Tuesday, June 08, 2010

GiftAid payment 2009/10

We have received payment from HMRC Charities regarding our 2009/10 GiftAid claim. Including gift aid transitional relief and interest this amounts to £1,224.71, clearly demonstrating what a vital contribution to Group finances this benefit represents.

Monday, June 07, 2010

Easyfundraising cheque

We have received a cheque for £17.74 from easyfundraising. It's the funds that our supporters have raised between Jan 1st and March 31st 2010 by shopping and searching via our easyfundraising links.

Have you heard about easyfundraising yet? It’s the easiest way to help raise money for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group! If you already shop online with retailers such as Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Comet, iTunes, eBay or HMV, then we need you to sign up for free to raise money while you shop!

So how does it work?
You shop directly with the retailer as you would normally, but if you sign up to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/2ndwakefieldcroftonscouts for free and use the links on the easyfundraising site to take you to the retailer, then a percentage of whatever you spend comes directly to us at no extra cost to yourself.

How much can you raise?
Spend £100 with M&S online and you raise £5 for us. £100 spent with Amazon raises £2.50, £100 with WH Smith puts £2.00 in our pocket and so on. There's over 2,000 retailers on their site, and some of the donations can be as much as 15% of your purchase.

Save money too!
easyfundraising is FREE to use plus you'll get access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and voucher codes, so not only will you be helping us, you’ll be saving money yourself.

Raise money as you search!
And that’s not the only way to raise money. Are you one of the 6.4m people that use a search engine every day? If so, you can raise money for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group while you search?

http://2ndwakefieldcroftonscouts.easysearch.org.uk 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. Search just 15 times a day and you can raise around £25 a year for us.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/2ndwakefieldcroftonscouts today and start raising money for 2nd Wakefield Crofton Scout Group simply by shopping and searching online….what could be easier?