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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Charity Links 9/7/14





Charity Partnerships

The managing company of Cresta 1610 designates Macmillan Cancer Support as its charity of the year

M&S Harrogate store choose their district hospital as their charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hdft.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/make-a-donation/

Festival Place pledges to raise cash for Ark Cancer Centre Charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.festivalplace.co.uk/news%28Our_Nominated_Charity%29-1660.htm

British Cycling and BHF join forces to get Brits on their bikes

Tayto & Irish Guide Dogs in charity partnership
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.guidedogs.ie/iopen24/
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.taytogroup.com/media-centre/news.html

Cockermouth's Kirkgate Centre has been named charity of the year of local car dealer
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.in-cumbria.com/home/car-dealership-helps-out-kirkgate-1.1144542
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thekirkgate.com/

The RNIB has announced a partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.rnib.org.uk/dolly-parton-presents-braille-book-blind-child

Africa OYE has announced that the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) will be their charity partner for this year's festival.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.africaoye.com/2014/index.php

Wiltshire Search and Rescue is happy to have been chosen by Chippenham & District Wheelers as its charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://wilsar.org.uk/chippenham-and-district-wheelers-support-wilsar/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chippenhamwheelers.org/


Fundraising

Swallow Hall Golf Club in swing for charity Macmillan Cancer
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/sport/11307520.Swallow_Hall_Golf_Club_in_swing_for_charity/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.swallowhall.com/about/

Chris Froome's bike up for charity auction
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/201106098379

A RENOIR masterpiece owned by 2 Scottish scientists raises nearly £450,000 for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/charity-cashes-in-on-renoir-painting.24581284
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bshs.org.uk/

Magician Paul Daniels brightens up a charity event

2014 FIFA WC Brazil. BeA shows its support for local football charity

Willow Foundation charity golf day in September to help young adults with life-limiting illnesses

Newport charity to star on city Monopoly board game
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ieuanthelion.com/#/news/4574131549

Yorkshire Building Soc. staff enjoy ride of lifetime in bid to raise £10k for charity

Nearly 100 players from Glamorganshire & Dinas Powys Charity golf days raises £30000 for MS Society

Yorkshire Building Society teams up with Marie Curie Cancer Care and announces its Hour of Need fundraising campaign.
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/MarieCurieUK?v=app_84041695994
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ybs.co.uk/your-society/charity/index.html   

Property tycoon John Sykes to leap from 13000ft for hs new charity foundation
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/property-tycoon-john-sykes-leap-7324475
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/johnsykesfoundation

LOCAL funeral directors in St Leonards, Sussex, launches Pitch In! charity appeal
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.dcmercer.co.uk/news/pitch-in-appeal-douglas-mercer.html

TV star Charlotte Hawkins helps raise £5000 at charity event in Sevenoaks

Bond It completes international charity endeavour
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bond-it.co.uk/?news=bond-it-completes-international-charity-endeavour-2

International Medical Corps UK creates new fundraising director role

How to promote your charity on radio
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/06/27/promote-charity-radio/

Local charities offered one day stall at Bath Christmas market

British Gypsum employees braved the elements recently to complete a 100-mile bike ride from Barrow-upon-Soar to Skegness for Leicester Hospitals
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.british-gypsum.com/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/leicester-hospitals-charity/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.saint-gobain.co.uk/about-us/companies.aspx

Exeter University students raise record sum for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Exeter-RAG/226904872849
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.exeterguild.org/

London concert for Depaul UK Charity for homeless young people

Roof Gardens Party raises over £10,000 for drinks trade charity The Benevolent
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thebenevolent.org.uk/news-and-events/

Palacerigg GC hold charity event to raise funds for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.palacerigggolfclub.co.uk/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.smasupportuk.org.uk/

Wilko's, Eaton Walk, Rushden, launch brand new charity partnership with the British Heart Foundation

Ifonly.com - to enable rare experiences and connections benefitting worthy causes
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ifonly.com/

British racing driver Darren Turner has teamed up with international wildlife charity the Born Free Foundation

Macmillan Cancer Support the winner as York raceday event passes £6mln milestone

Luton Airport golf day at Pavenham Park Golf Club raises more than £5000 for Sue Ryder charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.pavenhampark.com/

Leeds-based Little Hiccups is set to benefit from £9,000 donation from staff at the Leeds office of law firm Irwin Mitchell
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.littlehiccups.co.uk/fundraising.htm

OGL Computer announced as the official IT partner to Active Gloucestershire
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.activegloucestershire.org/blog-ogl-computer-announced-as-the.asp

CIE-Group Celebrates 50 Years with 550 Mile Charity Cycle Ride Across France in aid of charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cie-group.com/hdbaseteam.php

Stephen Gallacher helps his club Bathgate raise £2000 for one of official charities of 2014 Ryder Cup
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.quarriers.org.uk/resource/news/bathgategolfclub/

OXJAM - the charity music festival
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/oxjam/what-is-oxjam

Windsor Half-Marathon names Cancer Research UK as partner charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/find-an-event/windsor-half-marathon-2014
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.runwindsor.com/charities/

Lloyds Banking Group raises a record breaking £4 million for Alzheimer's charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/news_article.php?newsID=2066

Bristol-based Midas Group and Metek building services donate bonus to charity

20 – 22 June 2014: 160 Deutsche Bank employees will be cycling UK stages of world’s famous cycle race, the Tour de France
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.db.com/cr/en/concrete-charities_of_the_year_2014_in_the_uk.htm

A simple Facebook trick that makes our Charity unique
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/saajan-abrol/a-simple-facebook-trick-m_b_5538343.html

Ken Burnett - 2020 vision: What might be the future for fundraising?
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kenburnett.com/Blog2020vision.html


Charity News

Retail Charity Bonds is a new UK organisation designed to enable established UK charities with strong credit worth to raise capital market debt funding from retail and wholesale investors. - See more at: http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2014/06/charities-raise-funds-london-stock-exchange#sthash.XI1ZHOH6.dpuf
For more information, please click on the following link: http://allia.org.uk/what-we-do/retail-charity-bonds/

Launch of first Retail Charity Bond - Allia
For more information, please click on the following link: http://allia.org.uk/latest-news/2014/06/27/launch-of-first-retail-charity-bond/

4.4pc interest from new 'charity bond'

First charity bond listed on London Stock Exchange: what next?

Giving Tuesday charity day set for UK after it enjoys global success - The Independent
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.givingtuesday.org.uk/

The Brain Tumour Charity in the UK and M&C Saatchi have teamed up to develop a street project.

Celebrating the UK's #smallcharityweek - BT Plc
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.btplc.com/mydonate/News/smallcharityweek/

Campaigning charities that expose inconvenient truths must not be bullied - The Guardian

Social charity of the month: Beating Bowel Cancer - JustGiving blog
For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.justgiving.com/social-charity-of-the-month-beating-bowel-cancer/

How the Charity Commission makes charity registration decisions - Gov.uk

Charity Commission launches consultation on Annual Return 2015
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk//news/consultation-on-annual-return-2015/

Charity Commission being used to muzzle charities, SCVO warns
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.scvo.org.uk/blog/government-must-stop-trying-to-gag-charities/

How charity registration decisions are made: Charity Commission - Gov.uk

Charity Donations Are Great, but Doing This Is Better

New office is next step for Niamh's charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.niamhsnextstep.com/news--events/our-new-offices

Downton Abbey stars turn out to support Medical Detection Dogs
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.atvtoday.co.uk/p56701-downton-dogs/
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk/index.html

Look Good Feel Better launches new campaign with 7after6
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk/news
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/news/1298281/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.7after6.com/

Look Good Feel Better launches biggest ad campaign for 20th anniversary

How to manage your charity's volunteers - Gov.uk
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/how-to-manage-your-charitys-volunteers

Creation of new charities must not be constrained, says NCVO chief

Growing Giving Parliamentary Inquiry
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.cafonline.org/pdf/GUG-PART%20Web.pdf

Charitable Giving By Americans Is Bouncing Back

Cancer Research UK has commissioned its marketing communications agency, RPM, to develop a roaming experiential campaign that promotes the charity’s ongoing educational and fundraising partnership with Nivea Sun.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nivea.co.uk/experience/ext/en-GB/CRUK?dpl=deeplink-cruk

RSPCA tops list of Charity Commission's 'most complained-about charities'

UNICEF uses email to fundraise across the Globe http://bit.ly/1kvDnva

Most People Will Pay More Money For Products From Socially Responsible Companies

International Flip-Flop Day 2014: Fun facts & History of Leisure Footwear

The Top 5 Socially Responsible Consumer Goods Investments for Summer 2014

 Bono Crowdsources new ideas to help promote AIDS awareness charity

Charities hit by significant drop in trust levels over past year according to research firm nfpSynergy
For more information, please click on the following link: http://nfpsynergy.net/trust-2014

Number of complaints made against Charity Commission in 2013/14 up by more than third on previous year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/media/617094/annual-complaints-review-2013-14.pdf

The Most Complained About UK Charity — But Will That Dissuade Donors? http://bit.ly/1smvEob

A disability charity awarded Govt funds to help military families say not enough people have claimed an offer
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-28053454

There are too many charities doing the same work, claims Charity Commission chief executive

New charitable clothing banks 'give people a choice'
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.satradingco.org/

Small Charity Week praised by Prime Minister with Big Society Award - Gov.uk

Tesco seeks charities to benefit from carrier bag levies in Wales & Scotland

Wrong way for Charity Commission - Bubb's Blog · Sir Stephen Bubb
For more information, please click on the following link: http://bloggerbubb.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/wrong-way-for-charity-commission.html

Redwings confirms advanced merger talks with Welsh charity The Society for the Welfare of Horses & Ponies
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.redwings.org.uk/new-mountains.php

New Ronald McDonald House planned for site next to Lambeth Palace
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.rmhc.org.uk/how/new_projects/guysandstthomas



Wooshping and Bliss launch innovative fundraising solution

.NGO domain name: a go or no go for charities and NGOs?
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/06/23/ngo-domain-name-go-go-charities-ngos/

Alert5 'rape alarm' app gets charity backing

Grassroots launches #StayAlive app to help suicidal people
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/GrassrootsSP

British Heart Foundation appoint Pippa Middleton as new ambassador

Pop Star Katy Perry Launches 'Make Roar Happen' Charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://staticmultimedia.com/music/katy-perry-and-staples-team-up-to-make-roar-happen

Jenny Jones Becomes Snow-Camp Patron
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.snow-camp.org.uk/jenny-jones-announced-as-snow-camp-patron

Suffolk Community Foundation win President's Charity Award
For more information, please click on the following link: http://ukcommunityfoundations.org/media/news_article/the_suffolk_show

Comedian John Bishop & wife named as new patrons of Children's Adventure Farm Trust
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.caft.co.uk/blog
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.caft.co.uk/patrons-and-trustees







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