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The reality of child sponsorship

In the latest of updates from our current man in the field, Phil writes about two orphanages he’s visited during his trip to Moldova with Mission Without Borders. “Today (Tuesday) I visited an orphanage that cares for children specifically with hearing disabilities. This is Miraj, he was found on the streets of Moscow. He father [...] more>

Would you sell your job for healthcare?

Would you give up your livelihood for medical help? It’s not a question many of us even consider but for some, its not a question, its reality. During his trip to Moldova, Phil’s sharing a different reality with us, a reality where situations like that are commonplace and make us ask different questions, like, “what [...] more>

Mission to Moldova

For 8 years, Alistair and I have sponsored a family in Moldova, through the work of Mission Without Borders. We just wanted to give them a foot up from their circumstance, a helping hand as they have strived to survive. This year we received the bitter sweet news that they didn’t need us any more, [...] more>

Charities. Get Microsoft Office 365 for FREE!

Global software giant, Microsoft, recently announced that it is making its software available for FREE, to UK charities of any size. Microsoft’s cloud solution, Office 365 for Non Profits is available as a donation through CTT, the Charity Technology Trust. The software solution has been created specifically for charities and can be used to help [...] more>

Remember a Charity Week

From 9 – 13 September 2013 it’s Remember a Charity in your Will Week. According to Remember a Charity (a charity dedicated to promoting legacy giving) while 75% of people in the UK give to Charity, only 7% include a charity in their will. Remember a Charity Video To help communicate the importance of Gifts [...] more>

Encourage people to Give More this September

With the harsh realities of our recessed economy firmly embedded in the lives so many people the UK, there is an increasing need for charities to help. As charities are needed to provide more services, so they too need people to give more. That’s why the, ‘Give More,’ campaign has launched this year. Partnering with [...] more>

Andy has the safest hands

“In a life threatening emergency, such as a heart attack, the only thing that matters is that help is on the way.” We’ve always claimed that Andy Quickenden-Smith is a safe pair of hands who takes the greatest of care with our clients’ work, now that claim goes one step further.   At the end [...] more>

The challenges of charity

Found in translation Day 1- The challenges of charity This week, one of our Managing Directors, Phil Broad, is visiting one of Wycliffe Bible Translators’ projects in Africa. By experiencing their work at first-hand, he hopes to gain valuable insights that will enable him to bring their stories home and help donors get even closer [...] more>

Claim Gift Aid more easily

Announcing… Charities Online - the new way to make Gift Aid repayment claims, electronically. HMRC have introduced this new, online system, in an effort to make repayment claims faster and easier for charities; not only that, but HMRC are phasing out the old Gift Aid claim system… so read on for more information and the future of [...] more>

Found in translation

Found in translation This summer, Yeomans MD and fundraising consultant, Phil Broad is travelling to Africa to discover firsthand the frontline work of Wycliffe Bible Translators. He explains why. We’ve been working with Wycliffe for several years and were recently appointed to consult on their fundraising programme. Wycliffe’s mission is to make the story of [...] more>

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