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Entries Tagged as 'Fundraising'

Join Football Legends At The David Beckham Academy

September 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Charities, Competitions, Events, Fundraising

Here’s a winning idea: a fund-raising football tournament.  Sue Ryder Care (the UK based healthcare charity) seeks lovely companies to participate. Anyone can play.  All you need is a five-a-side team with the fitness and skill desire to challenge ex-Premiership legends for the Sue Ryder Cup.

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Hello Beautiful World!

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Charities, Fundraising, Lovely People, Small Companies

Beautiful World is a London-based agency for charities, non-profits and ‘any organization that does the world some good’. The three founding partners of the company each bring their speciality to the mix giving clients a neat blend of strategy, creative and data. Where traditional agencies might be all about old-school print media, these guys are [...]

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Show Your Lovebox

July 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Charities, Fundraising

“What’s that?” I hear you cry. I’m glad you asked. It’s a Lovebox: the digital equivalent of a charity wristband, spreading charitability (and a warm, fuzzy feeling) all over the internet. Lovebox.org.uk is a new venture, developed to promote charities via online social networks. Lovebox allows people to show their support for different charities each [...]

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Twitterers Organise Twestival – Tonight!

February 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Charities, Fundraising

Tonight something extraordinary is happening right around the world. In 200 cities across the globe, people will be getting together to raise money for charity. The event is called Twestival and has been organised almost entirely using Twitter. The event organisers reckon they could raise $1m for charity:water which will help bring clean, safe drinking [...]

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Everyclick Raises The ‘Charity Christmas Cards’ Bar

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments · Charities, Environment, Fundraising

Rumour has it that sometimes when you buy charity Christmas cards, the charity can sometimes receive as little as 4% of the sale price. Earlier in the week we wrote about Touchnote who are running an offer that gives 100% of the proceeds from Christmas card sales to one of four charities. Yesterday, the folks [...]

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Touchnote.com: 100% of Sales to Charity

December 9th, 2008 · No Comments · Charities, Fundraising, Small Companies, Sustainability

Touchnote.com is a digital printing company founded to help people become better friends. They make it easy to send cards, made from FSC certified card and featuring your own photos, to your friends and family. They got in touch with us recently to tell us about the charity offer they are promoting. If you buy [...]

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Unicef Auctions Ewan McGregor’s Motorbike

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · Charities, Fundraising

“Hello, I’m Ewan McGregor, a UNICEF Ambassador, and I’m donating my Moto Guzzi motorcycle to UNICEF for auction on eBay. It’s the first of its kind in this colour and one of my favourite bikes. I collected this bike from the Moto Guzzi factory in Italy and rode it back to London. I’ve loved riding [...]

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Mobuzz *Not* Saved By The Community!

November 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Fundraising, Small Companies

When Mobuzz ran out of cash a few weeks ago and turned to the community to save it – we gamely pitched in our €5!  They never made their fundraising target of €120k but did manage to raise a remarkable €33k which the founders thought would be enough to accelerate negotiations with advertisers and keep [...]

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Mobuzz Saved By The Community!

November 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Fundraising, Small Companies

Last week the founders of Mobuzz released a video asking their viewers to pitch in and help save the company.  They were asking for contributions of €5 to ease the company’s cash flow crisis. Mobuzz has now collected €33k – a long way off the €120k they were hoping to raise – but they say [...]

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Can The Community Save Mobuzz?

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments · Fundraising, Small Companies

Mobuzz, a company that produces a daily round up of tech news in three languages, are having a cash flow crisis and they’re turning to their community for help! A video plea from the founders (embedded below) is on the homepage of the site asking for donations of €5. The company needs to raise €120k [...]

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Lovely Company: JustGiving

October 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Fundraising

JustGiving has been around since 1999 (that’s a long time online!). Their goal? “To help people raise as much as they can for charity by providing an excellent service to as many people as possible”. It’s a straightforward idea. You setup a fundraising page on the website and then tell all your friends and family [...]

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