12 ways to raise money for your cause without spending a penny

You probably already know that easyfundraising.org.uk is a shopping and fundraising website – you shop, you raise funds. But did you know that with easyfundraising you can also raise money for your good cause or charity without actually spending anything?

Star of 2010 – Interflora bouquet winner

We recently asked you to tell us who you thought deserved a big bouquet from Interflora for being a star.  We received lots of nominations here on the blog and our Facebook page too and it shows yet again what an amazing and selfless bunch our members are.

Advent Calendar Competition – the lucky winners!

Well our Advent Calendar competition is now over and we thought you might like to see who won what. Thanks to everyone who took part. Days 1 – 5 On Day 1 Sarah Dunn, supporting First Steps in Dorchester, won a PS3 from Pixmania. Day 2’s winner was Gina Dadswell Clarke who won £300 to Read More …

Social Media Fundraising Case Study – Telford and Wrekin CVS

Our guest post this week comes from Kath Fackrall from Telford & Wrekin CVS, explaining how they make use of social media. “Let me introduce you to the BASIS Project.  BASIS is the first Big Lottery Fund programme to focus solely on developing voluntary and community sector infrastructure. The whole purpose is to recruit, support and 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 …

The best thing about shopping with easyfundraising at Christmas is…..

Well there are so many good things about it aren’t there? No queues for one and of course no fighting for a car parking space either. You don’t need to struggle home in the rain with six bulging carrier bags in each hand and no way of putting up your umbrella and you don’t have 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 …

How social media can help you raise more

How can social media help my cause? Social media can be a great tool for good causes and particularly small ones who probably don’t have a large fundraising budget – or even have one at all! Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are free and that’s what makes them such a valuable resource for causes. Read More …