Tag Archives: fundraising

The oldest, quirkiest collection box in the land?

Fortune teller charity box 1

Broadstairs Folk Week has a special attraction for me and my friends. No, it’s not the beardy banjo-strumming bands, the specially brewed craft ale, or the six-deep queues at every bar. It is, in fact the fortune telling charity collection box in the Dolphin Pub. Of course the box is there all year round, but […]

Is it time to diversify your income?

Kids Company’s Camila Batmanghelidjh has had more than her fair share of headlines recently and there are commentators far better placed than I to consider the whys and wherefores of her time at the helm of arguably one of the country’s best-known children’s charities. However, something she said in a recent interview will have struck […]

Volunteering CAN fit your lifestyle

I have previously written about my experience of volunteering with the Friends of Crystal Palace Subway which I was enjoying hugely, so you can imagine I felt dreadful when I realised I would have to give it up. I had moved out of the area, so getting to meetings involved a 3 hour round trip, […]

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