npower to support Macmillan Cancer Relief for two years

first_img Macmillan Cancer Relief has secured a two year corporate fundraising partnership with energy company npower, the title sponsor of the Daily Mail Ideal Home Show.Npower made a £200,000 donation to kick-start the fundraising. Macmillan will be its exclusive charity partner for 2004 and 2005.Npower’s fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Relief began on 10 March 2004 at the npower stand at the Daily Mail Ideal Show with a rowing machine contest with donations made for every meter rowed on press day, and Mother’s Day massages at the npower stand on 21 March. Advertisement  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 21 March 2004 | News npower to support Macmillan Cancer Relief for two years 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.center_img Andy Duff, Chief Executive Officer of RWE Innogy, the parent company of npower, said:“We exceeded fundraising targets for our last charity partner, Childline, by raising around £500,000. I very much hope we do thesame for Macmillan.Npower’s plans to support Macmillan Cancer Relief this year include:The npower 500, a 500 mile, month-long, non-stop fundraising walk with “I’m a Celebrity” star and ex England cricketer Phil Tufnell. The company hopes this alone will raise over £250,000.fundraising support of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 24 September, Macmillan’s flagship event now in its 12th year.fundraising and headline sponsorship support of the week-long Macmillan Miles Challenge in May, encouraging people to undertake a personal challenge for a mile and get sponsored for doing it.Ten npower employees are taking part in the London Marathon this year for Macmillan. Each runner will raise a minimum of £1,700 to participate.the Peak Challenge – staff individuals or teams will hike 35km over 15 peaks in 48 hours for a minimum sponsorship of £500a network of “Community Champions” across RWE Innogy and npower’s 34 sites will fundraise at local levelstaff volunteering and secondmentspayroll givingcause related marketing initiatives. For example, npower’s Health Through Warmthhome referral scheme donates £5 for every referral and has raised £11,500 in the last six months so far. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Eventslast_img read more

Two journalists freed after being held for a day

first_img Help by sharing this information ZimbabweAfrica Reports News RSF_en 02.5.2003Freelance journalist Ish Mafundikwa and deputy news editor Pedzisai Ruhanya of the Daily News, were released on 4th february without charges. Reporters Without Borders welcomed the move in a country where a dozen journalists have been arrested since the beginning of the year. Journalists with the Daily News, Zimbabwe’s only opposition newspaper, are regularly picked up.————————————-02.3.2003Police arrest two journalists and limit access to trial of opposition leader Morgan TvangiraiReporters Without Borders called on the government today to allow free media coverage of the trial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and stressed that justice should be done in public in the presence of independent observers and media, whatever their editorial stand.”It is unacceptable that the police should deprive the public of their right to be properly informed,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard.He also called on police to free two journalists arrested at the courthouse and, in line with the request of the High Court’s president, to allow journalists into the court without restriction. ZimbabweAfrica to go further Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono denied bail February 5, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two journalists freed after being held for a day News Zimbabwean court must free imprisoned journalist who is unwell November 27, 2020 Find out more The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa The trial of Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and two of his deputies, opened today before the High Court in Harare. They were charged with treason and could be sentenced to death. The courtroom was barred to most journalists before the hearing began and two of them – freelance Ish Mafundikwa and Pedzisai Ruhanya of the Daily News – were arrested after protesting against the restrictions.Other journalists, along with diplomats, opposition supporters and independent observers, were also barred by police, who said there was no room inside, though lawyers said there were several empty benches. Later in the day, Justice Paddington Garwe, president of the court, asked police to allow anyone into the court who wanted to attend the trial. Follow the news on Zimbabwe Organisation September 1, 2020 Find out more November 12, 2020 Find out more News Receive email alertslast_img read more