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>
Happy New Year! What will be news in 2014?
Happy New Year from all of us at Yeomans! Having enjoyed a short break over the Christmas period, we’re back in full flow for the exciting prospects of the year ahead. Looking back over the past year, we served hundreds of clients with a wide portfolio of services and are proud to be part of [...] more>
Royal Mail last posting dates for Christmas 2013
Tis the season to be jolly… The Christmas advert battle has begun (Waitrose, John Lewis or M&S?), brownouts are forecast in towns covered in fairy lights and Santa is making his daily visits to a shopping mall near you… Yes, it’s Christmas time again – time to get writing, wrapping & posting. Christmas cards, letters, [...] more>
When the Emergency’s over… Fundraising for the Philippines’ long-term future.
When urgent help is needed, the response by emergency aid and the general public is immediate and outstanding. The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) alone raised £13m in the first 24hours, and money and charitable support from all over the world continues to be raised. But what happens when the emergency’s over? When the hiatus is [...] more>
Big Sleepout – Success!
With temperatures dropping to near-freezing temperatures, those participating in Off the Fence’s Big Sleepout put on brave faces and lots of layers! As well as raising (at the current count) thousands of pounds that will help Brighton’s homeless community, awareness of the conditions that homeless people face each winter night was raised by those who [...] more>
Andy’s out in the cold
As the weather turns colder and wetter, we dig out our fleeces, woolly jumpers, hats, scarves and gloves – and that’s just to avoid the rising energy bills! It’s all too easy to joke about keeping warm when we live in a country where most of the population have easy access to shelter, heat and [...] more>
Catherine’s mountaintop experience helps Build Africa
This week, Catherine Lamb, our Digital Account Manager, is visiting the work of Build Africa in Uganda. She explains a bit about how her trip came about… Climbing Kilimanjaro In February this year I climbed Kilimanjaro to fundraise for Build Africa. It was a personal challenge for me, I wanted to tick another item [...] more>
Generous donors flock to Moldovan family!
In an amazing 48 hours, thanks to the voice of someone who saw the need, the power of the digital age, the presence of an effective charity and the kindness of people, this Moldovan family have been given their livelihood back! “Well what can I say, WE DID IT! Together we have raised over £1500 [...] more>