Student Volunteering Week – young easyfundraisers making a difference

Today marks the start of Student Volunteering Week, a week long celebration of the contribution made by young people to the voluntary sector. At easyfundraising we’re proud to be able to support students and young people with their fundraising. Many students use our service, fundraising for many different causes and also raising funds to enable them Read More …

NFP Tweet Up – getting lost & being inspired

I’m a relative newcomer to the world of social media; at easyfundraising we started using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with and about our members and causes just over a year ago. It’s been a steep and incredibly rewarding learning curve but I’m aware of the vast potential to do even more. So being a Read More …

Trek Iceland – one easyfundraiser giving something back

This week’s guest blog is from Lucy Cotterill. You might remember that Lucy won our recent Laura Ashley goodie bag giveaway by telling us about her new year resolution – getting fit to take part in British Heart Foundation’s Trek Iceland. We wanted to know more: “Firstly I’d like to say a big thank you to Becky for asking Read More …

Beekeeping & volcano climbing – an average day for a student volunteer

It’s Student Volunteering Week and our second student story comes from Joe, currently volunteering for easyfundraising cause Nuevas Esperanzas: “As an Oxford University student studying for a BA in French and Spanish, I came to Nicaragua in October to spend my third year abroad immersed in a Spanish speaking culture. “Shortly after arriving I realized that I Read More …

Student Volunteering Week

Continuing our focus on young fundraisers for Student Volunteering Week, here are Zoe and Sam’s stories: Zoe – dog loving volunteer “I’m Zoe Bridson, I’m 17 years old and a student at Carmel college, St Helens. “My Wednesdays and some weekend days are spent at Dogs Trust Merseyside, walking the dogs. Me and my family also foster boxer Read More …

‘I love my cause because’ – the winning entry

We asked you why you love your cause and you answered in your droves – there’s a lot of love out there which is fantastic! We chose Catherine Smith as our winner. Catherine supports The Harley Stapes Cancer Trust (Harleys Holiday Homes), a charity set up in memory of young Harley Staples who was diagnosed with B cell Acute Lymphoblastic Read More …

The ultimate sponsored walkies!

This week’s guest blog was written by easyfundraiser Samantha Green, Operations Director & Trustee of Dogstar Foundation. “So what drives 2 charity trustees, 2 volunteers and a 7 inch stuffed dog to climb a mountain in Sri Lanka in the middle of the night…? Dogstar Foundation is a small UK Charity that has worked in rural Sri Read More …

I love my cause because….

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air around here. Even our tech team are feeling romantic with Chris due to get married soon and Phil C having popped the question just last month (she said yes!) And we know what a passionate lot easyfundraisers are too – you show Read More …