Essex Air Ambulance's fundraising team have reported a successful response to their online registration form for the annual Motorcycle Run in September.
According to Rotorhub.com, "over 100 bikers have already booked their places using the online registration" form, and the charity expects this number to increase before the event is held on 12 September 2004.
World Vision has appointed Kazoo Communications to handle the PR for its 24-hour Famine fundraising event.
Consumer brand consultancy Kazoo Communications has been appointed by international aid and development agency World Vision to handle all public relations for their annual youth fundraising event, the 24-hour Famine.
Accidents do happen at fundraising events, as Guide Dogs for the Blind Association discovered this month.
Ic Southlondon reports that a seven-year-old boy had to have surgery to his eye after he tripped and fell in his school playground wearing sunglasses as part of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association's (GDBA) Shades for a Day campaign.
Research by online sponsorship company Bmycharity reveals that each year fundraising events could raise £140 million more in Gift Aid while saving £55 million in banking and administration costs simply by using online sponsorship tools.
The Royal Mint has created a new £5 coin that is legal tender so can be accepted as a donation.
The £5 crown has been issued to commemorate the centenary of the Entente Cordiale, the agreement between Britain and France. The two symbolic figures of Britannia and Marianne appear on the reverse, merged at the waist as if on a court playing card.