Bet 4 Charity launches

first_img Howard Lake | 11 July 2002 | News Bet 4 Charity launches Bet 4 Charity Casino launches today from Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles, claiming to be “the first online charitable casino that lets players choose the recipient of the Casino’s donations.” Charities can benefit in three ways, says the casino. First, each month the casino says that it will match the winnings of three of its top ten players and donate those amounts to the winners’ chosen charity. Secondly, they will select at random one of the listed charities to be their Charity of the Week, and donate to them “a share of the casino’s monthly net profit.” Thirdly, all charities that link their Web sites to Bet 4 Charity.com will receive “up to 35% of the net gaming profits generated by players referred from the charity website.”There are 36 participating charities listed at present, apparently all US organisations, such as Greenpeace USA, American Hospice Foundation, and the American Red Cross. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1center_img  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 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.last_img read more

Northern Bank raises £140,000 for charity

first_img Howard Lake | 11 January 2008 | News Northern Bank in Northern Ireland has donated over £140,000 to its charity partner for 2007, Macmillan Cancer Support. The money was raised over the last year by the staff, with matching support from the company.The money will go to a financial advice service for people affected by cancer attending the Royal Group of hospitals. Macmillan research has shown that the financial costs associated with a cancer diagnosis can have an enormous impact on the lives of those affected.Katherine James, Regional General Manager, Northern Bank said: “This the first time that our annual charity partner programme relates directly to managing finances. Northern Bank employees chose Macmillan on the strength of this project and have really got behind it. The result is that staff and customers have raised our highest ever total.”Heather Monteverde, General Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support Northern Ireland added: “We had hoped that our partnership with Northern Bank would raise £80,000 this year, but thanks to the enthusiasm of Northern Bank staff and customers we have far exceeded our expectations.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Northern Bank raises £140,000 for charitycenter_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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.last_img read more