheme

Cancer Research UK plans to make Britain 'go-to place' for cancer research

Great Western Air Ambulance replacement planned
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-27294960

Travis Perkins scoops charity award
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.breastcancercampaign.org/about-us/corporate-partners/travis-perkins

An award winning social enterprise based in Kendal has secured sponsorship from Stagecoach for the second year
For more information, please click on the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzHGf4xj55LOMnNRVllhVm1iaWc/edit?pli=1
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oakleatrust.co.uk/recycling.php
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/OakleaTrust/timeline

ONE of Yorkshire's wealthiest families has given over £100m to charity in the last 6 years

Stephen Sutton's legacy to include extra beds and nurses for teenage cancer patients

2 YMCA branches merge to form strong charitable organisation delivering services across Sussex & Surrey
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.guildfordymca.org.uk/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.guildfordymca.org.uk/ceo_message.htm


St Barnabas Hospice, Lincolnshire, wins retail unit worth £45k at city's new Tesco in the 'Yours For A Year' competition

National Grid scoops top charity award | National Grid

King's Lynn armed forces charity opens new holiday lodge
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk/

Charity caravan to be launched by Toma Fund
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.tomafund.org/News/News.php?NewsID=160

TASTE Guernsey sponsors ABN AMRO form partnership with Caritas to raise funds for this year's Seafront Sundays
For more information, please click on the following link: http://guernsey.isle-news.com/archives/abn-amro-forms-partnership-with-caritas/15307/

BLOG: Why does the Charity Northampton Samaritans network?

National charity based in Langport appoints new fundraising administrator

Charity borrowing on the increase, suggesting sector's confidence growing
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.creditman.biz/uk/members/news-view.asp?newsviewID=19913

Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations: What help does your charity or Community Group need?
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.scvo.info/2014/05/what-help-does-your-charity-or-community-group-need/

Charity initiative Signed 4 Life reveal one of their first partnerships




Google launches £3.2m charity drive: Google Impact Challenge | UK
For more information, please click on the following link: https://globalimpactchallenge.withgoogle.com/uk2014

Online Charity Auction Site BidKind Launches During The 2014 Cannes Film Festival
For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.bidkind.com/?p=1

CharityGROW Launches Free Online Charity Auction Platform for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Redcentric PLC signs 3 yr contract with The Salvation Army to provide a full Wide Area Network to connect charity's staff

Last year, Microsoft started offering free copies of Windows 8.1 to Nfp's & charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2014/05/14/microsoft_donates_win_8_charities/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/nonprofits/whats-available/

Cancer charity Cobalt endorses new legacy iPhone app
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cobalthealth.co.uk/about.aspx

Charity Miles is a free iPhone/Android app that enables people to earn money for charity when they walk, run or bike.
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/11799-charity-miles-webby-win?locale=en

Hilton in the Community improves charity fundraising with SaaS Blackbaud platform
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hilton-foundation.org.uk/



Actress Cheryl Fergison becomes new chYps patron 

New chief executive appointed for charity which runs St Andrew's Hospital in Northampton

Glynn Purnell among new trustees appointed at Cure Leukaemia charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cureleukaemia.co.uk/page/news/89/three-new-trustees-appointed

Duncan Bannatyne to be unveiled as patron of Andy Reid's charity AIM

Prince Charles Named Patron of Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Trainspotting actor Kevin McKidd has joined a group climbing Britain's highest mountain to raise funds for a charity supporting families
For more information, please click on the following link: https://uk.tv.yahoo.com/kevin-mckidd-joins-charity-climb-154946374.html

New chief for packaging association and is also set to launch a new charity

Steve Harper is a patron at the Toma Fund and donated £10,000 to its appeal to buy the caravan
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.tomafund.org/News/News.php?NewsID=70

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