Not the usual £60million but a great effort non the less.
“Famous names including Stephen Fry, the footballer Gareth Bale, the former rugby union star Jonny Wilkinson, the former athlete Dame Kelly Holmes, the former cricketer Shane Warne and the former heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill all took on challenges of their own over the weekend.”via thirdsector.co.uk
Kirsty Marrins at Third Sector highlights some of the creative ways charities and fundraisers are coping with the Coronovirus.
“Cancelled events are causing severe losses in income for many charities, but digital innovations are springing up to fill the gaps”
Sobering reading. Research from Audience.
And a positive take on the current situation.
“My overriding feeling right now is how proud I am of the sector. Yes, we are struggling. Yes, the government needs to do more. Yes, we’ve had to furlough staff. Yes, there are enormous challenges going forward, but the overarching feeling for me is one of pride.”
Donations and technology are still major concerns for the Third Sector.
“Income generation remains the number one challenge for organisations.” and “Charity leaders see technology as a double edged sword – nearly all think that technology will help them to innovate and find new ways to do good, but nearly three quarters believe that technology will change the nature of the problems that charities have to address.”