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.

Help Lewis Walk

Lewis Brierley is an 11-year old son from Manchester. He was diagnosed at a very young age with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy. Lewis is a happy little boy who would love to live a normal life and do things like playing football with his friends. However, he has to rely on a wheelchair to get around Read More …

STEPS – well deserved winners

Our cause of the month for October just has to be STEPS, a small national charity supporting children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as clubfoot or a hip condition. We were overwhelmed by nominations for this charity; their supporters were keen to tell us how STEPS has made a difference to them. Read More …

Why it’s so hard to choose the cause of the month…..

When we asked easyfundraisers to nominate their cause as our cause of the month for October, we were absolutely inundated with responses. It was so hard to pick a winner as every cause we read about seemed to be so deserving of the £150 prize.

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 …

On camp with Solihull Jamboree Scouts

  On Saturday I was invited to spend the day with the easyfundraising Cause of the Month, Solihull Jamboree Scout Unit, on camp in beautiful Shipston on Stour. I headed down there with our cameraman Geoff to make a video about what they do.

How easyfundraising cheques are making a difference

A couple of weeks ago we sent our causes cheques for the funds they raised in the second quarter of this year. The total amount sent out came to just shy of £200,000 – not at all bad for just three months of shopping and searching. We asked our causes on Facebook what they plan to use the money for, Read More …