Tag Archives: Fundraising

Norwich: MacMillan Coffee Morning

Join us at the Norwich Lounge on Friday 28 September from 10am where we will taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. We will have delicious cakes and coffee for you to enjoy as we raise money for MacMillan.

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The Evelina Elephants – #RideLondon Fundraising Heroes

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is an extraordinary 100-mile bike ride which takes riders through the capital and out into Surrey’s stunning countryside, before returning to London and finishing on The Mall. Thousands of cyclists – many of them riding for charity – undertake this gruelling challenge, each of them with their own motivation. The 11 Evelina Elephants are riding in …

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Cardiff Lounge: Wimbledon Finals

Join us at the Cardiff Lounge on Sunday 15 July to indulge in some delicious strawberries and cream whilst watching the men’s Wimbledon finals. Relax and unwind in our unique, relaxed setting. Strawberries and cream will be served from 12:30pm until 1:30pm and we will keep the tennis on until closing time! Suggested donation of £1 that will go towards #DementiaRevolution …

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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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Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

There’s a world of opportunity in the inbox and Katie Hart, from Digital Marketing specialists Mapp, has seen some great successes in email marketing. Digital marketing promises the world to smaller charities, connecting you with a virtual army of fundraisers and a huge new audience of potential donors. However, the term ‘digital marketing’ is the widest of umbrellas – covering …

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Fundraising and twitter; getting your story into the twittersphere

Every charity has a story to tell but it’s not always easy to get them in front of the right people. Well social media is a great place to start and Marcus Webb, former global editor-in-chief of Time Out – which has over 10 million twitter followers – spoke to us about the tips he always follows when pushing things …

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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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It’s all about fundraising online

London Marathon Lady

Michael Hatton, Corporate Fundraising Manager at Virgin Money Giving hears charity’s talk about their fundraising successes every day and one aspect always comes up – fundraising online. Here Michael shares some of what he’s learnt from these charities about pushing online fundraising that bit further. Help your fundraisers think digital first “Most charities understand the potential of digital giving, but it’s important to …

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Edinburgh: Make May Purple

Join us in the Edinburgh Lounge on Tuesday 1 May from 11am where we will be supporting Stroke Scotland. ‘Make May Purple‘ is Stroke Scotland’s annual awareness month.  They will be offering blood pressure checks to all our customers and, for a small donation, you can sample our purple themed home baking.

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