In memory event fundraising is worth £15m to charities, says JustGiving

first_img Howard Lake | 4 July 2013 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. In memory event fundraising pages raise on average 54% more than typical event pagesthis is the equivalent of £3.8 million additional donations so far this year.47% of charities say they do not treat their In Memory supporters any differently to other fundraisers.Randall cited recent examples of successful pages including that of Katherine Jenkins who ran the London marathon in memory of her father, and the friends and family of Horatio Chapple raising over £40,000 through fundraising events in his memory.Randall commented: “Traditionally many charities see in memory fundraising as giving that happens at a funeral or in the immediate aftermath of someone’s death. In fact, what we are seeing is that increasingly supporters are choosing to fundraise for a charity in a loved one’s memory sometimes years after they died.“There’s a real shift towards creating an ongoing digital legacy for someone who has died – raising money not just for medical and research charities but for a huge range of causes that were important to the loved one. These are extremely passionate fundraisers making a very powerful ‘ask’ on behalf of a charity. There’s huge potential for charities here to make the experience of these supporters better and more tailored.”She added that donors increasingly expect their charity to understand what they are doing, why they are doing it, and to tailor their communications with them accordingly.Photo: Stewart Black on Flickr.com  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 People who take part in fundraising events in memory of a loved one are generating £15 million a year to charities, according to research from online fundraising platform JustGiving. However, the research found that many charities are not distinguishing this income stream from other types of event fundraising, even though it is growing at 25% year on year.The research was presented by JustGiving’s Head of Charity Partnerships Gemma Randall this week at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention.In memory eventsJustGiving’s research, based on its own data, found that: Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 In memory event fundraising is worth £15m to charities, says JustGivinglast_img read more

Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

first_img 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 1:50 pm Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week 1. Thanksgiving can mean a lot of activity in the home, which can be overwhelming for some pets. Make sure to provide a quiet room where your pets can relax during Thanksgiving festivities.There is usually a lot of food sitting around at this time of year. Avoid feeding your pets foods that can be potentially harmful or toxic to them. Foods like ham, onions, garlic, grapes, raisins, and chocolate can all cause serious health problems for your dog or cat.3. Make sure to take out the garbage right after your thanksgiving feast is over. You don’t want a curious pet snooping in the trash and eating something they shouldn’t.4. Keep your pets on a routine throughout the holiday season; regular walks and meals help reduce stress on your pets.5. Remind house guests not to feed any table scraps to your pets, especially turkey bones. Bones can splinter and lacerate or obstruct your dog or cat’s digestive tract.6. Be sure to supervise any interactions between pets and children.7. Make sure your pets are microchipped and wearing current ID tags just in case they make a dash out the door during the Thanksgiving hustle and bustle.8. Instead of giving your pet Thanksgiving leftovers, try giving them their own specialty pet treats.9. Be careful with decorative flowers and plants as some can be toxic to pets. A few common festive plants and flowers to avoid include hydrangeas, Baby’s Breath, amaryllis, Sweet William, Poinsettia, and Yew. The best way to guarantee your pets’ safety is to simply keep all plants and table decorations out of their reach.About the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCAThe Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is an open door, community-funded center, which provides all animals a place where they receive a safe haven, care and respect. The agency provides essential animal welfare and control services for the cities of Arcadia, Bradbury, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. For more information, visit www.pasadenahumane.org. Make a comment Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Fashion Tips Are Making Tall Girls The Talk Of The TownHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeauty Community Newscenter_img More Cool Stuff Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more