Archive for the ‘Charity News’ Category

FREE Greeting Card Store for Charities

Monday, March 12th, 2012

CharityGreetings.com is kindly giving away their premium white label greeting card store to charities in the UK up until Mother’s Day. This will allow charities to capitalise on the growing greeting card industry without any financial commitment. Greeting cards can be sold all year round celebrating birthdays, festive seasons including Christmas and Easter, Valentine’s Day [...]

Sweet Success for Fundraisers

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Like a lot of us, Pete and Diane Wheatley has been touched by cancer. They have lost loved ones to the disease and they know first-hand the difference that charities like Macmillan Cancer Care can make both to the patient and to the patient’s family. Their experiences with cancer care led them to start raising [...]

Charity Donations Are Disappearing

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

In recent years, charitable organizations have been seeking traditional forms of funding to stay afloat in the absence of traditional funds raised from donors. The current debt figure is about £500m and is expected to double in the next three years. According to Young Foundation (a think tank), fundraisers are seeking bank financing at rates [...]

Richard Branson Charity Work

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Katherine and Greg attended a gala dinner in New York in November 2010 hosted by the Ubuntu Education Fund. The event was aimed at raising money for charity. The guests and a handful of celebrities managed to rise over $2 million. That inspired the pair to make a difference in the world through charity and [...]

Gangs Steel £50k From Charities

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Britain is reporting that one of the top thefts is of charity clothing, a theft that not only affects shops, but people in need as well. A gang of crime lords worked to hold fake charity donations, as well as stealing directly from the charities who help the needy around the UK.  Crime gangs targeted [...]

Concern Over Cap On Benefits

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Anticipating a blow to low-income families, local charities have voiced their disapproval of government plans to cap family benefits. With inflation rates expected to rise to 5.2 percent this year, reports reveal talk of keeping benefits at the current year’s rate of 4.5 percent. Explaining that such an act would have devastating effects on struggling [...]

Simon Cowell Donates £20k to Charity

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

The Rhythmix charity, based out of Brighton who assist disabled and vulnerable youths through the use of music and music-based programs, has found itself on the receiving end of a generous donation made by music mogul Simon Cowell. Cowell is a mainstay figure throughout both the UK and the music and entertainment scene worldwide, which [...]

Mentoring Can Help Your Business

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Everyone needs to have a mentor; someone that’s a combination of a teacher, friend and sounding board all in one. Mentors are used in a variety of situations, but in business they help you stay focused on your goals, keep your details straight and perhaps most important of all they can help put you in [...]