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 …

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 …

Cause of the month – January winner

RSDR (Rudozem Street Dog Rescue) are this month’s Cause of the Month and we’re pleased to donate £150 to them. And in keeping with the spirit of easyfundraising, they have decided to donate half to another animal cause, Animal Rescue Kos. Regular readers will remember that Animal Rescue Kos were our October winners and shared their Read More …

easyfundraising donations – making a difference

Great news – between October and December 2010, our fantastic members raised a combined total of £302,144.01 for good causes. This brings the total raised since easyfundraising began to over £2.2 million! We think this is pretty amazing so we want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has shopped, searched, told their friends Read More …

Why fundraising matters to me

I’m easyfundraising’s Customer Support Manager – that’s my day job, but I’m also a mum of two and a keen fundraiser aswell. My girls’ education and quality of schooling is really important to me. As budgets get cut more and more, the pressure on school funds becomes greater and only the necessities get covered. As soon Read More …

10 ways to raise more for your cause

If one of your New Year Resolutions is to raise more for your cause, check out our top 10 ways to do it: 1. Visit our Free Funds page You can raise over £200 on the Free Funds page without spending anything at all, just by signing up for newsletters, taking out free trials, entering Read More …

A year of choccies for Gill and a big donation for her school

Remember our Facebook ‘like’ competition back in November? In case you don’t, we ran a competition to win a £200 donation for your cause and a yummy year of chocolates from Thorntons. Gill Carlisle was our VERY lucky winner and she emailed us last week to say her first delivery of chocolates had arrived. She Read More …