Tag Archives: Virgin Money London Marathon

An exercise in exercise; sporting charity events can do more than just make you sweat

Two experts in event fundraising talk to us about how sporting charity events are a fantastic way to fundraise and build your supporter base – and how it’s not just big charities that can benefit. Sporting events are increasingly important to the charity sector – the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon alone raised a record £61.5 million for good causes …

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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 best part of the London Marathon is crossing the starting line”

The Virgin Money London Marathon is made up of tens of thousands of people, each with their own story and motivation for taking on this challenge. One of the people who took on the journey at the 2017 event was Michael Nollet. We asked him to share his story with us. Michael’s story “Funnily enough, the best part of my …

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Let’s talk about… the London Marathon

Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, looks at how charities of every size can capitalise on the largest annual fundraising event in the world. The Virgin Money London Marathon is the one event every charity should be able to leverage to drive donations. The event has such a strong association with fundraising that even runners who get a …

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