Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

31 Jul 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Diabetes UK believes it is the first charity to offer its membership content by text message in return for a monthly £3 donation.


Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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Social Charity Spy: Lion Aid responds to social media outcry over Cecil

This week we highlight how Lion Aid responded to the social media outcry over the death of Cecil the lion and how Mencap celebrated friendship.

 Kim Lawther, assistive technologist, with a student from Craig y Parc school in Cardiff

Disability charity Scope has announced a £1m partnership with broadband provider Virgin Media to use digital technology in new ways.

Social Charity Spy: War Child launches Duty of Care campaign

This week War Child has launched a thought provoking video and a number of conservation organisations have been using Twitter to campaign on European law.

2025 and now: The three ways your charity can make the leap to digital working

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A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Social Charity Spy: Children’s Society, WWF, Macmillan and more celebrate World Emoji Day

Emojis, those digital icons using an image to express a thought, have gone mainstream and got their own ‘day’. WWF, Macmillan Cancer Support and Children’s Society are among the charities joining in to raise awareness of their causes and campaigns today.

Nearly one in ten people donated by text last year

Text donation was worth £115m to charities in 2014 and is expected to grow to £124m in 2015, according to the premium rate regulator’s annual market report.

John Tate

John Tate reviews the latest developments in accounting software but doubts whether they will deliver the systems integration charities require.

Social Charity Spy: Macmillan jumps on #Wimbledon, while hospices say they are #NotDingy

This week Macmillan is highlighting testicular cancer through#Wimbledon and charities are explaining that hospices are #NotDingy.

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