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Top 100 Charities’ income reached record £9.5bn last year – – 22 February 2016 by Susannah Birkwood

This report says, “There are storm clouds in the horizon” …and that it will be difficult to predict whether charities will be able to maintain their current income levels. “The full fall-out from the recent high-profile exposure of the negative fundraising practices of some charities, and the criticisms of charity regulation to which it has [...]

Rangers FC… a big THANK YOU to their volunteers!

Thank you! Thank you to all our volunteers who turned out at the Ayr United game in support of our Lucky Legends Prize Draw initiative, and to everyone who has purchased tickets and taken some away to sell to family and friends. Supporters Clubs have really backed the Foundation, with the likes of the Baku [...]

Holchem employees vote to support Bury Hospice

Bury Hospice We are pleased to announce that, after an internal vote of Holchem employees, Bury Hospice will be our charity of choice. Holchem will provide the Hospice with support towards their running costs by donating the cleaning products that are required for the hospice’s kitchen, accommodation, washroom and laundry. Holchem will be providing the [...]

Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice… Christmas Cards & Presents

Our selection of Christmas Cards, gifts and the brand new ‘Presents with Purpose’ are all available now from our online shop. The 2013 range offers a mixture of contemporary and traditional cards to suit every taste. There are also some fun Christmas gifts, including Magic Snow and Stencils! For the first time, we are [...]

Celtic FC Wall of Fame Auction

CELTIC FC Foundation’s Celtic Charity Wonderland festive extravaganza event will take place this Sunday, December 15, in the Kerrydale Suite. The main beneficiary is the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). A key element of the night is our ‘Wall of Fame’ which brings together a plethora of legends, icons and heroes from sport, music, art [...]

Ayrshire Hospice – making today matter

Fundraising Funding the care with your help All hospice care is provided at no cost whatsoever to patients or their families and, although Ayrshire and Arran Health Board contribute to our care costs, we have to raise £4.3m annually from voluntary sources. This is a huge task faced by the fundraising team but their drive [...]

The Difference a Meal Makes… with Mary’s Meals

MARY’S MEALS COMMUNICATION INTERN, JACKIE FARR, WITNESSES THE DIFFERENCE A DAILY MEAL MAKES TO CHILDREN IN MALAWI During my time in Malawi—just over two months so far—I’ve visited a lot of schools with Mary’s Meals. When we visit, we arrange to go during the children’s break time so we don’t disrupt the lessons. Usually when [...]

Together for Short Lives is David Lloyd Leisure Charity of the Year

Together for Short Lives is delighted to announce that the members and staff of David Lloyd Leisure have chosen Together for Short Lives as their official national charity partner for 2013. In a new charity selection process introduced by Europe’s premier health, sports and leisure group this year, members and staff were asked to nominate [...]