Why innovation in charitable giving is more important than ever.

The Charities Aid Foundation recently released its latest annual report on the state of charitable giving in the UK and it showed reasons to be hopeful, along with some key indications that continued innovation in the charitable giving sector will be crucial now and in the future. The total amount given rose to £10.3b, which…

One Mile Marathon for Mary Stevens Hospice

I’ve met a lot of fundraising teams over the past couple of years to talk about innovative fundraising ideas and how Connected Giving is the future of raising money for great causes. One of the teams that sticks in my memory as one that just “gets it” is based at Mary Stevens Hospice. As part…

I-Marathon for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

GivePenny.com, the technology startup aiming to build the “#1 Connected Giving Platform”, has helped Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice launch its first ever virtual event, iMarathon. iMarathon will take place within the month of October and work is now underway to pre-register participants to line up to start on Sunday 1st October. Using the GivePenny website,…

UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency asks us to go #TheExtraMile for refugees

In our first ever episode of Connected Giving Stories, take a look at the global virtual marathon challenge that turns miles into money to buy lifesaving shelters for refugee families. Anyone taking on the challenge of running a marathon in a month uses the Runkeeper smartphone app to track their running activity, collecting donations for…

How to publish a fundraising page on GivePenny!

How to publish a fundraising page on GivePenny (the good news is that it’s fast and easy!). Publishing a fundraising page on GivePenny takes just a few minutes. Following a few very easy steps you’ll be able to share your fundraising page on social media and email. Then you’ll be able to start receiving donations!…

Whale and Dolphin Conservation offer a way for people to play games and keep orcas safe!

Leading marine wildlife charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, has partnered with GivePenny alongside gaming giants SEGA, Relic Entertainment and Twitch to launch its first ever gaming focused appeal, the Gamers for Orcas Challenge. The event is set to take full advantage of GivePenny’s integration with Twitch (www.twitch.tv), the largest gaming community on the web, that…