Tag Archives: charity

Norwich: Crafternoon For Children!

On Monday 20 August, upstairs in our Community Room, bring your kiddies as we’ll be making Paper Bunting. Sit and have a coffee while the little ‘uns are kept busy and creative with April. The crafternoon will run from 3pm til 4pm and there’s no need to bring anything – just donate a suggested £1 to our Corporate Charity of …

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Going the extra mile for Dementia Revolution

Our colleague David is taking part in the Liverpool Nightrider Challenge on 14 July to raise funds for Dementia Revolution, our Corporate Charity Partner. The Nightrider Challenge kicks of at 10:30pm and is a 100km overnight cycle ride through Liverpool, finishing around 5am the following morning. David is a keen cyclist and has taken part in a similar event before: I …

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Ten top tips for a successful e-newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

You may have already read our piece ‘Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter’ discussing successful ways of connecting with your army of fundraisers. Well now you can download a Takeaway resource of “ten top tips” which may give you some ideas of what you can include when compiling your email newsletter. Creating a successful newsletter If you have any questions or feedback, …

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Through the keyhole at Teenage Cancer Trust

Have you ever wished you could go through-the-keyhole style and have a peek into the workings of fellow charities? Well we have been lucky enough to be invited into the worlds of some fantastic charities and today we are delighted to bring you Joanna Sullivan, Head of Mass Participation at Teenage Cancer Trust, who talked us through life at the …

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A successful event is within every charity’s reach

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

A new event can do wonders for a charity – raising awareness and cash in equal measure, while also giving the chance to reward existing fundraisers and recruit new ones. Salley Barney, from the Royal Parks Half, and Alex Rochford, from The Producers UK, talk us through the success stories they’ve seen. The numbers are mind-boggling. Sixteen thousand runners a …

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Fundraising and Facebook; your audience is out there

The dos and don'ts of fundraising on Facebook

Lots of charities have fantastic ideas but aren’t sure how to get them in front of the right people. Well social media is a great place to find them and Marcus Webb, former global editor-in-chief of Time Out – which has over 10 million fans on Facebook – spoke to us about the tips he always follows when pushing things …

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Norwich: Alzheimer Society Awareness Day

Norwich Lounge

As part of Dementia Awareness Week, the Alzheimer Society will be spending Wednesday 23 May in the Norwich Lounge to answer any questions you may have. Please feel free to pop in and chat to the lovely volunteers.

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Manchester: Royal Wedding Celebrations

Join us in the Manchester Lounge on Saturday 19 May as we celebrate the wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle. We will be showing the Royal Wedding coverage on our TV as well as providing wedding themed snacks and drinks, with donations towards to the charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers. We will also be joined from 1:30pm until …

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Thank you Teenage Cancer Trust

In April 2017 Virgin Money announced that we would be working in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust as our corporate charity of the year.   This meant that Teenage Cancer Trust would be the official charity partner of the London Marathon and also that colleagues from across the business would carry out fundraising activities to support the cause. Throughout the year, …

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Virgin Money in partnership with Dementia Revoloution

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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