Thursday, December 31, 2009

Webshop commission

Our webshops continue to provide a welcome boost to our fundraising efforts. We have just received a cheque from BuyAt for £40.61, relating to commission from 8 transactions with This brings to £882.42 the total money received from both webshops since they were set up three years ago.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Record week for easysearch

A record 913 "easysearches" were recorded from our supporters in the week 11-17 December, generating £4.59 for the Group, according to an e-mail received today.

This brings to £27.92 the total funds raised from 4,950 completed searches.

Are you one of the 6.4m people that use a search engine every day? If so then why not raise money for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group while you search?

Easysearch combines the results of several search engines such as Yahoo!, Bing and Ask to ensure you can always find what you’re looking for. But the fantastic thing is that EVERY TIME you search, half a penny is raised for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group. That’s right – you don’t even have to buy anything! Almost 17 million searches have been made using easysearch and each one has raised money for good causes.

See what people are saying about easysearch:

"easysearch is a great idea and just as good as Google for the results! I’ve recommended it to my friends and I think this site is the best around as it does something for people. Well done!"

"What a fantastic idea! I was using Google anyway but this way I get to raise money for my good cause every time I search…brilliant! I’ve made easysearch my homepage!"

So the next time you need to find something online, please use and raise money for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group with every search you make.