Everyclick in finals of Daily Telegraph Business Personality Awards

first_imgEveryclick.com gives 50% of its gross revenue to the charities its users choose. There is no cost to the user or the charity and the website enables users to select their favorite charity from the 170,000 that are registered in the UK.Polly Gowers, CEO of everyclick.com, said: “We are determined to turn the internet into a sustainable fundraising mechanism for any charity. Every internet user has the potential to revenue for the charity of their choice just by changing the way they search.”Everyclick.com has already raised over £120,000 for charity and estimates that, at the current rate of growth, this could exceed £1 million by the end of 2007.Other finalists for this award include Sir John Harvey-Jones, Peter Birch, John Bird and inventors James Dyson and Trevor Bayliss. Howard Lake | 25 January 2007 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Everyclick.com, the search engine that helps charity, is one of the finalists for The Jaeger-LeCoultre Daily Telegraph Business Personality of the Year Awards 2006.Damian Reece, the City Editor of The Daily Telegraph said: “We were looking for people who had left the comfort zone of a salaried position to start their own business or who had overcome disabilities or who were not only generous with their money but also their time.”The founders of everyclick have put their homes on the line to support this fundraising venture. Advertisement Tagged with: Awards Digitalcenter_img Everyclick in finals of Daily Telegraph Business Personality Awards  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

People advised to protect their homes as Fire Service repeats wildfire warnings

first_img Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th People advised to protect their homes as Fire Service repeats wildfire warnings RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Google+ Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook By admin – April 4, 2015 center_img Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North As Met Eireann predicts an improvement in the weather, a warning has been issued by the Fire Service and Bord na Mona, on the risk of fires in the countryside this weekend.The organisations say the chance of fire is much greater at Bank Holiday weekends as there are more people enjoying outdoor activities.People are being urged not to light fires outdoors and to dispose of cigarettes in a safe way.Meanwhile, people living in areas susceptible to gorse fires are being urged to protect their homes by cutting back vegetation.Joe Mc Taggart is the Acting Chief Fire Officer in Donegal.Speaking recently to Highland Radio News, he had this advice………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/firesat.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Previous articleAge Action says Fair Deal is not properly serving some peopleNext articleShiels wants Minister Varadkar to take action on foot of council flood report admin Pinterest Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

‘Stay away’ – German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart

first_imgHowever, Seifert says while they are taking every reasonable step to discourage fans from meeting up, “the DFL’s responsibility ends at a certain point”.The centrepiece of Saturday’s return to action is Borussia Dortmund at home to Schalke in the Ruhr derby, a match which would usually draw a crowd of 82,000 to Signal Iduna Park.Instead, it will be the first time this fixture is played behind closed doors since it began in 1925.Germany’s huge stadiums – for example Bayern Munich’s enormous Allianz Arena holds 75,000 – will remain empty for the forseeable future.There are fears in the German football scene that the ‘Ultras’ — hardcore fans who often lead the chanting at matches — will lose their hard-earned influence at their clubs.Some groups of these hardcore supporters are opposed to games being played in empty stadiums, because they feel the initiative is driven by financial reasons.The clubs are eager to finish the league season before June 30 in order to collect around 300 million euros ($324 million) due from TV contracts.Helen Breit from the nationwide football supporters group “Unsere Kurve” (Our Curve) said she refused to watch a single match without fans on television.“For me, football is in the stadiums,” she told Munich-based paper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.“I’ve been going to almost every Freiburg match for more than ten years and watching football on TV is not an option for me.”– Football is ‘sick’ –Another group feels the resumption of football during a pandemic, which has claimed 7,500 lives in Germany, shows how “sick” professional football has become.“A continuation of the season would be sheer mockery of the rest of society,”  Ultras groups across Germany said in a joint statement last month.“Professional football is sick enough and should remain in quarantine.”But for the vast majority of fans, the decision to play the nine remaining round of matches behind closed doors makes the best of a bad situation.Even if the fans cannot be in the stands in person, Moenchengladbach have found a novel way of allowing them to be seen by the players — for 19 euros ($21), Gladbach fans can buy a cardboard cut-out of themselves which will be placed on the terraces of Borussia Stadium.Share on: WhatsApp It could be a long time before supporters like these Bayern Munich fans can gather in stadiums againBerlin, Germany | AFP |  The Bundesliga returns on Saturday in empty stadiums, but German fans are being warned to stay away and authorities have warned matches could be halted if too many supporters gather outside the grounds.German football will be blazing a trail among Europe’s top leagues by resuming two months after it was halted by the spread of coronavirus, but its strategy is fraught with risks.In a football-mad country which boasts the highest average attendances in the world, will supporters banished from stadiums be able to stay away?In Saxony, where third-placed RB Leipzig will host mid-table Freiburg on Saturday afternoon, the state’s Interior Minister Roland Woeller has issued a clear threat.“Fans must not use matches behind closed doors as an excuse to gather in front of the stadiums or elsewhere,” he said.“This could lead to matches being stopped.”His concerns are justified.Several hundred fans gathered in Moenchengladbach when the hosts beat 2-1 Cologne on March 11 — the only previous German league game played behind locked doors, just days before the shutdown.Eintracht Frankfurt have appealed to their supporters before they resume their season against ‘Gladbach on Saturday.“We’ve talked a lot with our fans and said: ‘listen guys, don’t show up at the stadium’,” Frankfurt’s sports director Fredi Bobic told ESPN.Under German league rules put in place to resume the season, the home side is responsible for ensuring fans do not try to approach the stadium to support their team from a distance.After weeks of meticulous planning and mass testing of players and backroom staff, it would be a nightmare for the Bundesliga if the fans were to derail the fragile recovery attempt.Christian Seifert, CEO of the Bundesliga, does not expect fans to play into the hands of critics who fear they will mass outside grounds despite large public events being banned in Germany.Seifert accused the critics predicting that football fans would fail to respect the pleas for restraint of making “sweeping statements”.“I don’t believe that the fan scene and the fan organisations will do their critics… the favour of behaving in exactly the way” that those doomsayers fear, he said.The Bundesliga boss said all the talks he had held on the issue “do not give any indication” that supporters will gather.Broadcaster Sky has agreed to show some of Saturday’s matches on a free-to-air channel, allaying fears that fans will gather in bars or public places which have a subscription for the pay-per-view service.– Historic first –last_img read more

Bombers ready to prove six is more than enough at Junior Provincials

first_imgBy Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsThe L.V. Rogers Bombers face a huge uphill battle as the Kootenay reps begin play Thursday at the B.C. High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament in Victoria.The Bombers, the only hoop team from LVR to qualify for a provincial tournament, meet two-seed White Rock Christian Academy in first round action at the 16-team tournament being held at St. Michael University High School.“The boys are excited to be playing especially after their (consolation title) finish in Edmonton,” said Bomber coach Vivian Kingdon.Unfortunately, for the Bombers the team must make the climb with only six players, seven if Grade 8 Avery Kushner is included in the mix.“We started the season with 11 players but we had some injuries and some kids dropped out,” Kingdon explained. “So we just have to play with what we got.”Kelowna Secondary School Owls open as the top-ranked team. White Rock is second with LVR being slotted into 15th spot.Each team plays one game Thursday, two Friday with seeding games set for Saturday.Last year the Bombers finished 16th overall.“We’re going to have to stay out of foul trouble that’s for sure,” said Kingdon, happy to be playing eight-minute quarters at the junior level. “It’s going to be really tough playing with six, but the boys are in really good shape so I feel we have a really good shot.”The Bombers dominated the zone this season, going undefeated against Kootenay opposition.Against teams outside the zone, LVR held its own against teams from the Okanagan.This year marks the 10th anniversary of LVR’s Provincial Junior Boy’s Champion. The Bombers, led by NCAA Division One Men’s player at Santa Clara, Sean Denison, defeated New Westminster in the final to finish the season not only with a provincial title but an incredible 38-0 [email protected]last_img read more

Mid Season Crop Scouting Tips

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest As the calendar turns to July, many corn and soybean fields are well on their way. Due to the very challenging spring, however, scouting those fields throughout the growing season will be key. Matt Hutcheson, Product Manager for Seed Consultants, gives some tips on what to scout for over the summer.last_img

This time, Montalbo plays hero for La Salle vs Ateneo

first_imgKammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa The Bacolod native said atoning for his costly turnover in the first duel was the least of his concerns.“I wasn’t thinking of making up for that (mistake). I just want to play my game and be aggressive,” he said after winging up with six points, three rebounds, and three assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Coach told me to calm down. Eventually, I did,” he said. “Coach called for a play, didn’t see anyone open because they were denying, and I saw the lane and took what the defense gave me.”It also helps that Ayo continues to trust Montalbo and that faith allows the fourth-year guard to play his usual game. “To have a coach like that really means a lot for the confidence level of one player. If you’re open, you can take the shot. If you’re free take it. Whoever deserves to be on the court will play. Even if I’m on the bench or on the court, I’ll do my best,” he said.La Salle heads to the Final Four with a twice-to-beat advantage against No. 4 Adamson and Montalbo said the team is right where it wants to be.“We’re really confident. Hopefully, we’ll peak on time. It ain’t over until it’s over and we won’t stop until we get that crown,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Archers, Eagles favorites to win UAAP Season 80 PLAY LIST 02:36Archers, Eagles favorites to win UAAP Season 8000:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. No sweep: La Salle takes down top seed Ateneo Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kib Montalbo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLast time La Salle and Ateneo met, Kib Montalbo lost the ball on the inbounds play which led to the Blue Eagles taking a 76-75 victory in the first round.On Sunday, Montalbo was the hero after drilling the go-ahead floater with 40.3 seconds left in the Green Archers’ 79-76 win abd deal the Blue Eagles their first defeat of UAAP Season 80.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 LATEST STORIES CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Read Next QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillionlast_img read more

The 3 Things Your Donor Thank You Must Do

first_imgEditor’s note: This article was adapted from the webinar presentation “Why They Leave and How to Get Them Back” with Kivi Leroux Miller and Katya Andresen. It was originally published on December 27, 2012 and has been updated. Want to start the off on the right foot with your donors?  Take the time to show your gratitude and to differentiate yourself in a way that advances your mission and deepens your relationships with donors. Remember: having a memorable thank you is the first step in retaining more donors.Photo Source: Big Stock PhotoTry these three ways to wow your donors with your next thank you letter.Show the impact.Don’t lead with, “Thank you for your gift of $25 on December 5.”  Lead with something that captures the true story of the impact. Lead with the success they are helping to achieve. That’s what the donor wants. They don’t want to know that you deposited $25 in your bank account on December 5. They want to know you are spending that $25 to make a difference in the world.Open the door.Share with your donors the other ways they can be involved with your cause. Invite them to an open house or participate in other programs. Educate them on what they can do in their own life to help your cause and if you have volunteer opportunities, let them know how to join in. Think of the different ways people can learn more about your organization and get even more involved in making a difference.Set expectations.Let donors know when they will hear from you again. If you add them to your mailing list, make sure you have an interesting and inspiring newsletter. Don’t just start slamming people with a bunch of boring information and ask them for money all the time. Create a newsletter that that continues to engage people’s spirit and report back on the results they helped make possible. Plan ongoing updates that will let donors know about all the great stuff that they’re making possible.last_img read more

How to Get People to Open Your Nonprofit Email

first_imgIt’s no secret that, just like we do, our supporters get a lot of emails each day. On average, individuals receive over a hundred messages per day, each one clamoring for their attention and competing with your fundraising appeal, nonprofit newsletter or member update. The inbox is a crowded place, so how do you stand out and ensure that your emails are being opened? Photo Source: Big Stock PhotoHere are seven quick tips for better subject lines:1. Test.Before you send out an email to a large portion of your audience, test two different subject lines with a smaller subset of your list.  Make this part of your normal process, so you get smarter every time.2. Personalize. Use something personally relevant to the reader to grab their attention.3. Be interesting.Make your subject line oddly short, long or different. Above all, make it interesting, so people open the message in the first place.4. Make it fresh.Don’t say “update” or “news” each time. Instead, just focus on what’s actually new!5. Keep it brief.Subject lines often get cut off in many email programs, put key information right up front.6. Instill urgency.Make it clear why your email matters now—”three days left to give.”7. Banish spam-ness.Run your copy and subject line through a content-checker, avoid all caps and shun exclamation points. The Email Sender and Provider Coalition notes that 69% of subscribers base their decision to send your message to the spam folder on the subject line.If I had to choose just one of these to convey, I concentrate on #3. My best advice for building a following is to create wonderful content and reflect it in the subject line. People open the emails they know will contain something of value. Provide that value. The rest will follow! Adapted from http://nonprofitmarketingblog.com/last_img read more

The 4 Ways to Reach Women Donors Taking Control of Their Wealth

first_img4. Finally, make the appeal for your causeOnce these women have made the right connections, and have had the right coaching and advice, they often feel a new excitement about what their wealth can accomplish in the world. Speak with them about how they give of their resources—often both time and money—and make the case for why your cause is worth it! Women today make up just under half of the nation’s millionaires. Over the next 20 years, through divorce, the death of a spouse, or inheritance, American women will control some $25 trillion dollars. This shift in wealth creates an incredible opportunity for much good to be done in the world. In my practice, I have seen that most women consider themselves to be philanthropic, and charitable organizations would be well served to provide opportunities for these women to flex their charitable muscles!Here are my tips on how to approach women who are taking the reins of their wealth for the first time, often in a crisis:1. Approach donors with empathyMajor life transitions such as the death of a spouse, divorce, and even retirement, can take a deep emotional toll, often forcing women to take more control of their financial life. Some may be prepared, but many are not. She will need time before she is ready to give to your organization as she learns how much money she has, where it is, and whether she and her family are going to be secure for the long run.2. Show her the good you doThe fact is, women think about money differently than men. As a group, women tend to be more concerned with the ultimate purpose of money rather than with an investing strategy and performance numbers. They first want to know that their money will securely carry themselves and their families through the future. After that, many women want to use their money to effect change in the world. Before you ask for money, show donors how the funds you do have are making an impact and demonstrate the good you’re already achieving.3. Invest time and support to build a long-term partnershipThere is a vast difference between winning a check from a one-time donor and building a long-term relationship with a philanthropist who is going to be dedicated to your cause for years to come. If you want a donor to partner with you over time, you should invest in them and make them feel appreciated, too. Before seeking contributions from women in transition, set your organization apart by encouraging her to seek wise counsel that can help her navigate the decisions of her new life.center_img Charlie Jordan is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and partner with Brightworth in Atlanta. He advises high-net-worth clients—particularly women—in investment management and tax and estate planning and he works closely with them to establish plans for their charitable giving. He is also on the board of the Georgia Planned Giving Council.last_img read more