Bell Fundraising News

Archive: January - 2018

Merry Christmas to the 1 million employees who donate to charities every payday with Payroll Giving.

Merry Christmas to the 1 million employees who donate to charities every payday with Payroll Giving.

Posted On: 11/12/18

Thank you for your continued support.    Without your support thousands of charities would be unable to continue the great work they do.    

We have some exciting news for 2019.  Watch this space.

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Categories: General

Muscular Dystrophy UK standing up for the disabled with support from your Payroll Giving

Muscular Dystrophy UK standing up for the disabled with support from your Payroll Giving

Posted On: 11/12/18

The biopharmaceutical company, Pharnext, is carrying out an observational study for people with Charcot-Marie Tooth disease (CMT) using a new digital app called CMT&Me.

The aim of the study is to collect data directly from people with CMT, who can describe what it is like to live with the condition. It is hoped that this information will improve our understanding of CMT and lead to better care. It could also help with the development of potential treatments.  Read more 

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Categories: Friends at Work

GOSH to be first in UK to offer groundbreaking cancer therapy supported by your Payroll Giving donations

GOSH to be first in UK to offer groundbreaking cancer therapy supported by your Payroll Giving donations

Posted On: 11/12/18

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is to become the first hospital in the UK to offer a pioneering cancer therapy, known as CAR-T therapy, to NHS patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). The first patients begin treatment at GOSH this week.

CAR-T therapies are specifically tailored for individual patients and work by harnessing the patient’s own immune system to fight cancer. In a complex manufacturing process, immune cells are taken from a patient’s blood and...

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Categories: Smile a Minute

Payroll Giving providing Food and Shelter to animals with Together for Animals

Payroll Giving providing Food and Shelter to animals with Together for Animals

Posted On: 05/12/18

No animal should suffer from injury, disease, abuse or neglect.

This Christmas hundreds of animals will be cared for by Together for Animals’ member charities.  You can help with a Payroll Giving donation: 

·       £5 could provide meals for an animals

·       £10 could provide essential veterinary and nursing care

·       £15 could provide heat pads to help keep out the winter cold.

How will you...

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Categories: Together for Change

Did you celebrate Giving Tuesday with a Payroll Giving promotion?

Did you celebrate Giving Tuesday with a Payroll Giving promotion?

Posted On: 28/11/18

Giving Tuesday - what a fabulous day for donating or doing other good stuff for charity.  Our enthusiastic fundraisers were out in force working with our amazing employers to deliver the Payroll Giving message and raising funds for our clever consortiums ensuring they have the funds needed to continue delivering the fantastic work they do.   If your employees didn't have an opportunity to sign up at a Giving Tuesday event there's still an opportunity to sign up...

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Categories: General

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards success

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards success

Posted On: 21/11/18

What a fantastic evening at the annual National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards in the Clothmakers Hall, London.  Very impressed by the standard of finalists and the dedication of Payroll Giving employers from every sector.   Absolutely delighted to have won Best Promotional Partnership - small employer with our client Autotrader.  We work closely with their Make a Difference team to ensure every colleague has the opportunity to join the scheme and support their chosen charity.

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Categories: General

It's Financial Capability Week - use your tax effective Payroll Giving donation wisely to help Carers UK with their amazing services.

It's Financial Capability Week - use your tax effective Payroll Giving donation wisely to help Carers UK with their amazing services.

Posted On: 15/11/18

 Carers UK have some information on our website about financial support. It includes help with benefits, health costs, debt, household finances and pensions.  Could you be missing out on financial support?   Find out more 

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Categories: Together for Change

New report shows huge increase in Payroll Giving donations

New report shows huge increase in Payroll Giving donations

Posted On: 07/11/18

Payroll Giving hits £133 million last year reports the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations.  That's an increase of  £3.5 million in the last 12 months.  Fantastic news for charities.  Read more   

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Categories: Charity News

Payroll Giving supports Childlife charity Acorns celebrating 30 years of hospice care for children

Payroll Giving supports Childlife charity Acorns celebrating 30 years of hospice care for children

Posted On: 31/10/18

With this year being Acorn's 30th anniversary, we are challenging supporters to do at least 1 thing, or all 30, from our ‘30 things to do’ list. By doing so, you will be helping to support life limited and life threatened children and their families. Tag us on social media when you take part with #acorns30things

We are caring for more children and families than ever before and we need your support to continue being there for the families that still need us right now.   Check out the list

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Categories: Charity News

GOSH - help support the Santa run with a regular Payroll Giving donation

GOSH - help support the  Santa run with a regular Payroll Giving donation

Posted On: 24/10/18

Kick start Christmas at the London Santa Dash! Join the fabulous Ore Oduba and thousands of Santas for a fundraising family fun run, with mince pies and festive cheer at the finish line! Clapham Common, Sunday 9 December. Support Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children's Charity Register your team today: https://bit.ly/2S9MQAX

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Categories: Smile a Minute

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards shortlist

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards shortlist

Posted On: 18/10/18

There are several times during the business year when we feel a great sense of job satisfaction - the smooth implementation of a new #payrollgiving scheme; the results of a successful innovative promotion campaign, our clients reaching the next level of Quality Mark and when our employer partners are shortlisted for and/or receive a National Payroll Giving Excellence Award. Delighted for all our employers who made the #NPGEA shortlist this week. Congratulations to all finalists. 

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Categories: General

Payroll Giving supports Mencap

Payroll Giving supports Mencap

Posted On: 11/10/18

Daniel from Mencap , a Friends at Work consortium member, delivered an inspirational presentation at our recent Training event explaining exactly what learning disabilities are.    You can chose to support this fantastic work with a tax free payrollgiving donation http://bit.ly/2AmfPId     Find our more 

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Categories: Friends at Work

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s time to act! Payroll Giving offers a simple way to support research and care.

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s time to act!  Payroll Giving offers a simple way to support research and care.

Posted On: 03/10/18

Breast cancer is still devastating lives on a heart-breaking scale – and this October, there’s plenty of ways to take action against the disease. Whether it’s starting to check breasts regularly or encouraging a loved ones to check theirs. Raising money to help make life-saving research happen or buying an amazing pink product. Every action counts.

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Categories: Giving for Futures

Read how Payroll Giving donations are supporting Mencap in changing lives for the learning disabled

Read how Payroll Giving donations are supporting Mencap in changing lives for the learning disabled

Posted On: 24/01/18

The services Mencap provide range from round-the-clock care to helping someone join in with local leisure activities, providing advice and information on things like employment and education, helping someone to live independently for the first time, and even things like reporting a crime to the police.  In a nutshell, They try to help in any area of a person’s life where they need support. 

The Learning Disability Helpline is the free help and advice line.  Advisors can...

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Categories: Smile a Minute

Breast Cancer Care advice on losing weight after cancer treatment supported by Payroll Giving donations

Breast Cancer Care advice on losing weight after  cancer treatment supported by Payroll Giving donations

Posted On: 17/01/18

Weight gain during or after breast cancer treatment can be unexpected and distressing, but it’s not uncommon. We look at why some people put on weight, and give some tips on how to start losing weight after treatment.

Why have I gained weight?

There are several reasons why someone might put on weight during or after treatments such as chemotherapy.

  • Your diet may change during treatment – for example some people crave and eat more higher-calorie foods, or their tastes may change...

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Categories: Make a Difference

Supporting Blind children with Payroll Giving donations

Supporting Blind children with Payroll Giving donations

Posted On: 11/01/18

The Royal Society for Blind Children works with the families of children who have been diagnosed to help them understand and adapt to the condition and build confidence for life.

From the moment a family hears the news; we can be on hand with practical and emotional support to guide them through their journey. Our Family Support Service supports children and young people 0-25 years old who have been diagnosed with a serious eye condition and their family, in their own home, to...

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Categories: Together for Change

Listen up - Action on Hearing Loss services supported by Payroll Giving

Listen up - Action on Hearing Loss services supported by Payroll Giving

Posted On: 20/12/17

It's never too early to start looking after your hearing. The World Health Organisation says that noise exposure is the biggest cause of permanent hearing damage around the world – and it’s avoidable.

Listening to any sound at a high volume – more than 85 decibels, or dB(A) – can cause permanent hearing loss, tinnitus or both. This section explains the simple steps you can take to protect your hearing at work, when you listen to music and during noisy activities. There's...

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Categories: Friends at Work