29 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Simon Community Northern Ireland is asking people to donate £3 to help people who are homeless this Christmas by texting ‘Simon’ to 60040. The donation service can be used in the UK and NI and costs £3, plus standard network charge. “The Simon Community NI Christmas Greetings campaign is a unique way for NI business and individuals to send seasonal greetings,” said Paul Collins, director of fundraising at the charity, “and at the same time help give hope to homeless people throughout NI this Christmas.”The campaign is advertised on billboards around NI. Advertisement Paul said text donations were already coming in, “We are delighted with the response to date and would encourage any other business or individuals interested in supporting our work with homeless people to come forward.” The campaign is backed by:AMA, Bacardi Brown Forman, Bartholomew and James, Big Buzz Magazine, Business Eye, Calorgas, Carson McDowell, Flagship Media Group, JCDecaux, Johnston Printing, Marsh, Observer Newspapers, Patron Group, Steria and TR Group. Tagged with: Ireland Howard Lake | 15 December 2005 | News Texts to raise money for homeless AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.