Tagged with: Digital Advertisement US Red Cross’s online donations grow year on year AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In 1997 the American Red Cross raised $172,000 via its Web site. In 1998 it raised $2.5 million via the site. This year back in April it was raising $1 million per month. The average online donation in 1998 was $110, which was roughly the same as those received via the free-phone telephone number.What makes the site so successful? The Red Cross believe that it is down to updating the site regularly, adding news about disasters as it breaks, and including a noticable “Donate Now” button on the main page.These figures are reported in the current issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The report also mentions the $500,000 donation received by Cornell University as a result of their Web site. A bird watcher was so impressed by the university’s ornithological laboratory’s work as described on the Web site that he sent in the pledge via e-mail. Howard Lake | 17 November 1999 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

first_imgTransformed for inner Brisbane living.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoBy the early 1900s it became a Baptist house of faith, but by the 1970s it was being used as a community theatre.Agent Hudson Dale from Raine and Horne — Brisbane North said the current owners put a lot of effort into transforming the old building.“They did a really good job,” Mr Dale said. Plenty of possibilities.The main hall of the church had been converted into a small office, with the rest of the property designed as a live-in residence, complete with three bedrooms, three bathrooms a kitchen and even a pool. The property has previously been used as a small office.“It has worn many hats in the past,” he said. It will go to auction at 11am, Wednesday, May 23 in-rooms at The Pavillion, Allan Border Field, 1 Greg Chappell St, Albion. BORN AGAIN: This Brisbane church has been transformed.FOR anyone looking for something out of the ordinary in a highend inner-Brisbane home, this home could be for you.An old church in Clayfield has hit the market, but despite its spiritual origins, the property has been ‘born again’ as a modern home.The property at 221 Bonney Avenue was constructed back in the 1800s as the Congregational Church. Could be used as a pool or baptism tank.Mr Dale said that interested parties ranged from people that wanted to live in it as a home, convert it back to a house or worship or event use it as an art gallery.last_img read more

first_imgThe Denver Nuggets won again two days ago, for the fourth time in a row. This time it was in a match against Sacramento Kings. When Timofey Mozgov left to the Clveland Cavaliers, a chance was created for our young player Jusuf Nurkić who is now in the starting lineup to demonstrate his great skills.Nurkić now leads on the list of rookies in the statistics, his grade of total efficiency is 18.98 – reports ESPN.com.“He is fearless and very powerful physically.” – said the coach Brian Shaw. “That is exactly what our team needed. He is the indispensable ingredient we needed.”The coach of Denver believes Nurkić has an amazing carrier ahead of him.“I smile and imagine him in three or four years. He is still learning, adjusting. He is now the start centre and as time goes by, he is getting better and better. He has a bright future ahead of him. It’s important that he continues to learn from match to match.” – added Shaw. (Source: Oslobodjenje)last_img read more

first_imgThe team behind Liquid Therapy have revealed plans to expand their services using their winnings from the National Lottery Good Cause of the Year Awards 2019.Charity founder Tom Losey and his team received a heroes’ welcome home to Bundoran after scooping the overall title of Ireland’s Best Good Cause 2019.A celebratory reception was held on Sunday afternoon for the inspiring organisation which provides ocean, surf, and water therapy for young people with special needs. Liquid Therapy was named as the National Lottery Good Cause of the Year 2019, and also won the Sports & Recreation Category at the gala National Lottery Good Causes Awards earlier this month.Tom Losey, founder of Liquid Therapy Bundoran – National Lottery Good Cause of the YearThe organisation took home prizes worth €35,000 and is now planning an ambitious expansion of its surfing and water therapy services to children with additional needs within Bundoran, across the entire county and right throughout the country in 2020.Tom Losey, Founder and Director of Liquid Therapy, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have won the award and to be named National Lottery Good Cause of the Year truly is a huge honour. This award is dedicated to our surfers, our families, our volunteers, our community and our supporters. It caps off an amazing 2019 for Liquid Therapy and we cannot wait for the adventures of 2020!”Liquid Therapy Bundoran – National Lottery Good Cause of the YearLiquid Therapy was established in 2011, in Bundoran, Donegal, to provide one to one support for young people who wanted to experience surfing but are unable to participate in mainstream opportunities due to various physical, emotional, behavioural or intellectual conditions. The team of dedicated ocean lovers believe that everybody should be able to benefit from the therapeutic experience of the ocean and Liquid Therapy’s mission is to provide the perfect platform to empower each individual to be able to reach their aquatic potential.Liquid Therapy Bundoran – National Lottery Good Cause of the YearA National Lottery spokesman said, “Liquid Therapy is an exemplary Good Cause. It has been selected as a stand-out Good Cause from the almost 500 applicants for this year’s awards. The work they do has provided opportunities to members of the community who would not have had one otherwise. The National Lottery is delighted to shine a light on their work and support their ambition to take their work throughout the country.” Liquid Therapy eyes expansion with €35,000 award winnings was last modified: November 25th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:liquid therapylast_img read more