What do High Value Donors and Grant-making Trusts really want from your charity?
If you’d like our answer to that question, then come along to our FREE seminar at chase 2015 – the charities and associations event. Our Charity Consultant, Mark Markiewicz, will be a speaker at the annual CHASE Conference on 18th February. He will be addressing the issue of what High Value Donors and Grant Making [...] more>
Welcome to 2015!
Happy New Year! We hope you’ve had a great Christmas, enjoyed some holiday time and are feeling refreshed and ready for everything the New Year holds? What are our predictions for 2015? If you’re familiar with the Back to the Future films, the second instalment was set here – in 2015. When it was released [...] more>
Happy Christmas & Holiday Opening Times
Christmastime is here again and the change of the year follows. We’ve had quite a whirlwind of a year in 2014. It began with rebuilding after the flooding on Christmas Eve last year, this involved a major clear up, building restoration and the installation of new printing and mailing equipment. We celebrated our 10th year [...] more>
Mission: Romania – Mission Accomplished?
The mission…should you choose to accept it, is to head to Romania for 10 days with the Charis Foundation and make a difference to the lives of underprivileged children. So that’s what our web developer Jono and a team from St Stephen’s church, Tonbridge did! Following our previous Mission: Romania blog we catch up with how they got on… Who cares for Romanian [...] more>
Outside of his work, engineering the web to help charities promote their causes, Jono is passionate about serving others and making a tangible difference in the world. This summer he’s heading to Romania to help improve the lives of underprivileged children in Santion, a town close to the Hungarian border. Romania may now be part [...] more>
Catherine’s Philippines Typhoon appeal – seeing your generosity in action.
Earlier this year Catherine Lamb raised over £28k to buy typhoon-proof homes, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation of the Philippines. You can read more here. In May Catherine was able to visit the new homes being built by Habitat for Humanity, to restore the ravaged community. She spent a day with Habitat for [...] more>
Yeomans on tour…
Hold on to your hats - May’s here and the Yeomans team are preparing to get out and about! We love getting out and meeting people who are making a difference in the world and so we’re involved in a few events this Summer which will give us the opportunity to do just that. So, [...] more>
FICO April Workshop & Bursary Information
FICO, the Institute of Fundraising’s Special Interest Group for Fundraisers in Christian Organisations ,is hosting its next event on Tuesday 29th April. The event will be a workshop covering the following valuable subjects: Why regular giving matters for every Christian charity and how to set up and run an effective regular giving programme Starting [...] more>
Catherine’s Philippines Typhoon appeal update. How the money will help…
On Saturday 25th January 2014, Habitat for Humanity proudly launched its first post -Typhoon Haiyan Housing Project in the Municipality of Daanbantayan. The £28,000 that Catherine’s raised is going towards this project, one of the first disaster resilient villages to be built for the typhoon victims. The project will begin on Cebu island with a total [...] more>
£27K fundraising success means typhoon-proof homes for the Philippines
Unbridled passion, determination, hard work and the astonishing generosity of so many people have raised £27,885 for Catherine’s Philippines Typhoon Appeal Catherine and her family’s outstanding fundraising efforts mean that many Filipinos will be able to rebuild their lives and have a long-term future even after the desolation left by Typhoon Haiyan. In a desperate [...] more>