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Marie Curie Cancer Care runs craft partnership again

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first_imgMarie Curie Cancer Care runs craft partnership again Tagged with: corporate Events Trading For the third year running Marie Curie Cancer Care is working with crafter magazine and website ‘do crafts’ to encourage thousands of crafters to take part in the ‘Create a Card for Cancer Care’ campaign to raise funds for the charity.The campaign encourages people to create hand-made cards to be sold for £1 each in Marie Curie Cancer Care Shops around the country. In the first two years of the campaign, 134,000 greeting cards have been made. In addition, each year ‘do crafts’ create a bespoke daffodil product to sell via their stockists. In 2006 an exclusive X-Cut Punch raised £30,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care and 2007 saw sales of £31,000 with an Anita’s daffodil stamp. Advertisement  33 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 19 November 2007 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis From January 2008 people will be encouraged to get creative with their friends and family and to make more cards for the campaign. A limited edition Papermania Ornate daffodil stamp will be available for £4.99 RRP with £2.50 from every sale being donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care. Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, said: “The partnership has been a great success, with more than 5,000 hours of nursing care being funded so far.” 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

Residents warned of Irish Water themed scam

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first_imgPictures reveal damage caused by wipes being flushed down Limerick’s loos Irish Water to replace old water mains on St Nessan’s Road Previous articleSMEs to explore sources of funding at Shannon Chamber eventNext articleSheila Richardson takes En Plein Air top prize Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR BusinessNewsCrime & CourtResidents warned of Irish Water themed scamBy Staff Reporter – September 6, 2017 1281 Linkedin Print Advertisement Email WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Irish Water defers introduction of new business charges during the Covid 19 emergency Update: Works underway to resolve discolouration of water in Raheen area Limerick customers to benefit from extension of Irish Water’s First Fix free scheme to tackle leaks Scammers are purporting to be from Irish Water in the return of an email phishing scamLIMERICK homeowners and residents are being warned of the return of an Irish Water themed card-stealing online phishing scam.In its latest warning notice, ESET Ireland said that the custom made scam for Irish computer users, is doing the rounds again.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Coming in the form of an email titled “Update your account details” and equipped with Irish Water graphics, the phoney email says:“Irish Water is performing the annual account maintenance procedure. Please login to your account and complete the requested actions. Once logged in you will be guided to the rest of the process.Log in now to My Water and complete your online account maintenance.”Clicking on the link leads to a forged log-in page, where the victim first hands over their Irish Water log-in details and is then asked to enter all the details of their credit or debit card as well.After providing the cybercriminals with all the required info, the user gets bounced back to the genuine Irish Water website.Users should avoid clicking on any links in such fraudulent emails, as they can lead to counterfeit or infected websites, that can spread malware or cause financial damage.See more news here TAGSIrish Waterphishingscam Twitter Abbeyfeale water supply gets the all clearlast_img read more

NFF: We won’t beg Saka to play for Super Eagles

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first_img Loading… The NFF boss made a number of trips to England to convince the players and despite his closeness to Abraham’s father, the striker went to play for the Three Lions. Pinnick, however, has stated the federation will not plead with any player to don the Nigerian jersey and explained in the case of Saka, there are a number of quality players doing well for the Super Eagles in his position, although if he desires to play for the country he would be given an opportunity. “Saka is an excellent prospect but we have other players in his position who are playing so well,” Pinnick said in an Instagram Live chat. “We have talents everywhere so we won’t beg people to play for Nigeria. It is about ardour and fervour, If it’s their desire and they merit it, they’ll be given a chance to represent Nigeria.” Nigeria are three-time African champions, after claiming the Africa Cup of Nations in 1980, 1994 and 2013. The Super Eagles finished third in the 2019 edition of the competition in Egypt behind Senegal and Algeria, who claimed the diadem. The West Africans are currently top of Group L of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with six points after victories over the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, has insisted the country is blessed with talent and will not beg Arsenal starlet,Bukayo Saka, or any player to represent the Super Eagles. The 18-year-old has been in fine form since breaking into the Gunners first team and this season he has become a key member of Mikel Arteta’s side. The versatile player has scored four goals and provided 11 assists in 37 appearances across all competitions for the Emirates Stadium outfit in the current campaign. His stock has continued to rise following his eye-catching performances and he recently extended his contract to ward off other clubs who are interested in signing him. The winger was born in England to Nigerian parents and has represented the European country at U16, U17, U18 and U19 levels but since he has not yet featured for the Three Lions, he is still eligible to switch his allegiance to the West Africans. Pinnick has failed in the past to persuade Chelsea duo of Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham to play for the Super Eagles. read also:Midfield Battle: Saka Among Arsenal Players In Contention Against Man CityAdvertisementcenter_img Promoted Content8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThe Best Cars Of All TimeThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?8 Most Beautiful Chinese WomenImpressive Caricatures Of Marvel Characters By Xi DingThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Artlast_img read more

Preparations Begin for DOAM Foundation 10th Charity Golf Tourney

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first_img“It has been a memorable journey for all of us involved in this project. For a decade, we have volunteered to support this project which gives hope to the hopeless and makes the weak strong.” He said.“The Foundation has supported less privileged and underserved people and communities facing challenges particularly in the areas of health and education. It has awarded scholarships, built e-libraries, sickbays, organized free medical outreach programs and, more importantly, educated and mentored Nigerian children and youths,” he added.He further explained that the achievements would not have been possible, were it not for the magnanimity and support shown to the Foundation by corporate organizations and kind-hearted individuals during the yearly Charity Golf Tournaments. Hence, as a mark of gratitude, this year’s 10th edition would be devoted to showcasing the various intervention projects that have been made possible with the support received from donors.He also, confirmed that the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938, and the Ikoyi Golf Community, in Lagos, have been very supportive, having adopted the Foundation as a key ally in deploying Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.A member of the Organizing Committee, Ebi Pinnick, also commented: “The 2020 DOAMF Charity Golf Tournament is a way of consolidating the trust patrons have in the Foundation” reiterating that “the organizing team remains optimistic that this year, there would be more interventions that will build on and surpass our previous efforts in the last nine years.”The qualifier for this year’s edition has been fixed for February 1, 2020, at the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation’s annual Charity Golf Tournament enters its tenth year and preparations are ongoing to make the 2020 event a milestone edition.According to DOAMF, this year’s edition would showcase in retrospect, all the projects (in health and education) that the Foundation has executed with proceeds of its charity golf tournaments in the last nine years.Pat Bassey, who has been the Coordinator of the organizing committee of the event since inception, said over 80,000 lives have been touched, adding that a significant part of the funding for the various life-changing projects have come from the annual charity golf tournament.last_img read more