PTA Fundraiser of the Year

Lets hear it for School PTAs. They do a fantastic job and are unsung heroes of the education world. They’re busy people with kids, jobs, lives, yet they still find time to organise events, set up stalls, fundraise, make cakes, sell raffle tickets, organise prizes and generally work their behinds off to support their school. Read More …

Volunteers? Just Do-it!

Created and managed by the charity YouthNet, Do-it makes finding out about voluntary work and giving time to local communities quick and easy. With around 1 million volunteering opportunities to choose from, there’s something for everyone! Volunteering opportunities at the click of a mouse…. With over a decade of experience and a mission to “make Read More …

Guest blog – take the first step to volunteering

We’re delighted to bring you a guest blog from easyfundraising member Carolyn Sainsbury on her experiences as a new volunteer for the Samaritans. Stepping into volunteering “Just like everyone else around Christmas and New Year, I found myself looking at the year behind me and the year ahead and what I have achieved.  Normally it’s 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.

Could you make a world of difference?

Have you ever wanted to spend time volunteering for a charity but worried about how you would manage financially? Through their World of Difference scheme, Vodafone are offering 500 people the chance to work for their dream charity for two months and get paid for their time. It’s a great opportunity to gain experience of working Read More …