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Friday, 9 May 2014

Charity Links 9/5/14




Charity Partnerships


Co-operative Group raises £6m for Carers Trust




Chester Half Marathon Supports Northern Lights Children's Charity for a 3rd Year

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.northernlightscharity.org.uk/chester-marathon

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.activeleisureevents.co.uk/half-marathon.aspx



Ed’s Easy Diner start fundraising for their charity partner Action for Hunger


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.edseasydiner.com/info/we-support.php



Wokingham District Cancer Care Trust, Seaford Court & Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulances to benefit from Wokingham May Fayre

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.wokinghamlions.org.uk/may_fayre.htm



Members of Wales’ largest building society have raised £20,000 for MS Society Cymru, Principality’s Charity of the Year






Slimming World: SMILES has raised £3.7 million for worthwhile causes

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.slimmingworld.com/information/smiles.aspx



Worcester-based Sanctuary Group went head to head in a game of Twenty20 cricket to raise vital funds for Acorns Children’s Hospice.




Widnes & Runcorn Cancer Support Group is Halton Housing Trust charity of the year

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.haltonhousing.org/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility/

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.widnesandruncorncancersupport.org.uk/



A trio of charities will benefit from this year's Bexhill Triathlon and Duathlon event

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bexhill-triathlon.co.uk/



Charity work builds on Nottingham Building Society's years of help for good causes


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenottingham.com/



Fordingbridge Co-op team tops the region for fundraising for their charity partner




The New Forest Show and Hampshire County Show has revealed that its charity of the year is Hampshire Country Learning




Lothian Buses has decorated one of their buses to help promote their charity of the year The Yard

For more information, please click on the following link: http://edinburgh.stv.tv/107139/



A 2 year partnership between Action for Children and Network Rail has surpassed expectations




Fundraising



Virgin Money London Marathon’s New Charity Ballot 2015. For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.virginmoneygiving.com/2014/05/01/virgin-money-london-marathons-new-charity-ballot/




Staff at the Wilkinson’s store in Ortongate shopping centre have been thanked for raising £1,150 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.




Charity golf day at the Mere in aid of the Circulation Foundation

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.vascularsociety.org.uk/events/event/circulation-foundation-charity-golf-day/



Fight Back Against Cancer (UK) makes £400 research grant to the Institute of Cancer Research






ID Zayn Malik supports children's charity by putting first guitar up for auction




Npower’s Worcester office staff run a 10k fun-run for Macmillan, npower’s charity partner




100 npower's employees pound the ground for Macmillan Cancer Support




East Hampshire District Council raised thousands of pounds for charity at a sell-out evening




QUARTET Community Foundation has launched a new online platform for small businesses looking to contribute to a charitable fund.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.quartetcf.org.uk/




National Railway Museum to host charity gala in celebration of the Grand Départ 2014

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nrm.org.uk/PlanaVisit/Events/le-tour-dinner.aspx



Mobility scooter challenge veteran reaches Portsmouth - and has his charity cash stolen




Redhill students praised by international charity for fundraising efforts




Mansfield 'Hair Care bunch' walk for 15 hours for cancer charity




$1000 donors ready to have a big impact with new charity scheme in Australia




Retail Charity Bonds: Issuing platform to raise £3mln+ of medium term debt for UK charities via bonds issued to retail/wholesale investors

For more information, please click on the following link: http://allia.org.uk/what-we-do/retail-charity-bonds/



Which Canterbury charity will get a square on city Monopoly board?


For more information, please click on the following link: http://shop.winningmoves.co.uk/





Mansfield's Pure Gym shows support to Portland College's £2m fundraising appeal


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.puregym.com/gyms/mansfield



How to plan a successful charity event




Met Rugby Club players raise money for brain injury charity




Outsource UK colleagues raise more than £1500 for charity at skydive




Bognor GC 2013 captains present £5k cheque to charity partner Sussex Air Ambulance

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kssairambulance.org.uk/news/KSSNews



Specsavers Stourport opticians to boost store’s nominated charity, UK Sepsis Trust




It's a Charity Knockout to be held in Truro to raise funds for Children's Hospice South West




Huntingdon 10k Charity Run aiming to top £12k total in 2014

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hunts10k.org.uk/



CLIC Sargent  is helped by kind Sutton Coldfield staff



For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mouchel.com/about-us/default.aspx



BP sponsor CLAN Cancer Support fundraiser

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.deesidepiper.co.uk/news/local-headlines/clan-cancer-support-charity-1-3394026



Charity golf day at the Mere in aid of Debra

For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.debra.org.uk/event-details.php?id=48



Damon Hill Cycles Off From Putney Embankment in aid of Halow Project

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.halowproject.org.uk/news/damon-hill-joins-the-halow250/  

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.halowproject.org.uk/fundraising/the-2014-halow-250/  



Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) Wales provides support for local charities




Bognor Regis students pull out all the stops for charities such as Cancer Research UK

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bognor.co.uk/news/local/students-pull-out-all-the-stops-for-charities-1-6029843



Pixie Lott receives huge pink teddy bear as she arrives for London charity concert




Katy Perry and Nick Cave to feature on charity LP




From Mr Nasty to Mr Nice as Simon Cowell donates £1.6 mln to charity




Royal Marines charity The C Group boosted by Exeter Golf & Country Club fundraising




Country Properties have been raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.country-properties.co.uk/



Charity fuel card could raise millions of pounds




Charity News



One year until General Election 2015: what charity leaders want




The People's Millions 2014: just a over a week is left to enter


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.itv.com/peoplesmillions



The Charity Commission is reminding charities that they should use their Trustees' Annual Report (TAR) to explain how they are tackling the potentially serious risk of a pension scheme deficit.




ICAEW publishes report of review proj 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/





Priti Patel: new pay guidance should 'transform' sector accountability

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/governance/news/content/17373/ncvo_inquiry_reactions



Charity tax relief initiative is little use to the sector, says Charity Tax Group

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ctrg.org.uk/



BBC News - Rising Sun Trust: Cash crisis forces closure of drugs charity

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-27188361



Corporate Social Responsibility - Dyson

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.dyson.co.uk/community/corporate-social-responsibility



Dame Mary Archer to opens charity head office




Stone neurological disorder charity secures immediate future







Coventry kids cancer charity reaches its first year milestone

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/health/coventry-kids-cancer-charity-reaches-7040664

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bethanyswish.co.uk/



New UK alert system for missing children

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.missingkids.co.uk/about/Child-Rescue-Alert/

For more information, please click on the following link: http://missingpersons.police.uk/



Charity Drive: Edward Norton on the rise of CrowdRise


               

Cancer Research UK Launch New Strategy to Beat Cancer




Stealing Banksy auction doesn't benefit charity

For more information, please click on the following link:




S.H.E. UK Headquarters is moving to Mansfield

For more information, please click on the following link: http://she-uk.org.uk/blog-2/



Giving from the top 300 UK foundations has risen, but a drop in foundation income signals that a fall could follow, says Cathy Pharoah of the Cass Business School

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cass.city.ac.uk/research-and-faculty/centres/cgap

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cgap.org.uk/

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cassknowledge.com/research/author/cathy-pharoah



Australia Ahead of UK in Gender-wise Philanthropy




Big Society Capital committed £93m to sector last year




Ant and Dec tell charity boss to “chillax” during retirement


For more information, please click on the following link: http://stcuthbertscare.org.uk/news/2014/SCCAustinRetirementDo.php



Fife Gingerbread has been shortlisted for SCVO’s Charity of the Year Award

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fifegingerbread.org.uk/vote/



Unicef offers 10 ways to improve your fundraising total

For more information, please click on the following link: http://blogs.unicef.org.uk/2014/04/28/live-below-the-line-top-fundraising-tips/





The Brett Foundation launches to help people in poverty

For more information, please click on the following link: http://brettfoundation.org.uk/



How US Charities raise millions with Mega-Events

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/auren-kaplan/how-charities-can-raise-m_b_5255451.html



West Midlands Money saving charity accepts applications. Grants of £5k+ available

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.scvo.info/2014/05/money-saving-expert-charity-now-accepting-applications/

For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.msecharity.com/how-to-apply.aspx



Emergency medical charity Magpas has joined the Association of Air Ambulances

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.associationofairambulances.co.uk/news/35/



Entrepreneur in Scotland gifts his gym business to a charitable trust


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.prolifefitnesscentre.com/About%20Us/



Adele, Gwyneth Paltrow and More Design Fendi Bags for Charity

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fendi.com/ii/en/fendilife/auction/



Sir Elton John named 'most charitable celeb' of 2013

For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.cafonline.org/sunday-times-giving-list-2013.aspx

For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.cafonline.org/pdf/SundayTimesGiveListTop175_1139FWEB040613.pdf





Are These 3 The Most Socially Responsible Companies In The World?

For more information, please click on the following link: https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/3-most-socially-responsible-companies-141209173.html



GivingTuesday global day of giving comes to the UK this year

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/05/06/givingtuesday-global-day-giving-comes-uk-year/  



10 ways to improve your charity's Facebook page | JustGiving blog

For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.justgiving.com/10-ways-to-improve-your-charitys-facebook-page/



QlikView.Next App for Medair wins Hackathon




Huggies launches Facebook campaign to highlight charity tie-up




Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible forms new partnership with Australia's charitable fundraising platform GiveNow

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.pozible.com/blog/article/index/154

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.givenow.com.au/news/articles/news-pozible



A new children's charity, Majestic Wishes, has been launched

For more information, please click on the following link: http://majesticwishes.co.uk/news-1/

For more information, please click on the following link: http://majesticwishes.co.uk/





Worcester leukaemia charity appoints new director

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.leukaemiacare.org.uk/news/new-face-at-lc



Jon Sparkes announced as new chief executive of Crisis

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/profile/Jon-Sparkes



Carole Sawyers has been appointed to the top post at Brendoncare, the Winchester based care charity for older people

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fremantletrust.org/chief-executive-news.html



Homelessness charities merge

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.24dash.com/news/housing/2014-04-29-Homelessness-charities-merge#.U2Dg46Ls8_U



Bishop of Dover becomes Patron of Canterbury charity


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.catchinglives.org/



Green Light Trust has appointed a new chief executive officer.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.greenlighttrust.org/ashley-seaborne/



Robert Francis QC becomes patron of nursing charity

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.florence-nightingale-foundation.org.uk/content/page/299/



EllenorLions Hospices welcome Phil Spencer as new celebrity Patron




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













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