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Contractor Management Specialists Orange Genie Donate £5,000 to Project Stedfast

At the request of their close friend and colleague, Michael Farquhar, contractor management specialists Orange Genie Group will be making a donation of £5,000 to the Boys Brigade Charity Project Stedfast, to go towards their ongoing work to build and support a school in Kenya. The project began in 2006 with the building of St. Andrews School in the Kenyan region of Ngong near Nairobi. Work has continued since then, including the addition of…

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Tiffany's star jewelry designer and philanthropist Elsa Peretti dies in Spain

Zurich, March 19, 2021 … It is with great sadness that Elsa Peretti’s death yesterday from natural causes was announced by her family office in Zurich and by the Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation. The designer, who was famous for her creations for high-end US jewelers Tiffany, passed away in a village close to Barcelona, Spain, at the age of 80. Her legacy comprises a body of exceptional design work as well as a foundation…

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FXhome – the tech company fuelling good causes with creativity

In the last year, the FXhome community has raised over $250K for good causes including Make a Wish and WaterAid. London, UK (March 15th, 2021) – FXhome has always been about making creative tools accessible to everyone, regardless of budget or skillset. By democratizing filmmaking and video creation, FXhome has become more like a community than just a software company. Now, their users have a chance to give back and make a positive impact on…

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mGage and Oxfam successfully launch world-first RCS mobile payment campaign

London UK, 9th March 2021 – In an exciting milestone for the charities sector, mGage, in partnership with Oxfam GB, has deployed its next-generation Rich Communication Services (RCS) mobile payment solution, to encourage more donations and higher levels of engagement. At a time when charities are struggling amidst the pandemic, this world-first campaign is supporting Oxfam with its vital work worldwide, fighting poverty and assisting victims of humanitarian crises. With positive results when compared to…

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REaD Group supports the Trussell Trust in its fundraising efforts

Data-led insight delivers greater understanding of donors to support charity’s growth London, 17 February 2021 – Data and insight company REaD Group has announced that it is working with the Trussell Trust, supporting the good work the charity does through donor and volunteer engagement and fundraising. The Trussell Trust is a charity that works to end the need for food banks in the UK. It supports a network of more than 1,300 food bank centres…

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Maurice Turnor Gardner Welcomes Today’s Kids Company Judgment

Private wealth firm successfully represents one of the former trustees LONDON — Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP (MTG), a boutique private wealth law firm, today welcomed Mrs Justice Falk’s judgment handed down for the Kids Company 10 week trial in favour of the defendants; seven of the former charity trustees and CEO Camila Batmanghelidjh. The unusual hybrid format trial (in court and online) ran from October to December 2020 and is likely to have been the…

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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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Mobile Growth Association and MRACLE2020 Team Up to Raise Money to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

Help purchase PPE for hospitals by registering for MGS Global Virtual Conference 1.0 for just $5. May 19, 2020, San Francisco, CA – In April, Siberia Su, and a group of friends launched MRACLE2020-a nonprofit on a mission to accelerate the flattening of the COVID-19 curve. Currently, they are raising funds for the 100K Miracle Mask Campaign to help frontline workers who need better access to personal protective equipment. MGA is teaming up with the…

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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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