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Important GDPR update: we’re making some changes to our reporting

GDPR

Just to follow up from our last email, we can confirm that our GDPR enhancements will be live from 20 May 2018. This communication is intended to provide further clarification about using previously collected marketing consent data through our site and the changes you will see from Sunday. Use of previously collected marketing consent data through our website We are recommending …

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Virgin Money in partnership with Dementia Revolution

Earlier this year Virgin Money announced that we will be working in partnership with Dementia Revolution as our corporate charity of the year. As our charity of the year this makes Dementia Revolution the Charity of the Year for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK are joining forces for a year-long campaign to power …

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Important GDPR update: how we’re helping you make the most of our data

GDPR

In preparation for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018, we will be making some important enhancements that will help you make the most of the information that we collect and share with you. When we provide you with personal information about your supporters, you will be Data Controllers in respect of that …

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How to help your fundraisers raise money online

Michael Hatton, Corporate Fundraising Manager at Virgin Money Giving, offers his tips on how to help your supporters capitalise on the opportunities offered by digital giving. Help your fundraisers think digital first “Most charities understand the potential of digital giving, but it’s important to pass that enthusiasm down to fundraisers. People are more generous online: the average donation on Virgin …

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Unique Places to watch the London Marathon

Every year thousands of people line the streets to watch the Virgin Money London Marathon. It’s a great experience – but with these insider tips, it’ll be even more special for spectators. With a rush of adrenaline The Thames Rush tour Spectators who want to get their own pulse racing on marathon day should book a seat on the Thames …

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Gogglebox star, Baasit Saddiqui offers his tips for first-time runners

Three time Virgin Money London Marathon veteran, and Gogglebox star, Baasit Saddiqui offers his tips for first-time runners Prepare to be shown the love… This will be my third London Marathon in a row. The atmosphere’s incredible, there’s nothing quite like it. It’s the only marathon that I’ve ever done, and am likely to do, where there is literally support …

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Inside Charity X: Teenage Cancer Trust

Joanna Sullivan, Head of Mass Participation at Teenage Cancer Trust, on how working at the charity is a family affair Can you explain what Teenage Cancer Trust does in seven words? Ensure young people don’t face cancer alone And what you do in three… Create opportunities to give. Actually that’s four words, isn’t it? What’s your favourite thing about working …

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The perfect pitch email to the media

You may have already read in The Knowledge section, ‘How to get your charity covered by the media’, which has given you a useful insight into how to spread the word to the world via press, radio and TV. Now you can download a useful Takeaway resource to help you create the perfect email to pitch your story to the …

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