The iconic Children in Need initiative started on Christmas Day in 1972 in the format of a five-minute radio broadcast. The response was jaw dropping, and the money raised was split between 4 children’s charities.
#GivingTuesday can be a fantastic platform to promote community engagement and generosity across the globe. There’s less than a month to go until the big day, and by now we’re sure that your campaigns are well underway and ready to be bigger and better than ever.
Wednesday November 1st 2017 marks the beginning of this year’s Movember campaign. Movember is a movement that challenges men all over the globe to grow a moustache for the 30 days of November in order to raise awareness and funds for the physical and mental health of men. The Movember Foundation claim that the campaign will reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%.
Running a Christmas fundraising campaign is fundamental for charities, as you can really utilise the generosity of people at this time of year. The competition is fierce, as lots of organisations are fundraising, so it’s important to come up with a plan of action…
If you're planning a fundraising campaign in the run-up to Christmas you'll need to utilise the fact that people are much more generous around the holidays. Christmas is about so much more than just presents and good food, as over 50% of UK households make a charitable donation in December. So how exactly do you get people to give?
#GivingTuesday is the international day of giving, with over five million people across the world raising awareness for a charity of their choosing. Falling on Tuesday 28th November, people all over the globe will give their money, their time, or use their voice to help make a positive impact on the world.
For Fundraisers, it’s absolutely vital to create a Christmas campaign and ensure you give yourself enough time to thoroughly plan. Whether you’re looking to create a local campaign or go global, the sooner you get started the less you’ll have to worry about when the time comes to launch.
There are many tried and tested employee engagement strategies in the market, but have you considered a CSR strategy to engage employees while also giving back to a good cause? GivGo, an innovative platform to help corporates raise vital funds for their charity partners while creating a digital footprint of the company’s social responsibility impact, is the latest solution. Here’s why:
Fundraising events come in many shapes and forms. Are you planning a golf day, bake off, quiz night or a gala dinner? No matter what type of event you are planning, it’s important to set a fundraising goal from the outset to help you work backward and establish which fundraising componenets to incorporate.
We are delighted to announce that since our auction item relaunch just six months ago, our team have surpassed the £1 Million charity profit mark, an increase of 65% from 2016 in just 169 days! This means that charities have made £6,237 every single day since April 2017 using the Givergy item collection alone!