14 ways to show the love: Valentine’s charity round up

first_imgPalentine’s day, Galentine’s day or Valentine’s day? ?Celebrate all kinds of love in your life with our online flower shop ♥️? Choose from exclusive gift sets to expertly arranged bouquets with 25% of every order going towards life-saving research. https://t.co/zcnRGbOnro— Cancer Research UK Shops (@CRUKShops) February 12, 2020 Melanie May | 13 February 2020 | News With Valentine’s Day taking place tomorrow, Galentine’s and Palentine’s Day today, here are 14 ways charities are being supported and raising funds in this, the most romantic week of the year.  527 total views,  2 views today Love is in the air ?We ‘d LOVE for you join us for our annual #valentineswalk on the heath in aid of our rescue and rehoming work. Best ‘loved up’ dogs and owners win a prize ? #weloverescuedogs #adoptdontshop pic.twitter.com/vDOjZmr8Gg— All Dogs Matter (@AllDogsMatter) January 17, 2020All Dogs Matter is holding its Valentine’s Dog Walk on Sunday 16 February, on Hampstead Heath. The event is £5 per dog and best loved up dogs and owners in themed clothing win a prize. The White Company is giving £20 from the sale of every Tiny Kiss Necklace to the #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign, for Women Supporting Women at The Prince’s Trust. The necklace features a Swarovski stone-embellished cross (a kiss), on a delicate sterling silver chain and sells for £39. It has been designed by The White Company’s founder, Chrissie Rucker OBE, who is also a founding patron of Women Supporting Women. Phew! Getting ready for valentine’s day aka #BookGivingDay. @learn2love2read will be hiding books in #tooting #balham and #earlsfield. If you find one, read it and pass it on… @balhamnewsie @tootingnewsie @TootingLibrary @TootingMarket @bwmarkettooting pic.twitter.com/YuuXZKrW19— Learn to Love to Read (@learn2love2read) February 11, 2020In celebration of Valentine’s Day and International Book Giving Day, Learn to Love to Read is inviting people to join its ‘Blind Date with a Book’ at St Michael’s church cafe, Southfields, London, from 9am-12am on 14 February. The charity will have both child and adult books available for a donation – with a tiny twist – they’ll be wrapped up with only a few key words to guide people’s choice. It’s also asking people to keep their eyes peeled around Tooting, Balham and Earlsfield as it will be spreading book-related love by hiding books around the borough. If you find one: tweet the charity, read it, pass it on and make a donation. Cancer Research UK has partnered with online florist Prestige Flowers to bring people the Cancer Research UK Flower Shop ­­–­ 25% of every order goes towards the charity’s research. Prices for flowers start at £25 and there are also vases, teddy bears and pamper gifts on offer. With St Valentine the patron saint of epilepsy, St Elizabeth’s Centre, which supports children and adults with epilepsy, complex neurological disorders and learning disabilities, has launched its first Facebook fundraiser to mark Valentine’s Day and International Epilepsy Day. This Valentine’s Day, it is hoping to raise £1,650 to purchase a new, state of the art, communal EyeGaze machine to be used across the Centre, giving its non-verbal service-users their voice. Name a cockroach after your ex is back!The start of 2020 let’s face it, hasn’t been great… and if you have been dumped recently it is even worse. But now it is time to cast those negative thoughts and feelings aside and to put a smile back on your face!https://t.co/wFLPdx9Dz1 pic.twitter.com/wWaft3E7QP— HCC (@HemsleyCC) January 10, 2020Hemsley Conservation Centre is offering people the chance to name a cockroach in honour of their worthless ex-“someone” for just £1.50. It is highlighting these creatures through it ‘name a cockroach programme’ to raise money for projects at the zoo. After the donation people will receive a downloadable certificate and the Centre will include the ex’s name on its roach board, which will be revealed on Valentine’s Day. Share the love this Valentines and we will match your online donation by up to £20 per charity. Join our love-in for charity and become part of our #PayrollGivingMovement. Offer ends on Valentines Day and T&C’s apply. #WorkforceForGood #WeLovePayrollGiving pic.twitter.com/3w6Fahgz6I— ThePayrollGivingTeam (@PayrollGivingTm) February 5, 2020In celebration of the big day, when people sign up online to donate through payroll giving until 14 February, the Payroll Giving Team is matching their online donations up to £20. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. 14 ways to show the love: Valentine’s charity round upcenter_img Spread some charity love this Valentine’s Day!#support #donation #LoveWillow #WillowProject #Valentines2020 pic.twitter.com/e6nsU50fnM— Willow Project (@WillowProject1) February 12, 2020Wigan’s Willow Project is asking people to show their support with a text donation. Supporters can text LOVEWILLOW to a shortcode to give a £3 donation. Our Valentines Appeal is now open! Please help more people with learning disabilities find love! https://t.co/A85fbw0aDt https://t.co/2h8BX4j5Pn pic.twitter.com/XIP0B5icFu— Josephine and Jack (@JnJProject) February 11, 2020The Josephine and Jack Project is hoping to raise £2,500 in honour of Valentine’s Day as it works to support people with learning disabilities to make informed and independent choices in life and in love. The campaign has been launched by the charity’s ambassador Sally Phillips, and funds raised as part of the drive for donations will help the project to support those with learning difficulties to consider what they would look for in a partner, how they would ask someone on a date, and the dos and don’ts of romantic love, including learning about both consent and contraception. Tagged with: corporate fundraising valentines day  528 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 British Red Cross is asking people to Forget Valentine’s and send an e-card to an inspirational woman this Galentine’s Day (13 Feb). Money raised will help to empower women in Barishal, Bangladesh through apprenticeships, ‘Women’s Squads’ and business mentors. Donations will be doubled by the UK government through #UKAidMatch (up to £2m). Tomorrow we are calling on women to celebrate #GalentinesDay with us and women in Barishal. Let’s celebrate strong women and the power of female friendships.Send an e-card to a woman that inspires you ?https://t.co/jENCdPrEP1#ItStartsWithHer #UKAidMatch pic.twitter.com/CGj52BBoER— British Red Cross (@BritishRedCross) February 12, 2020 There’s only ONE week to go until our Valentine’s Ball and we’re SO excited! ?If you’re searching for THE best way to celebrate the occasion, you can still get tickets to party the night away with us and @NadineCoyleNow ?You know what to do? https://t.co/S0MAqbYQcb ? pic.twitter.com/cUWVzd1pMn— Make-A-Wish UK (@MakeAWishUK) February 8, 2020Make-A-Wish is hosting its Valentine’s Ball on 15 February at The Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Pop star Nadine Coyle will be headlining the event performing her new music as well as classics. The Ball will be hosted by presenter and journalist Lauren Layfield, and presenter and magician, Archie Manners. It will be opened with a fun-filled, energetic performance from West End Kids, singing hits from the show Waitress, and there will also be auctions with BBC Flog It’s Thomas Forrester, and the chance to sponsor children’s One True Wishes. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 The RSPCA is asking people to share the love by fundraising for it through making and selling some romantic items this Valentine’s Day – or alternatively by throwing an Anti-Valentine’s Day film night. Join BHF Ambassador @Thefoodmedic for a deep dive Q&A session. Hazel will share her journey into medicine, alongside explaining the importance of diet when it comes to heart health. Find out more about the event here: https://t.co/L5BejzPXYm #LABSBeatingHearts— BHF (@TheBHF) February 12, 2020This Valentine’s Day, LABS is running a campaign in support of the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Beating Hearts is a two-week long programme of events responding to the latest BHF-funded research, which focuses on exercising, improving sleep, eating well and lowering stress to preserve heart health and prevent disease. From 14 February, Londoners can take part in the event line-up across the key themes: REST in a 45 minute guided meditation session with Headspace or a yoga session with Sarah Malcolm, RACE with a morning run around Regent’s Park with two-time Olympian Aimee Fuller, NOURISH with a brunch hosted by famed-influencer Chessie King or a dinner of delicious food platters with Dr. Hazel Wallace, and get to KNOW gut health with a talk by exuberant duo The Mac Twins. Sessions will take place across LABS campuses in Holborn and Camden. easyfundraising is running a Valentine’s Day giveaway in partnership with Thorntons that will also benefit a charity. Shoppers are invited to click on one of the selected retailers on its site for a chance to win £250 worth of chocolate, plus a £250 donation to a charity. last_img read more