Aldi is going to redistribute all surplus fresh food from its stores in Wales to local charities on Christmas Eve.
It’s a good idea for charities to start their planning early and send emails well before the Christmas period, especially if they are using automated journeys and triggered emails – whatever your ask, there’s nothing worse than trying to get a campaign together at the last minute and sending it out too late to make a positive impact.
Following criticisms over the amount of money being kept by the online platform, raised for victims of disasters such as the Grenfell Tower fire. Online fundraising platform JustGiving has announced it is to remove fees for disasters and major incident campaigns, following criticisms of its charges.
The National Autistic Society is launching a campaign to encourage shops and businesses to better understand the challenges people with autism face when shopping.
Since the Indonesian Tsunami struck, there have been three Volcano events leaving a devastating need for help across central Sulawesi region.
Online fundraising is a very popular way to raise money for charities. The most popular are commonly known but there are alternatives platforms that take a much smaller cut from donations and do not charge a subscription fee. Some have slightly different models, or are aimed at certain types of fundraising. We explored a few of them below.
Charity Bank has launched its annual campaign to encourage charities, businesses and individuals to move some of their savings or reserves to an ethical provider.
Policies to end homelessness often focus on ending rough sleeping – just like the UK government’s recent rough sleeping strategy. But the thing about people sleeping rough is that they can look, feel and sound different to “ordinary” citizens. And these perceived differences can be seized on to justify certain approaches to the problem – from punitive to progressive.
Charities investing in equities have a range of approaches open to them to implement their Environmental Social and Governance policies, encompassing the traditional exclusion of certain stocks through engagement with company management to the increasing number of opportunities to invest specifically to achieve a positive impact as well as financial return, or use a combination of all approaches.
Charities have criticised the government’s new social housing plans, calling on it to invest money rather than just "warm words".
The Green Paper on Social Housing, published today alongside a consultation, sets out plans which the government says will rebalance the relationship between residents and landlords and tackle stigma surrounding social housing.