Inspiration

06
Feb

Leading from the front

06 February 17

The members of Sawyers Church in Brentwood, Essex, have been busy using give.net for the most ambitious fundraising project in their history. With a target to raise 2.7 million pounds for a new church building and community hub, offering help and support to vulnerable and marginalised people and providing employment for adults with learning disabilities,…

25
Jan

Sleeping out for sleeping bags

25 January 17

A simple solution is helping Jackie Fletcher and friends help save those sleeping on the streets from the life-threatening risks of hypothermia. Before Christmas she raised funds on give.net to buy military grade sleeping bags and smashed her original £500 target. Here’s her fundraising story: “I decided to fundraise for homeless causes as I see…

18
Mar

Giving anonymously with give.net

18 March 14

Give.net – the online giving platform from Stewardship – makes it super easy to give without your name attached in a few simple steps: 1. Search for your chosen charity/cause here.   2. Select the correct donation page (you can also give anonymously to fundraising pages!), and enter the amount you’d like to give. You can also choose whether to…

16
Oct

Handlebars at the ready, gents! Movember’s coming…

16 October 13

By now we’re sure a lot of you will have heard of ‘Movember’. A chance for men everywhere to show support for for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health by sprouting facial hair galore! Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. So beards, long side-burns, moustaches (however…

17
Jul

Tim and Tally – changing lives one by one

17 July 13

Meet Tim and Tally – the husband and wife fundraising team extraordinaire, and founders of One by One. We caught up with them to talk starfish, social media and their latest fundraising stunts. What compelled them to run and cycle a combined 181 miles in the middle of a heatwave? Read on to find out more… You set up the…

23
May

Top five tips for using social media to fundraise

23 May 13

Social media is a big deal when it comes to making some noise about your fundraising event. But why squeak when you can roar? Here are our top five social media tips for fundraising awesome-ness. 1. Status updates First things first: the humble status update. If you are new to the world of social media,…

24
Apr

Charity bike rides 2013

24 April 13

Thinking about taking part in a charity bike ride to raise money for charity? Look no further. We’ve compiled a handy list of bike events taking place around the UK this year: Cycletta Series of dates available between Sunday 12 May to Sunday 13 October 2013 They say: Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of…

15
Mar

Marathon training tips from the pros

15 March 13

The London Marathon is just around the corner. If you need some last minute tips for your training, here’s fitness expert Tim Walker from Evolution of Man fitness (eomfitness.com) to offer some guidance: If the impending London Marathon fever is starting to take hold and you want to tick a 26.2 mile run off your…

25
Jan

Could you survive the Moroccan Desert?

25 January 13

If you’re stuck for a fundraiser and are feeling a bit daring, our friends at Rock UK have got just the challenge for you.  Do you want to challenge yourself, have fun and raise money for your favourite charity? How about tackling the Moroccan Desert this September? A great way of raising money for the charity closest…

11
Dec

Top 10 Christmas fundraising ideas

11 December 12

As the winter weather waves goodbye to ideas of summer marathons, fundraising hikes and outdoor swim-athons, give.net presents our top ten festive fundraising ideas, perfect for those chilly winter months. 1. Create some arts and crafts to sell Who doesn’t like receiving a little homemade something? Make your own Christmas cards, wrapping paper or Christmas…