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Support Dogs name Thrifty Car and Van Rental as corporate fundraiser of the year

Charity Support Dogs has named Thrifty Car and Van Rental as its corporate fundraisers of the year. Thrifty donated £1 to Support Dogs with every online booking received. In addition they have sponsored autism assistance dog Thor, plus the charity’s in-house magazine and events. The company has also promoted Support Dogs’

Charity donation rounds off York firm’s 30th anniversary

A donation from a York firm is helping to support people living with sight loss in the city. The £300 donation to the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society (YBPSS) comes from PR and communications agency The Partners Group, which is continuing its thirty-year-long tradition of supporting a local charity at Christmas. Partners

Ripon charity gets into Christmas spirit with month of festive retailing

Staff, members and volunteers at a Ripon charity are getting into the Christmas spirit with a series of festive retail and fundraising events. Ripon Community Link incorporating Ripon Walled Garden will be selling Christmas Trees, Christmas cards, Christmas cakes, puddings and other festive fayre, hosting coffee mornings and offering personalised letters

York hotel’s “Elf Day” for Alzheimer’s Society

DoubleTree by Hilton York is getting into the charitable Christmas spirit by hosting an “Elf Day” in support of the Alzheimer’s Society. Today's event will see DoubleTree staff dressing in red and green and builds upon the “light bites” afternoon tea which raised just short of £300. In addition to donning festive

Leeds charity office refurbishment project completes

The transformation of the Leeds Community Foundation offices has completed. The project, worth £60,000, saw a team of over 40 volunteers work for three weeks to refurbish the charity’s facilities. The project, which was led by property business Extentia Group’s fit-out arm, Styles&Wood, and furniture specialist Southerns, saw the team give the

The Proclaimers sing the praises of Yorkshire business fund-raisers

A novel initiative to raise awareness of mental health and prevent teen suicide across Yorkshire has struck a chord with a chart-topping band. Supporters of the newly-launched I Choose Life (ICL) Foundation, based in Harrogate, are joining in a 500-mile walk around the county as part of its inaugural fund-raiser. And as

Doncaster Chamber backs campaign to support vulnerable people

Doncaster Chamber is the first business to back the new partnership scheme that helps people off the street and into a healthier and safer lifestyle. The business support organisation and its members have been working with the council and police to address the spike of anti-social behaviour, crime, aggressive begging and