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31 October 2017

Do not forget the donor – how to improve the fundraising experience

Here are some tips from MyDonate fundraisers on how to put the donor at the centre of your fundraising and help boost donations leading up to your event.

18 October 2017

Nationwide Building Society encourages community fundraising activity

One hundred employees from Nationwide Building Society participated in a one-day charity cycling challenge with MyDonate being the fundraising platform of choice.

10 October 2017

MyDonate partners with YMCA England and NHS on exclusive #IAMWHOLE fundraising campaign

MyDonate has announced its exclusive fundraising partnership with #IAMWHOLE, an anti-stigma mental health campaign developed in partnership with the NHS and YMCA, the world's largest youth charity.

06 October 2017

The PwC Foundation: Corporate fundraising, supported by MyDonate

Registered in October 2011, the PwC Foundation is a charity set up with the aim to promote social inclusion and sustainable development in the UK.

31 August 2017

Former boxer to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Society

Peter Flanagan – a former professional super-lightweight and welterweight boxer – was diagnosed with dementia pugilistica earlier this year.

11 August 2017

Sepsis survivor sets herself a demanding challenge in order to help others

Philippa Borrill contracted Sepsis, a life-threatening blood infection that claims over 44,000 lives in the UK annually

03 July 2017

Rugby World Cup champion Jason Leonard completed intimidating Icelandic trek

For four gruelling days Jason and his team took on the challenge of conquering the immense summit of an active volcano.

03 July 2017

Generating media awareness for your charity campaign

Maximise your content for social media platforms and create engaging stories for the media.

03 July 2017

BT's big thinking for small charities

During Small Charity Week Natalie Waugh, Head of MyDonate, talked publicly about the scale of work that small charities undertake every day with limited resources.

01 March 2017

The rise of video: Making your fundraising story more social

Telling your fundraising story in an interesting, sharable way is a key part of MyDonate and as of February, charities and fundraisers can now play videos directly from their page.

21 June 2017

Small Charity Week: Give More to Small Charities

With Small Charity Week upon us, I have been thinking about the scale of work these organisations undertake every day and what more can be done to help this important sector of society.

01 March 2017

The benefits of fundraising with MyDonate

If you fundraise through MyDonate, you won't just benefit from an extra 5% increase in donations, you'll also get access to a whole host of other additional benefits.

30 May 2017

Maximise your giving this Ramadan with MyDonate

With summer almost upon us, Ramadan and the months leading up to it are particularly busy for the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world.

01 March 2017

MyDonate: 100% commission free

MyDonate is a fundraising platform with a difference - unlike some other giving sites, we don't charge charities any registration or subscription fees, or take any commission on donations.

01 March 2017

Train like a champion: Part 2

If you've got supporters taking part in this year's London marathon, then they want to share the wisdom and experience of Sophie Lane with them.

08 February 2017

Train like a champion

Sophie Lane, Specialist Performing Arts and Sport physiotherapist shares her top tips for marathon training.

08 February 2017

Food for thought: 5 innovative campaigns of 2016

We look back at some of the campaigns that cut through the noise, to give you some food for thought as you start planning your 2017 fundraising initiatives.

08 February 2017

Fundraising is better with MyDonate

MyDonate's lack of commission fees, dedicated contact centre and weekly payments are all reasons to consider switching to us.

08 February 2017

Celebrating your fundraising successes with MyDonate

We always love to hear from our happy customers and we wanted to share some of these charities success stories.

19 January 2017

Improving MyDonate

Over the last year, we've made several updates to the look and feel of MyDonate to make it faster, slicker and easier to use.

19 January 2017

Interview with: Cancer Research UK

We wanted to find out more about the life-saving research that Cancer Research UK undertakes and the role fundraising plays in supporting its work to prevent cancer and develop new treatments.

19 January 2017

New research: You're more likely to stick to your resolutions if you do it for charity

BT MyDonate recently conducted research to reveal the nation's attitudes to keeping their New Year's resolutions - here's some key stats and facts for you, but it's good news for charities.

21 November 2016

Tech talk – the magic behind the Children in Need telethon

Months of planning, thousands of people and incredible technology power create the record-breaking telethons you've come to know and love. Find out how they work.

22 November 2016

Win a table at dining club

How would you like to be one of five lucky charities to win one of the most sought-after dining experiences in the country - dinner at the top of the BT Tower?

21 November 2016

Are you making the most of the MyDonate charity reports?

If you're looking for complete reporting from MyDonate, we give you the lowdown on what fundraising data is available to you.

21 November 2016

Interview with: AiDS Orphan

Ahead of World AIDS Day on 1st December 2016, we spoke with Anna Clarke, Challenge Event Coordinator, at UK-based charity AiDS Orphan.

31 October 2016

What is Giving Tuesday?

Taking place on Tuesday 29 November, Giving Tuesday is all about bringing people together for one common cause: celebrating charity and the act of giving.

31 October 2016

Reasons to use BT MyDonate

BT invest 1% of all profits into the UK's community and environment every year – including MyDonate.

20 October 2016

The warm and cosy way to fundraise

We've rounded up some of the best ways to fundraise in the comfort of the indoors.

18 August 2016

5 September: Celebrating the work charities do

Monday 5 September marks the International Day of Charity - a day to pay tribute to the amazing work charities do across the world.

18 August 2016

Tips to boost donations for the run-tastic autumn

As soon as the autumn approaches and the weather cools down, runners across the country will take part in the many marathons and running competitions taking place.

26 July 2016

Quirky ways to fundraise

Holding an event is the quickest way to raise money for your charity. These days, standing out from the crowd is very important

23 June 2016

From a hashtag to an international charity

World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, draws attention to the strength and courage of millions of refugees around the world

09 May 2016

Linda braves the shave and video's her story

With marathon season in full swing, thousands of runners are pounding the streets for charity. But there is a new breed of fundraisers who push their challenge even further and make a personal sacrifice to raise money and awareness for the charities they support.

04 September 2015

Video: BT MyDonate helps Childreach International contribute an extra £400,000 to worldwide projects

Since 2011 Childreach International and its fundraisers have been using BT MyDonate for online fundraising. As a result, the charity has saved around £400,000 – money that's helped fund vital projects around the world. Watch this short video to find out more.

27 January 2014

New video shows the real difference MyDonate makes

Watch the new heart-warming video about the incredible fundraising and support SThree gives to charity SOS Children.


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