The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has called for the protection of lottery funding for good causes from diversion to the British Olympics.
"The National Lottery's existing commitment to the good causes must be honored and new lottery games must not be allowed to undermine income to the existing good causes", said NCVO Chief Executive,
Seventeen IT volunteering projects are currently being negotiated as a result of the first "ITmatchmaker" event.
IT 4 Communities and Business Community Connections have hosted their first ITmatchmaker event for London-based charities in need of IT expertise and local IT professionals willing to provide their skills for a good cause.
Foresters Big Toddle for Barnardo's was launched today.
The Foresters Big Toddle For Barnardo's involves over 100,000 children aged 0 to five years walking half a mile to raise
money for other children in the UK. The children will 'toddle' all over the
country through 23 organised toddles taking place in June.