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Berkshire Youth partners with Greenham Trust to support young people through lockdown

19th May 2020 – Berkshire Youth and funding partner Greenham Trust have partnered to launch a youth support hub to assist young people, families and agencies through the COVID-19 lockdown. The West Berkshire Youth Hub will be a virtual and telephone-based support platform with resources and opportunities designed around connecting, listening to and providing solutions for young people as they grapple with the impact of the pandemic. Whilst the young are least susceptible to COVID-19,…

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Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK

New Charity initiative Bytes for Heroes asks the tech industry to “do lunch” together virtually every Wednesday to raise funds London, 12th May 2020 – Today, recently launched UK technology led charity initiative Bytes for Heroes has announced #lunchbytes, a new fundraising campaign bringing working from home and other working separately tech team members for lunch every week. The Bytes for Heroes team will be kicking this off tomorrow (Wednesday, 13th May) at 1300h by…

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Kofax Donates Power PDF Sale Proceeds to International Red Cross in Support of Front-Line Healthcare Workers

Celebrates International Nurses Day, and Gives Thanks to Heroes Fighting COVID-19 London, UK – May 6, 2020 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software to digitally transform end-to-end business processes, today announces a charitable initiative in recognition of International Nurses Day. Kofax is donating 15 percent of all proceeds from the direct sale of Kofax’s Power PDF, its industry-leading document productivity software, through June 30 to the International Committee of the Red Cross….

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Text giving platform secures second round of investment, hits milestone by helping charities to raise over £1 million in donations

Leading tech-for-good company Donr has received a six-figure round of funding to help grow their platform, which helps charities to receive donations via text. 30.04.2020 – Donr – Jesmond, Newcastle, UK A Newcastle-based company who provide the UK’s fastest-growing text donation service has secured a second round of investment funding worth £350,000. Tech-for-good firm Donr received the equity investment from the North East Innovation Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by…

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Catalyst provides £20k funding via The Good Exchange to local Oxfordshire charity

Catalyst Housing has awarded Oxford charity Leys Community Development Initiative (Leys CDI) £20,000 in anchor match funding to help future proof the vital facility. The Blackbird Leys-based charity is trying to raise £73,000 to tackle poverty, deprivation and social isolation in the local community, and the demand for these essential services has grown as the COVID-19 epidemic has taken hold. Catalyst hopes that its initial match funding will raise awareness and encourage other regional funders…

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Blood Cancer Charity, Anthony Nolan, Selects IGEL Endpoints to Boost Workplace Collaboration and Support Windows 10 Migration

Reading, UK. February 20, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, today announced that Anthony Nolan, the pioneering blood cancer charity, has implemented UD3 desktops to support an organizational-wide implementation of Windows 10 and provide rich multimedia capability for over 300 employees. This will boost collaboration and teamwork by enabling geographically dispersed staff to, among other things, set up video-based conference calls to work more productively. Founded in 1974, Anthony…

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Blood Cancer Charity, Anthony Nolan, Selects IGEL Endpoints to Boost Workplace Collaboration and Support Windows 10 Migration

Reading, UK. February 20, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, today announced that Anthony Nolan, the pioneering blood cancer charity, has implemented UD3 desktops to support an organizational-wide implementation of Windows 10 and provide rich multimedia capability for over 300 employees. This will boost collaboration and teamwork by enabling geographically dispersed staff to, among other things, set up video-based conference calls to work more productively. Founded in 1974, Anthony…

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Kindred app raises £2 million in seed capital to transform influencer marketing landscape

Quintessentially founder’s new app Kindred gives back to conscious consumers with every transaction London, 11 December 2019: Kindred, a new platform that digitises word-of-mouth recommendations on social media, has raised £2.25 million in seed capital investment and has a £35 million valuation pre-revenue. Board investors are Richard Laxer, ex-President of GE Capital, and Dan Bricken, ex-International President of Wells Fargo M&A. Kindred, which launched in October, creates new direct sales for brands, enabling them to…

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Caution Your Blast and SumUp Enable Charities to go Contactless for Christmas

New software enables small charities to access cashless donations globally 400 sign-ups in time for Christmas Cost of accessing cashless payments reduced from £500 to less than £100 London, UK. 10th December 2019. More than 400 charities have signed up to a new service that slashes the cost of setting up contactless donations from £500 to less than £100, enabling cashless donors to contribute in time for Christmas. The free point of donation software, called…

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Text Giving a Key Fundraising Tool for Children in Need’s Corporate Sponsors in 2019

Donr’s text giving platform helps raise money for PudseyNewcastle, 14th November, 2019: This year’s Children in Need has seen text giving become a vital fundraising tool. A number of large corporates, that raise money through a combination of staff initiatives and customer donations have embraced Donr’s text giving platform for this year’s fundraising efforts.Donr is supporting over 450 Enterprise Rent-a-Car (https://www.enterprise.co.uk/) branches nationally, 123 Cineworld (https://www.cineworld.co.uk/) sites and thousands of drivers and instructors who are…

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ekoru: "Fight Climate Change By Changing Your Search Engine"

November 12, 2019 – Every day, people endeavor to do their part for the environment – they carry reusable bags to the grocery store, recycle plastic bottles and cans, circulate news stories of the poor whale who died after swallowing 88 pounds of plastic, join protests for climate change, donate monthly to their favorite causes, or volunteer their weekends to clean the beach. Now, there is another way they can contribute by doing what they…

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Team Rynkeby collects EUR 10 million in international donations on behalf of severely ill children

The Eckes-Granini Group supports the benevolent engagement of Europe’s most ambitious charity cycling project. Nieder-Olm, 30 September 2019. Since 2002, when employees of Rynkeby Foods A/S decided to ride their bicycles to Paris for a good cause, the Team Rynkeby project has become Europe’s biggest charity cycling event. More than 2,000 cyclists from 7 countries took part in the initiative in 2019 and collected 10.6 million euros for children suffering from severe illnesses. An absolute…

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ThreatQuotient Expands Support for Rhino Conservation in Honour of World Rhino Day

Long-time supporter of efforts to save rhinos becomes official partner of Helping Rhinos charityLONDON, UK – 17th September 2019 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today announced its partnership with Helping Rhinos, a charity organisation focused on providing a sustainable future for rhinos. As an official supporter, ThreatQuotient aims to bring awareness to rhino conservation efforts and to raise money for initiatives that will ensure protection of the endangered species. The rhino has…

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DataCore takes Platinum Sponsorship for LifeCycle Challenge 2019

READING, UK & MALTA, September 02, 2019 – DataCore Software is sponsoring the LifeCycle Challenge in its 21st anniversary year, raising much needed funds to assist renal patients to have a significantly improved quality of life. Their main fundraising event, the Nescafé 3in1 LifeCycle Challenge, this year sees 27 cyclists racing 2,000km across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in just 10 days this September. Michel Portelli, VP EMEA Marketing, DataCore commented: “This life-changing charitable challenge across…

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Artesian Solutions Set to Once Again Host the ‘Brain of the City’ Quiz for City Giving Day on 24th September 2019

27th August 2019: Artesian Solutions, the powerful technology for client facing commercial teams, designed to accelerate revenue growth by helping create deeper and more meaningful B2B relationships, is once again set to host the ‘Brain of the City’ Quiz for this year’s Lord Mayors Appeal City Giving Day. Following the success of last year’s event, in which tickets sold out in record time, Artesian along with partners Pinsent Masons and RSA Group, will run concurrent…

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Fred.Olsen Renewables raise more than £16k with Three Peaks Challenge

Fred.Olsen Renewables, with the help of Natural Power, SeaRoc and ZX Lidars, has raised a total of £16,078 for the Marine Conservation Society, Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountain Rescue England and Wales by completing the Three Peaks Challenge.A team made up of 27 employees from all four companies took park in the challenge scaling Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England, and Snowdon in Wales.Finley Becks-Phelps, development manager at Fred.Olsen Renewables, said: “Originally, it…

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REaD Group and Marie Curie Celebrate Award Success with Multi Award-Winning Insight Project

But the real winner is dataLondon, 5 August 2019 – Marketing data and insight agency REaD Group has further cemented its success in data-driven and insight marketing after winning a number of awards at two separate industry events, and being shortlisted for a further three categories in a third.Alongside Marie Curie, REaD Group was named as winner of the Best Use of Insight Award at the IoF National Fundraising Awards on 2nd July for the…

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Comic Relief uses new recruitment platform Applied to help ensure inclusive and diverse recruitment

London, 17 July 2019… Comic Relief is using Applied, a platform that makes recruitment smarter, fairer and easier, as part of its strategic plan to ensure an inclusive and diverse application and selection process.Comic Relief, which has raised over £1.3 billion since 1985 to help eradicate poverty world-wide, began using Applied in January this year to help manage recruitment for both full time staff and short-term recruitment for its peaks of campaign activity such as…

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CDW Partners with Stemettes to Inspire the Next Generation of Women in Tech

London – 1st July, 2019 – CDW is proud to announce the launch of its partnership with Stemettes, an award-winning social enterprise. The partnership will help to inspire and support girls from the ages of 5-21 years old to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). CDW will be sponsoring a 2-day Stemettes Hackathon Event in London, taking place July 6-7th. Across the two days, the participants will receive guidance on how to…

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The Good Exchange launches additional features for the charitable grant making community

New functionality includes CRM data sharing and WhatsApp integrationNewbury, 6th June 2019 – Not-for-profit, charity-owned on-line matching platform, The Good Exchange, has today announced significant updates to its online charitable giving solution, providing the ability to share the information its single application form gathers from charitable causes seeking funding with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems utilised by funders to manage their grant making processes. Additional new functionality includes integration with WhatsApp, allowing users to add…

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