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Insights

TheGivingMachine team represents a diverse set of experiences and interests.  Here we share some of our insights that we think might be helpful whether you are a supporter, a good cause or a business interested in giving, technology, business, philanthropy or just making a positive difference in some way.

 

Our wellbeing should be important to us but has previously not been our priority. Since the pandemic we are rethinking and reordering our priorities and are now making our wellbeing a priority.

Our team have tried various different aids to improve our sleep over the years. We have shared what have worked for us and hope that it can help you improve your sleep too.

School holidays can be really costly for parents. We have ideas to help keep children entertained during the six-week break without breaking the bank.

Survey

Our causes, supporters and local businesses completed our survey to help us to better understand their needs and wants. We can now share our findings with you.

Collect your Daily Bonus Donation to enter!

Being ‘environmentally friendly’ can be a multi-faceted concept. There are so many different ways that you personally can do things to help the environment. Let us show you how you can do it with your shopping.

Money

The price of simply heating your home, filling up the car and paying for the weekly food shop have soared beyond comprehension. So how does this effect charities?

The Driver Hire Benevolent Fund (DHBF) is a good cause that is run by Driver Hire, a Nationwide company, to help drivers in their time of need. 

Schnauzerfest logo

Schnauzerfest is a registered charity that aims to provide financial assistance for veterinary bills for rescue dogs. Since signing up to our GivingLottery in January 2021, they have managed to raise over £7,700.

To celebrate our GivingLottery turning three we are giving away a £20 GivingLottery Gift Voucher!

Simply find the birthday cake that we have placed somewhere on this website to enter!

Since its launch, the GivingLottery has raised more than £150,000 for the community and more than £66,999 has been given away in winnings.

Jump for Joy

It has been scientifically proven that giving is good for your health, Not just your mental health but also your physical health.

It’s now even easier to help us raise funds for TheGivingMachine.

We’ve signed up to Nectar Donate, a new initiative launched this month from the team at Nectar and Crowdfunder. This means you can now donate any or all of your Nectar points to us!

Children

As parents we want to raise compassionate and kind children who strive to make this world a better place. How can we help them understand the importance of being charitable?

Over £2million has been raised for UK based schools, charities and other good causes by our Giving Nation

Mad About Schnauzers UK Fundraising was formalised in December 2020 as a registered non-profit - importantly remaining a totally voluntary organisation.  

Most of our fundraising takes place on Mad About Schnauzers UK Fundraising Facebook group. 

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