Mulberry Community Project

Sourcing funding can be very difficult for many non-profit organisation. It’s not easy at the best of times and now especially while Britain is being squeezed by the recession, it’s becoming harder. Many charities and good causes are struggling to find funding and face closing down altogether. Mulberry Community Project are one such charity.  They help with people with drug Read More …

Making Christmas a little better – Birmingham Christmas Shelter

I’m not keen on the cold weather. I can’t bear being cold and this past week I’ve wrapped myself around any available radiator, doubled up on the socks and moaned to whoever would listen about feeling chilly.  But on Saturday I went along to an event that made me realise just how lucky I am.

Buy one small gift and make a child smile this Christmas

Our guest post this week is a heartfelt appeal from Angie Turner from The Children’s Trust, a small national charity which provides unique and specialist services for some of the UK’s most profoundly disabled children and young people. The Trust is the only centre of its kind in the UK and has an unparalleled national Read More …

Who’s your star of 2010?

Do you know someone who deserves a pat on the back?  Together with Interflora, we’re looking for our Star of 2010 and we need your help to find them All easyfundraisers are stars – just choosing to support your cause by shopping with us means you’re making a positive choice to make a difference – but Read More …

A very happy ending…

With over 2,300 nominations, the winner of our cause of the month competition for November was Animal Rescue Kos. It was a very close run thing with Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR) coming in second with just a handful of votes less.  And in an amazing gesture of generosity, Animal Rescue Kos asked us if they could share the £150 prize Read More …

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 …

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 …

SARAID

Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID) are a UK registered charity and Non Governmental Organisation that provides a specialist team of professionally trained Urban Search and Rescue Technicians and Disaster Response personnel. SARAID was formed in 2003 and all of its members are dedicated unpaid volunteers who are on call 365 days a year to any country 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.