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Why every dry day matters: learning to live again with Hospice UK

Hospice UK is one of Dry January’s official charity partners for 2018. They shared Nurse Di’s story with us and why Dry January is so important. Nurse Di’s story Each year, hospices provide care for more than 200,000 people living with conditions such as cancer, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), dementia and liver disease. As well as delivering clinical care in …

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Why every dry day matters: Bill’s lucky to have the World Cancer Research Fund

The World Cancer Research Fund is one of Dry January’s official charity partners for 2018. They shared Bill’s story with us and why Dry January is so important. Bill’s story Bill Jeffrey, 83, is living proof that it’s never too late – and you’re never too old – to take the plunge and reduce your alcohol intake. I’m lucky; they …

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The insider’s guide to fundraising; Jackie Scully

The start of the year can be a tough time for those trying to raise sponsorship for taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon. The first rush of excitement about winning a place has gone, but April and the start line seem a long way off. How do you keep the pledges coming in? Running.London speaks to inspiring fundraisers …

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How to fundraise using video

Video is a great way to tell impactful stories on social media, making it a fantastic tool for fundraising. Ben Matthews, director at charity marketing agency Montfort, shares his tips on how to make and publish videos that will inspire and engage your existing supporters – and help you find new ones… Tell your story People want to know why …

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The insider’s guide to fundraising; Emma Manton

The start of the year can be a tough time for those trying to raise sponsorship for taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon. The first rush of excitement about winning a place has gone, but April and the start line seem a long way off. How do you keep the pledges coming in? Running.London speaks to inspiring fundraisers …

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Why every dry day matters: Breast Cancer Now helped Kerry change her lifestyle

Breast Cancer Now is one of Dry January’s official charity partners for 2018. They shared Kerry’s story with us and why Dry January is so important. Kerry’s story Kerry Rubins aged 43 from Kent, took part in Dry January 2017. “I started supporting Breast Cancer Now when my friend Julie was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in …

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