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Greenham Trust launches ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ fund to support underprivileged children’s home-schooling

Hosted on The Good Exchange platform, donations will be match-funded up to £250,000 to provide £500,000 for learning equipment across West Berkshire and beyond 8th January 2021 – Greenham Trust has today launched the ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ appeal to give every child a laptop to learn under lockdown. Hosted on The Good Exchange, Greenham Trust will match up to £250,000 of donations made to the appeal. Every £1 donated will be matched, with the…

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TERRE DES FEMMES breaks the silence about domestic violence during what is supposed to be the most peaceful time of the year

Berlin, December 18th 2020: TERRE DES FEMMES – Menschenrechte für die Frau e. V. opens the art exhibition “UNBREAK – take a closer look & break the cycle of domestic violence” (https://cloud.achtung.de/s/g7PanPkDDnf28pe) in downtown Munich, together with the agencies thjnk and achtung! Mary, the artist Simon Berger, and the long-time TERRE DES FEMMES activist Romy Stangl. With this powerful campaign, the women’s rights organisation wants to break the silence about domestic violence against women. In…

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IFCO continues to deliver on its social responsibility & engagement commitment globally under difficult circumstances

Donated RPCs, incentives for employees in most relevant roles, and support of logistics staff help to maintain food safety during the pandemic for those in need around the globe Munich, Germany, December 14, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, continued to deliver on its social responsibility and engagement commitment throughout 2020. Despite the Coronavirus-pandemic IFCO’s support of food bank programs around the globe has not diminished. In…

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Rajant Hosts UNICEF Fundraiser to Support World's Starving Children

Virtual Event with Musicians on November 19th, 9 AM to 5 PM ESTMalvern, PA – November 19, 2020: Rajant Corporation, the provider of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, will host a fundraiser to bring awareness and donations for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children in 192 countries worldwide. The virtual event on November 19th, 2020, will be streamed “live” via Rajant’s YouTube channel…

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The Atlas of the Stateless

The Geneva office of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung is today publishing the Atlas of the Stateless (French, English). It will be presented in an online conference, in which the authors of the atlas and members of the UN refugee agency will participate. The Atlas of the Stateless, which is now published in three languages (French, English and German), is a unique compilation of information on a subject that has been relatively little researched, namely the situation of…

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Homeless Link selects Conga to streamline its COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund

Membership charity organisation for homelessness services in England uses Conga to award more than £6 million of funding to frontline homelessness charities affected during the pandemic London, UK – Conga, a leader in revenue operations management, today announced that Homeless Link, a national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England, is using Conga solutions – including Conga Composer, Conga Batch and Conga Sign – to optimise its COVID-19 Homelessness…

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Have you been exposed to the dark web?

WatchGuard releases free online tool so companies and organisations can check if their credentials have been exposed on the dark web 29 October 2020: With WatchGuard Technologies’ new dark web Scanning tool, businesses can simply enter their domain name into this search engine https://www.watchguard.com/wgrd-resource-center/dark-web-scan to find out how many of their email accounts have been exposed in public data breaches and then request a free report.* This sensitive information often ends up for sale on…

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Panasonic Donates Equipment to Aid E-Learning

Easily cleaned, semi-rugged devices to benefit several families: Panasonic donated 100 refurbished laptops and handhelds to charities in the UK, France and Germany. CARDIFF, UK. 30th September 2020 – Panasonic has today announced partnerships with three major charities in Europe to provide refurbished laptops and tablets to socially disadvantaged families. The programme is focused on enabling children to have access to the full benefits of eLearning in the current climate. In the UK, the equipment…

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The Institute for Jewish Policy Research selects Confirmit to build unique new panel

New panel will uncover insights into Jewish life in the UK London, UK and Oslo, Norway – September 17th, 2020: Confirmit has announced that JPR, the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, has selected Confirmit as its partner to create a new UK-wide panel. The panel will capture the experiences and opinions of people from all denominations of Judaism and from those who are not affiliated. It will be the first of its kind at this…

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enVie Supplies Vulnerable People with Food During Covid-19

Belgian social enterprise fights back against food waste while feeding the vulnerable quickly and cost effectively, supported by OKI Europe Ltd’s Five Colour Label Printer Egham, 29th July 2020 – Belgian social enterprise enVie, has been fighting back against food waste by making delicious healthy soups from fresh surplus vegetables supplied by Belgian farmers, to help vulnerable people access healthy food during the Covid-19 pandemic. The ethical organisation also promotes job creation by giving long…

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RIVIAM Digital Care is awarded funding from Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform used in Bath and North East Somerset to transform the way health, social care and third sector organisations are co-ordinating care

22nd July 2020 – RIVIAM Digital Care has been awarded £48,450 funding by Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform. RIVIAM’s Wellbeing platform is currently used in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES) by Virgin Care, BaNES Council and many third sector organisations, including Age UK BaNES, Citizens Advice BaNES and Bath Mind, to co-ordinate the provision of food, mental health, wellbeing and welfare support for vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic….

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FXhome pledges 15% of all sales to charity in their Summer Sale

FXhome – creators of free video editing software HitFilm Express – are giving 15% of all sales to charity while users can save up to 44% on their favorite creative software. London, UK (July 2, 2020) – Today, FXhome (fxhome.com) announce their most ambitious sale yet. That ambition being to do as much good as they possibly can during this difficult time by donating 15% of all sales revenue from their latest sale to charity….

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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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