Bell Fundraising News

Archive: October - 2015

Tree planting is about to start in earnest at Wales at the ’ First World War Centenary Wood'

Posted On: 30/10/15

Tree planting is about to start in earnest at Wales’ First World War Centenary Wood, Coed Ffos Las, near Kidwelly in the Gwendraeth Valley. We are organising a public planting day, to which everyone is invited. The planting day takes place between 10.30am and 2pm on Saturday 7 November. There is free parking at the Ffos Las racecourse and a free shuttle bus, and refreshments will be provided. Come along and plant with us. We'd love to see you there!

Find out more: http://ow.ly/TTXkd
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How to tell your children you have breast cancer

Posted On: 22/10/15

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is incredibly overwhelming, but finding the words to tell your children can be just as hard. 
Breast Cancer Care's clinical nurse specialist, Catherine, gives her advice on how to tell you children you have breast cancer in The Huffington Post

Children will usually know if something is upsetting or worrying their mum, so although it might feel easier to hide it, specialists at cancer charities advise the opposite.  Read more here: 

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Categories: General

Blindness was just one of the obstacles John Lafferty overcame to succeed in the law

Posted On: 15/10/15

With determination you can get ahead, no matter your disadvantages,’ says John Lafferty, the UK's only full-time blind judge. Find out why he chose a career in law and what obstacles he overcame to get there.

Read the full article: http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/people/interview-john-lafferty/5051158.fullarticle

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Categories: General

Memories of school from Katie

Posted On: 09/10/15

'The teachers that were good didn’t make me feel different from my friends – they just put things in place to make my day easier.

The support I received during my education has helped me to become the person I am today - I left school with very high self-esteem and went on to Higher education.'

Read about Katie's experience of mainstream school: http://ow.ly/T4YV2

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Categories: Charity News

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2015

Posted On: 06/10/15


The Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations have today announced the shortlist for this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards.

 

Mervi Slade of Save the Children, Chair of the Judging Panel, said: “Once again we were delighted to have received so many entries for this year’s Awards, recognising organisations and individuals that have contributed so much to Payroll Giving promotions throughout the past year.  These awards have been...

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Categories: General

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2015

Posted On: 06/10/15

Bell Fundraising are delighted to see one of their brilliant fundraisers short-listed for the Best Fundraiser award at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2015.

Good luck Helen!!


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Categories: General

Being online aged 90 can make such a difference.

Posted On: 06/10/15

"For me, being able to navigate through the internet has made my old age a less lonely place... It has let me experience new ideas and kept me in close contact with old friends and family, now scattered across the globe."

Are you someone who discovered computers and the Internet later in life? What made you take the plunge and go online, and how has it helped you?

Carers UK online forum: www.carersuk.org/forum

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Breast Cancer Care The Big Pink day is fast approaching

Posted On: 05/10/15

The Big Pink day is fast approaching, so here’s a ‪#‎BCCBigPink‬ taster of just some of the wonderful things you lovely bunch got up to last year! 
Join the fun this year & sign up for your free Starter Kit now: http://bcc.cx/1WybVBn

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Categories: Charity News

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity's Bake it Better

Posted On: 25/09/15

The GOSH Bake it Better bake off is heating up! Today, the charity’s Brand Marketing team stepped up with a lemon cheesecake, brownies, a Bakewell tart and a chocolate and Baileys cake among the entries.
Inspired? Holding a Bake it Better bake sale at your office this October is easy – and fun! Sign up your bake sale today and we’ll send you a FREE fundraising pack full of bunting, a donation box, balloons, recipes and cake toppers: http://gosh.sh/1KBMeHQ

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Categories: Charity News