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John Owens’ #ReasontoRun

“My #ReasontoRun is that following a serious illness, running gives me a new lease of life – it’s great.” This week, we spoke to John, who took up running following a serious illness and multiple strokes, is running the London Marathon in memory of his friend Davy. The challenge Last year, after what he says was a very difficult summer of …

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Fundraising; the final push

With the Virgin Money London Marathon just around the corner, whether you’ve been fundraising for a while or just started, now it really is the time to crack things up a notch and get your donations coming in. We see most donations come in the week before and after the Marathon, so it’s crucial you get your story out there …

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Brighton Marathon Aims to Raise £18 Million in New Partnership With Virgin Money Giving

We’re very excited to announce our new three-year partnership with Grounded Events that will see our not-for-profit fundraising website Virgin Money Giving become the official fundraising partner of the Brighton Marathon Weekend. The Brighton Marathon Weekend encompasses the Brighton Marathon, the BM10K and Mini Mile Races and since launching, it has raised over £35 million for charity. As the 2nd largest marathon in the …

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#ReasontoRun

This year, the Virgin Money London Marathon has a very special theme. We are asking people to think about their #ReasontoRun. Hugh Brasher, the race director, explained; We know every single runner has a unique #ReasonToRun the world’s greatest marathon. Whether it’s to set a PB, to raise money for a cause, to remember a loved one, to break a Guinness …

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500 Extra Royal parks Half Marathon Places Available

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Exclusivly for Virgin Money Giving Charities… Helping our charities raise more is at the heart of what we do at Virgin Money Giving. So we’re delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity to help you do just that. As the official fundraising partner and in celebration of their 10th Birthday, the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon and Virgin Money Giving would …

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Heidi takes on fundraising with Instagram

Coming up with creative ways to keep up the momentum of your fundraising can sometimes leave you feeling a bit stuck. But often it’s simple things done well and using every day tools such as social media which really does rally the crowds and help keep you motivated. Meet Heidi – not only has she smashed £2000 (and still rising) in donations …

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Scouts go digital with Virgin Money Giving

We’re delighted to announce that the Scout Association has made Virgin Money Giving its preferred fundraising platform, enabling them to promote their fundraising and receive donations online. The Scouts are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation. They change lives by offering fun and challenging activities and everyday adventure to children up and down the country. Scouting exists to engage and …

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Looking back at an inspiring year of Giving

2016 has certainly been a busy year and for many, very much an emotional rollercoaster. It’s the time of year we all reflect on what’s been and gone, but more importantly what difference we can all make to the New Year ahead. So, in the spirit of sharing the love, here’s some great examples of how people have collectively come …

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What motivates people to give to charity and who in the UK gives the most?

This year, Virgin Money Giving did some research to find out about the UK’s fundraising habits to find out what motivates people to give more, who gives the most and how people feel about being stopped in the street by charities. Charity chuggers unpopular this Christmas Charity is big business at Christmas, but festive shoppers have a message for charities …

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Virgin Money Giving London Marathon Wine Promotion

Earlier on this month Virgin Money Giving launched a competition to give away 600 cases of wine to Virgin Money London Marathon fundraisers who started their fundraising on Virgin Money Giving early. This is because people who start their fundraising early raise more – and that’s a fact! With our first 150 cases already sent out, we’ve been delighted to see winners …

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