UK Fundraising Forum has added a new discussion forum on charity trading.The new sub-category allows discussion by fundraisers and other related contributors on fundraising through charity shops, catalogues, donated items, promotional goods and other earned income.
Over 40% of staff at Lloyds TSB voted for NSPCC and its sister organisation Children 1st in Scotland as the company's Charity of the Year 2004.Other charities in the vote were the British Heart Foundation and Leukaemia Research.
Igive2 is a new online shopping site that uses its own software tool to ensure that charity supporters always generate a commission for their charity when they shop at participating online outlets.
Charities will continue to need to use trading subsidiaries for the indefinite future as the government has turned down proposals to allow charities to trade, according to solicitors Russell Cooke.In their latest e-mail newsletter to clients, charity law specialists Russell Cooke report advise on how charities' trading subsidiaries might share a charity's premises.
Indigenous rights and environmental organisation The Rainforest Foundation has raised £17,000 in the first year of its cause related marketing (CRM) initiative with French wine company Comte Cathare.
Virtue might be its own reward, but Charitydiscounts.org is trying to help those who do paid or unpaid work for charities save money on popular goods and services.
Pin badges featuring the Looney Tunes characters will soon be available in Tesco stores across the country and branches of high-street bank Barclays as part of a fundraising drive for the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID).
UK Fundraising has found a home for its unwanted Dell 17" monitor using the donateapc.org.uk Web site.The recent purchase of a new monitor at UK Fundraising means we had a spare Dell 17" monitor which was still in good condition and needed to find a good home.
Trading standards officers have stopped a scam in Staffordshire in which people were encouraged to donate clothing purportedly to raise funds for the local air ambulance.In fact, although leaflets produced by the rogue door-to-door trader claimed "for every ton of clothing collected your local air ambulance will receive £100," the ambulance did not benefit.
Oxfam raised £40,000 last year because its supporters sent their used printer catridges off for recycling.This was an increase on the £36,000 that was raised by the initiative during 2002.
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