Civil Society Media's Jenni Cahill got involved in the fundriaisng trend

#nomakeupselfie raises £8m in six days for CRUK 1

25 Mar 2014 | Alice Sharman

The #nomakeupselfie Twitter phenomenon which took off last week has raised £8m for Cancer Research UK, although around £18,000 in donations have been accidentally sent to Unicef.


#nomakeupselfie raises £8m in six days for CRUK

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Camelot says new Health Lottery games 'bear no relation' to traditional charity lotteries

The Health Lottery is blurring the distinction between lotteries and mainstream gambling, the managing director of National Lottery operator Camelot UK has argued at the Lotteries Council AGM today.

Telephone fundraising complaints have risen, says the FRSB

The Fundraising Standards Board has revealed that its upcoming annual complaints report will likely show an increase in telephone fundraising complaints over last year as Trading Standards issues its first fine for a breach of the Telephone Preference Service.

Donations pour in for cyclist killed while fundraising for Mind

More than £46,000 has been donated to the JustGiving page of a cyclist who was killed in car crash at the weekend while fundraising for Mind.

Donations double in one day following Marathon runner’s death

The amount donated to the National Osteoporosis Society, the charity 42-year-old Robert Berry was running for at the weekend's London Marathon, has reached over £60,000 since his death.

Surely it's for each organisation to decide whether contract delivery fits with their ethos and business model.

» Enterprise skills more valued than fundraising, says UnLtd CEO

Lord Hodgson calls for a single self-regulatory fundraising body

The three fundraising self-regulatory bodies should come together to form a single 'Charity Fundraising Association', Lord Hodgson has said ahead of the findings of a review into self-regulation. 

Andrew O'Brien, NCVO

Government proposals to introduce a new definition of charity for tax purposes could give too much power to HM Revenue & Customs and deter genuine charities, the NCVO and the Charity Finance Group have said.

Maria Miller MP

Maria Miller, the MP who stepped down yesterday as Culture Secretary, has announced that she will donate her £17,000 severance pay to the charity Speakeasy Advocacy, which is based in her Basingstoke constituency.

Charities and intermediaries 'disagree over gift aid reform'

Charities and the intermediaries which collect donations on their behalf disagree over how to reform gift aid, delegates at a Charity Tax Group event heard this week.

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