26 Nov 2014
Unicef is calling on people to record their own version of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to be used in multi-lingual version of the song, and Katy Perry, Hugh Jackman and Priyanka Chopra are among those that have appeared in a video to inspire people to take part.
Save the Children has signed on to become the first client of new face-to-face company AAP, the trading arm of the Aspinall Foundation.
It has been quite a week for controversial viral videos. First the pop doyennes Lady Gaga and Beyonce get everyone from feminists to misogynists hot under the collar with the release of a racy, and some say retrograde, film clip featuring lesbian kisses and navel-level necklines.
Eric Grounds is to leave his position as director of fundraising at Sue Ryder Care to seek a new role as a chief executive, and will be replaced by Andy Taylor.
NSPCC is turning to Facebook to boost its in-memoriam giving.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
The breakthrough on guidance about charities telephoning donors is no reason for the sector to relax, says Hugh McCaw.
The Sick Kids Friends Foundation is to scrap the jobs of all ten staff that worked on the now-defunct New Pyjamas campaign which cost £500,000 over two years but only raised £60,000.