Monthly Archives: December 2013

Midnight Walks v Colour Runs – or BOTH?

In 2013 59 hospices raised almost 4 million pounds through their Midnight Walk Events and even though numbers and income are dropping, it is still a major income earner for a lot of hospices. So, should fundraisers continue focusing on … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…..

Firstly we would like to say a huge thank you to all of those fundraisers who took the time to share their stories with us, we really hope your fundraising success stories can go on to inspire others in their … Continue reading

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Fundraising Story – 9 – Miss Sarah Maile

“We are an, all-girls, youth group from Sandbach High in Cheshire, who meet every Wednesday at lunchtime, to try and raise awareness of the horrors of Human Trafficking and how we can help those affected. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Fundraising Story – 8 – Alex Ross-Shaw

Big thanks to Alex Ross-Shaw for this, the penultimate story on our short list; “Basically my hair had been getting a bit thin at the front so decided it was time to get it cut, and to ensure I went … Continue reading

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Fundraising Story – 7 – Year of The Beard Man

My name is Andy Hawkins and here’s my fundraising story – My life has become a series of projects over the last few years. These projects range from personal challenges to ambitious expeditions to silly charitable initiatives. I carry out … Continue reading

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Fundraising Story – 6 – James McParland

“I recently participated in the St Andrew’s Hospice Schools 6K and have done so for almost ten years now. As a teacher in Brannock High School in North Lanarkshire, I was delighted to have the opportunity to participate and feel … Continue reading

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Fundraising Story – 4

So here is the 4th story from our shortlist, this one was submitted by Jenny-Anne Dexter who raises money for Oldies Club; Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Exciting news – Black is where it’s at!

Our Charity Collection Boxes are one of our most popular fundraising items and a great way of collecting monies for your individual charities and events. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Fundraising Story – 3

I am fundraising for a very worthy charity Lion Aid… I know there are so many charities out there, all worthy of support but Lion Aid certainly inspired me to sit up and do something.  African Lions are disappearing at … Continue reading

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Here come the girls…but where are the boys?

Dove House Hospice is a charity providing palliative care to people with life-limiting illnesses across Hull and the East Riding. The annual running costs for the whole hospice is 6.1 million and we are only funded for 45 days of … Continue reading

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