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The Guardian’s “50 Voices” (feat. Richard Morris)

Guardian to 10 soc ent stories in 2013

Just in case you missed it – our Richard Morris features!

http://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/interactive/2013/nov/18/50-voices-what-does-social-enterprise-mean-to-you

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19th Dec ’13 News Release: TheGivingMachine hits one millionth donation to its ‘free giving’ model to local charities

The ‘season of goodwill’ boosts donations through TheGivingMachine, with more than £695,000 now raised for favourite schools and charities across the UK.

Family shopping online via TheGivingMachineTheGivingMachineTM has exceeded its one millionth charity donation through its unique not-for-profit ‘Click, Shop and Give for Free’ online portal. Every sale channelled through TheGivingMachine website converts to charity cash for good causes throughout the UK.

So far, almost £26m of sales have generated more than £695,000 to charity. With online sales forecast to boom during the festive period, TheGivingMachine is urging shoppers to share whilst they shop, and provide much needed cash to their selected charities.
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Give an extra gift this Christmas

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Article in TheGuardian – “TheGivingMachine: how technology makes donating free”

Just in case you missed this – published today!

“A social enterprise that taps into the hidden world of online sales referrals allows us to give to charity without opening our wallets…”

http://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2013/aug/02/technology-making-donating-free

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Fifteen charities win cash donations from The Body Shop

 

 

Thank you to all you lovely Givers who entered our competition last week to win a £10 cash donation for your favourite school or charity.

You can check your Giving Account here to see if your click won! Read more

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A payment has just been made to your favourite schools and charities

 

It’s great news for St Crispin’s School, Edinburgh who have just received £119.54 – “We are fundraising for a range of playground and classroom equipment to support pupils in their learning and development.”

and  it’s fantastic to see the Arthritis Research Campaign have received a payment of £49.50 this month.  Congratulations!

 

 

Here’s the top 5 Schools and Charities this month Read more

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Record £51,000+ paid to over 1200 schools and charities this month


It’s been a bumper pay out for all your favourite schools and charities this month.

It’s fantastic that so many of us choose TheGivingMachine when we shop online and as industry leaders being a Not for Profit Social Enterprise means we are able to give more to the causes you care about.

 

 

One of our Givers recently said,

“I just want to make a difference to the cause that I love and TheGivingMachine helps me do that”.

Congratulations everyone, here’s this month’s top 10 schools and charities:

School Name Donation Payment
Hockerill Anglo European College  £366.96
The Cathedral School  £309.22
Cranbrook School CSPA  £256.34
Honeywell Schools  £246.62
Edgebury Primary School  £244.13
Pixies Hill Primary School  £239.16
Aylesbury Grammar School  £230.85
Melbourn Village College  £220.69
Sauncey Wood Primary School  £184.68
Highfields School Newark  £177.35
Charity Name
Cancer Research UK  £342.20
Cystic Fibrosis Trust  £272.09
Christadelphian Bible Mission  £153.14
 Ataxia UK London  £137.23
Stratton-on-the-Fosse Village Hall Trust  £134.46
19th Wimbledon Scout Group  £130.91
The Flamingo Pool  £120.88
Dizzie Heights Trampoline Club  £105.84
Tiggywinkles  £105.27
3rd Bingley (All Saints) Sea Scout Group  £104.91

 

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TheGivingMachine’s Retailer of the Month – Sainsbury’s

It gives us great delight in announcing Sainsbury’s as our retailer of the month for May.

Not only do Sainsbury’s offer a good and reliable service to their customers, they also make a donation on every online grocery shop made via TheGivingMachine. These donations help many schools and charities around the UK and so far this year Sainsbury’s have enabled us to give away over £2000 in donations.

With a massive range of products, Sainsbury’s is sure to have something to suit all needs.

Thank you Sainsbury’s for your continued support, it is a pleasure working with you.

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More Improvements on the way!

Thanks to givers like you generating so many free donations, we need to make some improvements to our website so we can handle even more.

TheGivingMachine website will therefore be temporarily unavailable as follows:

Date: 11th April 2013 Time: 06:00 – 14:00

Thank you for your understanding!

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Bumper payout for schools and charities this month

Buxworth Primary School receives this month’s top school payout of £432.22 and Sawbridgeworth Scout Group tops the charity table with a donation payment of £177.69.  Congratulations and huge thanks to all givers who continue to support their favourite schools and charities by shopping via TheGivingMachine.

Here’s the list of payments just made… Read more

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