Archive | April, 2014


Stephen’s Story – why it’s a social media game-changer

Stephen Sutton is an inspirational 19-year-old who has been living with cancer for the last few years, and has been told it is now incurable. However, Stephen decided that “I might have cancer, but cancer doesn’t have me.” He then embarked on an amazing fundraising journey. The background Stephen’s Story started as a Facebook page where Stephen […]


Proud to be a Fundraiser – blogging for National Convention

I’m excited to be a blogger for the Institute of Fundraising’s national convention in July. I’ll be covering events during the three days of seminars and social sessions. If you haven’t been before, National Convention is a huge get together of fundraisers from all over Europe. There are masterclasses, social events, career advice clinics, and […]

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Minifig Mayhem – meddling minis cause April Fools chaos at Girlguiding!

Girlguiding HQ takeover The Minifig takeover at Girlguiding HQ made waves online this April Fools Day. It was a great example of a charity campaign with a sense of humour, combined with a delightfully innovative way to announce a partnership.  But how did it work? This guest post by Paul Darigan, Social Media Manager at […]

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