Tag Archives: Donations

One-off donations through one platform increased by more than 500% in lockdown

One-off online donations swelled by 561% in the three months to 30 June 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, via WPNC’s goDonate platform. Donations were to organisations such as NSPCC, Prostate Cancer UK, Stroke Association, The Firefighters Charity … Continue reading

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Charity text donations rise to almost £50m

The amount of money donated to charity by text grew by £12.1m to £49.6m last year, according to recently published figures. The Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) published its annual market review for the year to March 2019 yesterday and said the increase was helped by … Continue reading

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Donations of stock down due to Brexit fears, warns charity

Brexit uncertainty is forcing companies to stockpile products they would normally donate to charity, the chief executive of In Kind Direct has warned. In Kind Direct is a charity which collects surplus stock and redistributes it to other charities. Chief … Continue reading

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National News Round Up

BBC to run charity-focused radio programmes The BBC is set to run a series of programmes on local and national radio focused on charities, a spokesman said. The programmes will “look at the scale and scope of the sector” and … Continue reading

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National News

This news item contains the following National news stories: Charity Bill Awaiting Royal Assent Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme VCSE Strength Checker Grants for Good Campaign —————————————— Amendments to the new Charities Bill have been agreed in the Commons, and … Continue reading

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New Collection Boxes Unveiled On The Streets Of Shrewsbury

News from Team Shrewsbury Four metal collection boxes are now in place in Shrewsbury town centre – to encourage people to donate money directly to local homelessness charities, rather than giving it to someone begging in the town’s streets. Located … Continue reading

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New Scheme Launched To Help Shrewsbury’s Homeless And Tackle Begging

A new initiative has been launched in Shrewsbury to encourage people to donate money directly to local homelessness charities, rather than giving it to someone begging in the town’s streets. The Alternative Giving scheme has been set up by the … Continue reading

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