BA auctions Concorde tickets online for charity

first_imgBA auctions Concorde tickets online for charity Howard Lake | 19 October 2003 | News  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis British Airways is auctioning two Concorde tickets on eBay.co.uk and will donate the proceeds to charity.The tickets are for a flight from London Heathrow to New York on 22 October 2003, two days before Concorde is withdrawn from service.Ananova.com reports that the beneficiary charities will be UNICEF, Reading Is Fundamental, The Fred Rogers Fund and The Boys and Girls Club of America. With two hours to go before the auction closed the tickets had reached £19,440. Advertisement Tagged with: Digital Trading AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Lloyds Banking Group raises £4m for Alzheimer charities

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 25 June 2014 | News Graham Lindsay, Director, Responsible Business and Community Affairs at Lloyds Banking Group said:“Raising a record-breaking £4 million in just a year and a half is an incredible achievement. I’d like to offer my sincere thanks to every single colleague across the Group who has contributed to the staggering amount of money we have raised together so far. Alzheimer’s has captured hearts and minds like no other charity partner before it”. Advertisement Staff at Lloyds Banking Group have raised £4 million for  Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland in just 17 months. This is double the original two year target.The partnership began in January 2013 with the launch of the Live Well campaign, the two charities’ first national support programme for people with dementia and their carers.It reached the £2 million target within the first year, so the additional money being raised earmarked for more support materials for carers. Any funds raised above the current total of £4 million will support the Dementia Research Leaders Programme, which is looking at prevention and trying to find a cure for the condition.Fundraising activities included a coast to coast cycle challenge in Costa Rica and ‘Tea and Talk’ events in branches.  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Lloyds Banking Group raises £4m for Alzheimer charities About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: corporatelast_img read more