easyfundraisers do it again!

easyfundraisers have done it again! We’ve just added up the donations raised by our members between July and September this year and it comes to an impressive £187,854.63 so well done everyone and thanks for making a difference. We asked our Facebook community how much they have raised and what they’ll be spending their donations on this Read More …

Kaspersky Internet Security Video Guide

Some of our members have recently contacted us to tell us that they’ve been receiving blank pages when clicking out to retailers including Amazon, Tesco and LOVEFiLM. We ‘ve investigated these problems and determined all users are running Kaspersky Internet Security and a particular part of the suite called Anti Banner. I’ve made a quick screencast to help Read More …

Braving Borneo: Raising money for pets in need

The Blue Cross animal charity finds homes for thousands of unwanted pets every year through its network of animal adoption centres across the UK and its hospitals provide medical care for pets whose owners can’t afford private vet treatment. Blue Cross copywriter Natasha Kleanthous joined a group of brave animal lovers on an adventure of Read More …

Could you make a world of difference?

Have you ever wanted to spend time volunteering for a charity but worried about how you would manage financially? Through their World of Difference scheme, Vodafone are offering 500 people the chance to work for their dream charity for two months and get paid for their time. It’s a great opportunity to gain experience of working Read More …

A tale of two kittens (and their mum)

I had cause to celebrate the patter of tiny feet recently. Or should I say paws. Yes, I’ve become the proud owner of three (you heard right, three) new cats – two kittens and their mum, courtesy of the good people at Cats Protection.

How one Scout group raised nearly £1000 in a year…

Solihull Jamboree Scout Unit are raising money to visit the World Scout Jamboree in Sweden in 2011, along with thousands of other scouts.  They’ve already raised almost £1,000 through shopping online with easyfundraising. We went to visit them on camp to find out more… [efvideo]nnUqMtrzJYc[/efvideo]

Join the fight – breast cancer awareness month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and this year marks it’s 25th anniversary. The facts Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in the UK with around 46,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  One in nine women will be affected by the disease at some stage in their life.

World Animal Day – a day in the life of one animal charity

Today is World Animal Day and our guest blog comes from one of the many animal welfare causes that fundraise with easyfundraising. Equine Market Watch is dedicated to improving the welfare of horses and ponies in markets and auctions.  The charity is run entirely by unwaged volunteers and offers an equine sanctuary base in Herefordshire as well as foster homes.  Read More …

Reviving your online community

We’re pleased to have a guest post by John Haydon from Inbound Zombie,  a social media strategy firm helping non-profits build communities and increase awareness online. Read more from John at http://www.johnhaydon.com/   If your organisation has an online community, you probably spent hundreds of hours planning it and thousands of pounds building it. And before that, you had countless Read More …

Social Media: A key factor in record-breaking Fundraising Appeal

This is a guest article from Graham Richards, a freelance legacy fundraiser and social media champion for charities & businesses. Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), the coalition of several key aid charities, received a record-breaking £70m+ in donations for its Haiti Appeal. A staggering 48% of the UK population Read More …