Sport Relief, planned for next summer, will use SMS as a key element of its fundraising.
Comic Relief's sporting offshoot, Sport Relief, will make extensive use of SMS for its fundraising next summer. The charity is looking at reverse billing and models that are appropriate for both adults and children.
The valuable merrychristmas.co.uk domain is this year helping raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. The site says it is donating 80% of its income from services to the charity in the run-up to Christmas.
Revolution magazine this week reviews The Blue Cross animal charity's Web site.
The site, designed by agency Raven, is praised because "it is intuitive and looks good." However, reviewer Dan Williamson points out "there is no online donation service, but there are details of where to send donations and how to set up standing orders."
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has partnered with Newsplayer to launch birdstream.com.
The new Web service will offer paid-for access to the RSPB's film archives. The partnership will also involve Newsplayer to manage the RSPB's archive and make it accessible to professional film and programme makers.