What’s new at easyfundraising?

We’ve had a face-lift! The old easyfundraising site has served us all well; however it was starting to look a bit tired and ragged around the edges (well it happens to us all eventually…). So, we’ve dragged it kicking and screaming into the present and given it a face-lift to bring you a modern, fresh Read More …

Ouch! Pain in the name of charity!

We’ve always known that our members are passionate about their causes but we’ve just heard about one easyfundraiser who’s really going out on a limb to raise some cash for hers. Brave (or crazy, depending on how you look at it) Claire Davis is planning to firewalk – yes, you heard right – in aid Read More …

March competition – win a 32″ TV

This month we’ve teamed up with Best Buy to give away a 32″ Toshiba TV to one lucky easyfundraiser. Every time you shop with any of our 2000 retailers during March, we’ll give you one entry into a draw to win this great prize and the more times you shop, the more chances you have to Read More …

You wore what?! Your fashion disasters could win you a Laura Ashley giftcard!

This competition has now finished. The winning entry was submitted by Marc Cattle who supports 49th Cardiff (1st Rumney) Scout Group. Marc’s fashion disaster had us laughing and feeling his pain too: “I was dressed up in red velvet pantaloons as a page boy for a wedding. Wearing patent leather shoes with silver buckles, WHICH Read More …

Would you like to win an iPad?

This competition has now closed. The winner was Sarah Sheppard who supports Chesham Bois Combined School PTA Fund. Sarah said; “I’d like a fundraising app that enabled parents to sign up to come to a PTA event, buy raffle tickets, pay sponsorship money etc without having their purses on them in the playground. Simply click on Read More …

Student Volunteering Week – young easyfundraisers making a difference

Today marks the start of Student Volunteering Week, a week long celebration of the contribution made by young people to the voluntary sector. At easyfundraising we’re proud to be able to support students and young people with their fundraising. Many students use our service, fundraising for many different causes and also raising funds to enable them Read More …

NFP Tweet Up – getting lost & being inspired

I’m a relative newcomer to the world of social media; at easyfundraising we started using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with and about our members and causes just over a year ago. It’s been a steep and incredibly rewarding learning curve but I’m aware of the vast potential to do even more. So being a Read More …

Trek Iceland – one easyfundraiser giving something back

This week’s guest blog is from Lucy Cotterill. You might remember that Lucy won our recent Laura Ashley goodie bag giveaway by telling us about her new year resolution – getting fit to take part in British Heart Foundation’s Trek Iceland. We wanted to know more: “Firstly I’d like to say a big thank you to Becky for asking Read More …

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 …