Cause of the Month May 2011 – The Shortlist

This poll is now closed. The winning cause was Harborne Primary School – Birmingham who win a £200 donation from Viking. The school suffered a fire recently so the money will be put to very good use. Our next cause of the month competition starts on 1st June – more details to follow, watch this Read More …

Could your cause be our Cause of the Month for May?

The shortlist of causes for May is now live – please click here to vote for who you think should win a £200 donation from Viking. Great news, our Cause of the Month competition is back! This month, our friends at Viking Direct will donate £200 to one lucky cause. Here’s how it works: 1. Post Read More …

A sunny day with new features to the easyfundraising site

The eagle eyed among you may have noticed that this morning we put up a holding page for a few minutes so we could do some technical tinkering behind the scenes.  We’re always striving to make using our site even easier so here’s what we were up to: We’ve renamed the ‘Transactions’ page. It’s now called Donation History and you can view the Read More …

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 …

New competition – “My mum always told me…”

Mums really are the best. They’re always there for you, right from when you needed a plaster and a kiss after falling off your bike (even though she told you not to go so fast) to offering a shoulder to cry on when things get tough. And one thing mums are well known for is offering us advice so for 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 …

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 …