Social charity spy: Cancer Research and #wewillunite
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Social charity spy: Cancer Research and #wewillunite

23 Jan 2015

In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media and helping their campaigns go viral we look at Cancer Research's #wewillunite campaign.

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Social charity spy: Cancer Research and #wewillunite

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Dr Ali Nasser Muthanna and Baroness Nicholson collect the award on the night

The AMAR International Charitable Foundation scooped the award for international aid and development at last year’s Charity Awards, for its challenging work improving human rights in Iraqi prisons. Robert Cole reflects on the impact that winning the award has had.




Social charity spy: Action/2015 international coalition launches year-long campaign

In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media and helping their campaigns go viral we highlight the Action/2015 coalition, Mind’s use of Vine and a choking jelly baby from St John Ambulance.

Social charity spy: Guide Dogs’ Pavement Parking campaign

In our first round-up of charities making the most of social media to help their campaigns go viral we highlight Guide Dogs’ Pavement Parking campaign, a hashtag from Forget Me Not Children’s Hospital and a film from Save the Children.

Lucy Caldicott, director of fundraising at Clic Sargent

Charities must reacquaint themselves with the big ambitious goals they were set up to achieve, says Lucy Caldicott, because just doing a little bit more of the same doesn’t cut it.

Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.

» What would your charity do with a social fundraising windfall?

Top of the charity pops 2014

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the tenth day Kirsty Weakley takes a look at some of the charity singles competing for the number one spot this year.

Nine fabulous festive campaigns  from charities

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the ninth day Leon Ward picks his nine favourite festive campaigns this year.

Film of the week: Beer goggles at the Christmas party? by CRUK

As office Christmas party season is in full swing Cancer Research UK has released its Dryathlon campaign film.

Mark Astarita

Fundraising Magazine’s annual Most Influential poll is one of the highlights of the year and on the third day of our festive countdown we’ve hidden 15 of this year’s power list in a word search.

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