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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge 14

21 Aug 2014 | Alice Sharman

Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.


Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

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JustGiving launches corporate giving platform as part of new push

JustGiving is poised to trial a new company giving platform as part of a strategic push towards corporate giving for the website.

Charity uses software to ensure staff don’t work too hard

In an announcement which will shine like a beacon of hope to the country’s overworked masses, human rights charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide has revealed that it has taken action to prevent staff from working too many hours.

More Race for Life participants raise money online

Cancer Research UK has seen a 30 per cent increase in Race for Life participants fundraising online after it integrated JustGiving functionality into the event’s website.

Oxfam opens first online wedding shop

Oxfam has launched the first online wedding shop, offering a range of dresses and accessories.

It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.

» Sector needs a 'data manifesto', says leadership review

Charity Commission to make more services online only

The Charity Commission is set to move more of its information and services online after a consultation found that there will be no impact on the majority of its users.

Early success for microdonation schemes

Two new micro donation schemes which launched at the end of last year are claiming early fundraising successes.

Social enterprise launches discounted cloud service for Scottish charities

Scottish charity and social enterprise the Wise Group has launched an IT consultancy service designed to give other charities discounted access to Microsoft’s cloud technologies.

Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Eight of the UK’s top funders met last month to plan how to help increase charities’ use of technology.

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