St Tiggywinkles Web site reviewed by Revolution

St Tiggywinkles Web site reviewed by Revolution 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Trust’s Web site has been reviewed by Revolution magazine this week.St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Trust’s Web site has been reviewed by Revolution magazine this week.Hubeena Nadeem reviews St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Trust’s Web site in this week’s Revolution. The charity really has done very well at seeking media coverage for its Web presence. The Daily Telegraph’s Internet supplement recently gave the site half a page or so of coverage. It isn’t even a new site, just a revamp. Nevertheless, such publicity is valuable. Advertisement Howard Lake | 21 December 2000 | News Nadeem comments: “although it’s no example of design genius, it gets the message across.” She add “although some of the layout is arranged a little clumsily, the site concentrates on exchanging information with other wildlife trusts and hospitals and informing the public, and it achievesboth.”  17 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

Bobby bought by Watchfire

first_imgBobby bought by Watchfire AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The popular Web accessibility tool has been purchased from not-for-profit educational organisation CAST by Watchfire, the Web site management company.Web site management company Watchfire Corporation has acquired Bobby„¢, CAST’s leading Web site accessibility technology. Bobby has been available at no charge for the past six years: every day it is used by Web site owners to test an average of 4,500 URLs for accessibility issues.Watchfire is already offering a paid-for version of the software, but adds that it will continue to offer the free online Bobby service which will allow single pages to be tested for accessibility problems. Advertisement Howard Lake | 21 August 2002 | Newscenter_img  19 total views,  1 views today 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.last_img read more

Mothercare supports Action Medical Research with clothing sales

first_img 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. Howard Lake | 12 August 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Trading  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Mothercare supports Action Medical Research with clothing sales Technically Mothercare is donating the £3 including VAT per pack Action Medical Research (Trading Ltd) which covenants all its taxable profits to the registered charity Action Medical Research. Parenting retailer Mothercare is to donate £3 for each sale of its new range of clothing for premature babies to Action Medical Research.The 10-piece pack of premature baby clothing will be available in 60 stores and to order via Mothercare’s Direct home shopping operation. The funds raised will be donated to Action Medical Research’s ‘Touching Tiny Lives’ campaign.In addition to the donation, Mothercare will be publicising the Charity’s campaign in its product catalogue, on posters and in leaflets. Advertisementlast_img read more

Oxfam warns of hoax faxes for Tsunami earthquake appeal

first_img 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.  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Oxfam warns of hoax faxes for Tsunami earthquake appeal AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Oxfam is warning supporters not to fall for a fax that appears to solicit funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).Oxfam has published a hoax fax alert on its Web site. “The DEC does not use faxes in its fundraising”, it points out. “If you receive any fax claiming to be from the DEC do not respond as it is a hoax.”In New Zealand another bogus email appeal has been uncovered, emanating from an organisation calling itself “The Solid Foundation Humanitary Organisation, Asia”. No record can be found of such an organisation, and its use of a free Yahoo! email address makes it look even more suspicious. Anti-spam campaigner Steve Streater found that the emails originated in Nigeria. Advertisement Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Howard Lake | 6 January 2005 | Newslast_img read more

Texts to raise money for homeless

first_img  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 | Newscenter_img 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.last_img read more

Charities’ quality standards approved

first_img Three charities have had their quality standards endorsed by the Charity Commission.Age Concern, YMCA England and the Commmunity Foundation Network are the first charities to have their standards endorsed. These include areas such as managing conflicts of interest, acountable governance structures, managing staff and volunteers and dealing with risk. The endorsement procedure is part of the Commission’s wider strategy for partnership working, designed to improve effectiveness in the sector in partnership with charities.Chair of the Commissoin, Dame Suzi Leather said: Charities that champion best practice in their quality standards should be applauded. By endorsign these policies we hope to encourage more charites to adopt the principles in our ./guidance Hallmarks of an Effective Charity for the benefit of their beneficiaries, to improve effectiveness and to enhance their reputation. Advertisement Howard Lake | 2 February 2007 | News Charities’ quality standards approved 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. The Commission recently conducted a takeholder survey which showed strong support in the sector for partnership working to share knowledge and ./guidance and spread best practice. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

BHF’s TV ad to be available via red button

first_imgBHF’s TV ad to be available via red button  37 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The British Heart Foundation’s new two minute film, ‘Watch Your Own Heart Attack’, will air tomorrow on ITV1 as the only advert in a commercial break in ‘Midsomer Murders’. In addition, ITV will for the first time ever make the film available via the red button on ITV’s main interactive menu for the following week.Part of a wider campaign to tackle heart attacks, the film aims to raise awareness of heart attack symptoms and ensure people call 999 immediately upon experiencing them.Julian Smith, Planning Account Director at ITV, said: “This is a fantastic example of how ITV works closely with its advertisers as well as their agencies to develop exciting and innovative initiatives which really create standout. This is also a direct result of ITV’s continued investment and commitment to its strategic planning resource.”Directed by Brett Foraker, the award-winning Creative Director of Channel 4, the film stars the actor Steven Berkoff.The campaign, conceived and created by Grey London, also consists of a transmedia teaser campaign. A striking poster with a call to ‘Watch Your Own Heart Attack’ in bold text is featured across a number of media channels including billboards, press, washrooms and online, and will run from 28 July up to the film launch on August 10.Teaser trailers, supported by personalities including Chris Tarrant and David Cameron, will be airing on ITV and on radio stations the week leading up to the film launch.People are also able to request text or email reminders to watch the film in the lead up to the event as well as send emails to friends and family encouraging them to watch by visiting www.2minutes.org.uk. The film will be available to view there after it airs tomorrow.The ‘ITV1 event’ as BHF describes it will air at 9.17pm tomorrow.www.2minutes.org.uk Tagged with: Celebrity Digital 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 9 August 2008 | Newslast_img read more

Home Retail Group raises £550,000 for BHF in six months

first_imgThe partnership launched on 26 July 2008 to coincide with the release of the 70th Argos catalogue, and £11,000 was raised through Argos stores on the first day the catalogue was available to customers. By the end of the first two weeks of the partnership, £55,000 had been raised. Howard Lake | 15 January 2009 | News www.argos.co.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Research / statistics Volunteering  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Home Retail Group, owner of Argos and Homebase, has raised more than £550,000 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in the first six months of their partnership.This weekend sees the launch of Argos’ 2009 spring/summer catalogue, and is expected to be one of the busiest fundraising weekends of the year for the retailer. Over 400 BHF volunteers will be present in most of its UK stores to collect donations and talk about the charity’s work. The target for the two year partnership £2 million. 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. Home Retail Group raises £550,000 for BHF in six months Advertisementlast_img read more

Looking Good and Doing Good: Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Power (Philanthropic Studies)

first_imgLooking Good and Doing Good: Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Power (Philanthropic Studies)  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 8 April 2009 | Newscenter_img Tagged with: corporate Giving/Philanthropy 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.last_img read more

Telent raises over £515,000 for the NSPCC

first_imgTelent raises over £515,000 for the NSPCC 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. Network and communications service provider telent has now raised over £515,000 for the NSPCC over the past 10 years.The half a million pound mark was reached following fundraising events by telent staff, customers and suppliers, including busking trips round Europe and London Marathon runs, plus many local events like cake sales and raffles.Many telent employees have also chosen to give tax-efficiently from their salary by payroll giving.NSPCC Director of fundraising, Paul Amadi welcomed telent to the group of ‘Guardian’ supporters within the NSPCC Family supporter community. “It’s a phenomenal achievement”, he said, “and all the funds raised have allowed the NSPCC to continue its vital work of helping to end cruelty to children.”Telent is a privately-held company which employs approximately 2,500 people and has annual revenues of around £300 million.www.nspcc.org.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 19 January 2011 | News  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporatelast_img read more