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Oxfam says thank you to its fundraising groups

Oxfam says thank you to its fundraising groups | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
As 2012 draws to an end Oxfam GB says thank you to its volunteer fundraising groups across the country, featuring some of the highlights of the year and photos of fundraising events.
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Christmas is a good time to look back over the year and say thank you. That's just what Oxfam GB have done with this video.

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Examples of seasonal fundraising to inspire and occasionally amuse fundraisers.
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Christmas #elfie campaign raised nearly £1,000 for Plan UK - UK Fundraising

Christmas #elfie campaign raised nearly £1,000 for Plan UK - UK Fundraising | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
A festive social media campaign encouraging people to take an ‘elfie selfie’ raised nearly £1,000 for families affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
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A selfie campaign, three months before the unexpected success of #nomakeupselfie. Just shows the technique or even the channel is enough.

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Rock The Goat - Cafédirect Producers' Foundation

Rock The Goat - Cafédirect Producers' Foundation | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
Rock The Goat - support the Cafédirect Producers Foundation with this years' must have charity Christmas gift
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"Are Christmas charity gifts getting on your goat?" This is a humorous attempt that plays on the virtual gift idea. "Our goats are unreal. No really... they don't exist. But our amazing charity does and we need your support".

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Unicef - Christmas 2012 - Maria - YouTube

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Unicef Sweden again using humour to promote a Christmas gift to the children's charity. The Virgin Mary is seen trying to exchange myrrh for something more useful. 'Do you have a receipt?" asks the trader.

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The appeal of a good Christmas campaign

The appeal of a good Christmas campaign | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
If you limit to just looking for funding over the festive season, you are not making the most of the momentum it can create
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Fundraising appeals at Christmas are common and successful, but should charities be thinking of other approaches as well?

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'Noisy' youth orchestra silenced

'Noisy' youth orchestra silenced | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it

A youth orchestra was asked to leave a Christmas recital at a Nottingham shopping centre after complaints it was too noisy.

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The 30-strong orchestra was playing a mixture of traditional Christmas and classical music to raise money for charity.

But they still got booted out. Do you have any idea what decibel levels your charity's fundraising musicians and choirs achieve?! 

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Bonmarché's Christmas Advent Calendar supports Macmillan

Bonmarché's Christmas Advent Calendar supports Macmillan | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
Check out the Bonmarché advent calendar. Behind every window there are crafty things to do, Christmas tips & even some lovely videos to watch. Be inspired every day.
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Day 20's window opened up to reveal a call to donate to Macmillan Cancer Support, and a link to Bonmarché's JustGiving page for Macmillan.

Are any of your charity's corporate supporters running an advent calendar? Can you be included in next year's?

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St Nicholas Hospice Care: advent calendar of thank you videos

St Nicholas Hospice Care: advent calendar of thank you videos | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
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There are lots of digital advent calendars, but St Nicholas Hospice is taking the opportunity to share a 'thank you' video every day up to Christmas.

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Charity distances itself from failed Winter Wonderland

Charity distances itself from failed Winter Wonderland | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
A Christmas fundraising event in Milton Keynes that was raising money for disability charity Papworth Trust has been cancelled after receiving complaints.
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Not all Christmas fundraising events are a success, and this one even represented a reputational risk to the Papworth Trust, even though it was the beneficiary and not the organiser of the event.

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Santa Dash 2013 - Everton In The Community

Santa Dash 2013 - Everton In The Community | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
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If your football team's colours are blue, you stand a good chance of standing out at Christmas time. Everton in the Community's Blue Santas took part in the 2013 Liverpool Santa Dash to raise funds for the club's official charity.

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2013 Christmas fundraising campaigns... How much do you want people to give?

2013 Christmas fundraising campaigns... How much do you want people to give? | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
    The tried and tested mechanic used to be an odd number of monthly giving points, say £3, £5 and £10 with tangible benefits aligned to each.  The lead ask featured on the letter, flyer...
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Is now the time to drop the ask level?

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2013 Christmas Fundraising campaigns... heavyweight fundraising packs

2013 Christmas Fundraising campaigns... heavyweight fundraising packs | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
It's usually after Christmas that we get that bloated feeling but here's a picture of the Macmillan Christmas appeal received last week, containing  (to the tune of 12 days of Christmas everyone......
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Christmas bloat before the 25 December.

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Albion announces return of Bauballs campaign | Charity Digital News

Albion announces return of Bauballs campaign | Charity Digital News | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
Digitally-led creative agency Albion, has announced the return of its Christmas Bauballs campaign to raise awareness and money for a collective of testicular cancer awareness charities, the Testicular Cancer Awareness Group.
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They've got some balls, you could say.

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Good Bites on Christmas Appeals, July 2013

ZSL Prepared by Christmas in July
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The Good Agency encourage us to think about Christmas appeals in a hot July.

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Five of the best Christmas charity campaigns of 2013 - Reason Digital

Five of the best Christmas charity campaigns of 2013 - Reason Digital | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
It’s cold outside, the threat of snow is looming on the horizon and it seems like it’s constantly nighttime.
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Five Christmas campaigns chosen by Reason Digital.

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Twelve Days of Giving

Twelve Days of Giving | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
‘Tis the season. Unwrap a brighter future for a kid, a classroom or even a polar bear @ #12DaysOfGiving #google
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Google encourages people to donate $1 to 12 charities in 12 days before Christmas 2013.

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Unicef - Christmas campaign 2012 - Three wise men - YouTube

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Unicef uses a humourous approach to invite us to avoid giving unnecessary Christmas presents and instead, by supporting Unicef, give something that is useful.

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Taxi driver transforms cab into Santa’s grotto to raise money for Poole Hospital

Taxi driver transforms cab into Santa’s grotto to raise money for Poole Hospital | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
A KIND-hearted taxi driver has donned a Father Christmas suit and decorated his car brightly to raise money for Poole Hospital.
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Turning the everyday into something magical to fundraise with.

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Four things every charity should know about Christmas giving

Four things every charity should know about Christmas giving | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it

JustGiving offers four Christmas giving infographics that explain what every charity should know about Christmas giving.

 
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JustGiving shares data on online giving via its platform from December 2012.

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Do you hear the people sing for WaterAid?

Do you hear the people sing for WaterAid? | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
West End stars have put together an online musical Advent calendar to raise money for WaterAid.
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A musical advent calendar for WaterAid organised by musical theatre performers Anton Zetterholm and Rob Houchen.

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Sreepur charity Christmas cards help Rana Plaza victims

Sreepur charity Christmas cards help Rana Plaza victims | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
Buying these Fairtrade cards will help support dependants of the garment workers hit by the tragedy
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Sreepur's Christmas cards get a boost each year from various newspapers and bloggers who acclaim the 100% of the purchase price that is received by the charity.

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The Mince Pie Project

The Mince Pie Project | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
The Mince Pie Project
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Win mince pies from the UK's best chefs this Christmas and help raise money for Kids Company and FoodCycle. By the end of the auction on 13 December 2013, it had raised £39,218.48.

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Charitable giving at Christmas time

Charitable giving at Christmas time | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
Some of the best Christmas campaigns from companies and organisations to motivate people to share the Christmas spirit with those who need it the most.
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A selection of Christmas 2013 fundraising campaigns.

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How to avoid fundraising scams at Christmas - UK Fundraising

How to avoid fundraising scams at Christmas - UK Fundraising | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
The Charity Commission has issued guidance to the public to help them spot, avoid and report on any charity fundraising scams they encounter at Christmas.
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Annual advice published by the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

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The King’s Fund launches Vine advent calendar to raise awareness over Christmas | Charity Digital News

The King’s Fund launches Vine advent calendar to raise awareness over Christmas | Charity Digital News | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
From 1st-24th December, the charity will release one Vine video each day via its Twitter account @thekingsfund.
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The six-second video format of a Vine continues to appear in creative formats by charities. Here it is as an advent calendar.

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Fundraising advent calendar

Fundraising advent calendar | Christmas fundraising | Scoop.it
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How to share small nuggets of practical information? Offer them in an advent calendar. In this case the fundraising tips aren't specifically relevant to Christmas, but it's a different way of presenting information - and helping ensure people return to your site throughout the month.

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