The Summer Give 2018 Raises Over £1 million for Disadvantaged Children in London

In its fourth and most successful year, the Summer Give has raised an incredible £1,002,451 for charities supporting disadvantaged children in London. During an energetic week of fundraising in the capital, donations made on theBigGive.org.uk to participating charities were doubled. The campaign, run in partnership with The Childhood Trust, supported 47 local children’s charities this … Continued

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Christmas Challenge 2017 Award Winners Announced

This year we received over 100 applications for the Christmas Challenge 2017 Awards and the results are now in. The Awards have been established to recognise the best performing of the hundreds of charities that take part each year.   We are thrilled to announce this year’s Award Winners. The judges were hugely impressed by the … Continued

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The Christmas Challenge 2017 raises an astounding £11.3 million for charity!

A record-breaking Christmas Challenge raises £11.3 million for 528 charities   The Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, has been a resounding success raising over £11.3 million for 528 charities. This is a record breaking year for the Christmas Challenge, run by the Big Give, with both the highest number of participating … Continued

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Rohingya Crisis Appeal raises £242,446

Funds raised On 5th October 2017 the Big Give launched an emergency match fund to support relief efforts for Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The appeal raised £242,446 thanks to generous public donations which were doubled by philanthropists, trusts and foundations, including the Reed Foundation. The match fund was set up in collaboration … Continued

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Grenfell Tower Appeal raises a staggering £2.6m

Our biggest individual campaign to date Today, Wednesday 6th September, marks twelve weeks since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In the hours after the fire, the Big Give chose to work with local charity The K&C Foundation to set up an online match funding campaign to raise funds for those affected by the fire.This has been … Continued

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Sky News Interview with Alex Day: The Big Give’s Grenfell Tower Appeal

On Saturday 17th June our Director, Alex Day, was interviewed on Sky News about our Grenfell Tower appeal. You can watch the full interview below. We are working with a generous group of philanthropists and funders who are doubling donations to our Grenfell Tower appeal. All donations will be directed to The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation … Continued

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Grenfell Tower Appeal raises £1 million in 48 hours

Following the devastating events at Grenfell Tower, Latimer Road earlier this week, we launched an emergency campaign to raise vital funds to support all those affected by the tragedy. The campaign raised over £1 million in the first 48 hours with the total continuing to rise. Today our Director, Alex Day, visited West Kensington and told us about … Continued

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The Summer Give 2017 raises over £778,000 for London’s most vulnerable children

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Summer Give campaign has been the most successful yet, raising over £778,000 for London charities in partnership with The Childhood Trust. Half of the total was raised by generous public donations to 36 local children’s charities, supporting over 5000 disadvantaged children. Donations were doubled by the Childhood … Continued

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62% of children “frightened” of being attacked or sexually exploited during the summer holidays

London, 15 May 2017: Research by London’s child poverty charity, The Childhood Trust, has found that vulnerable and disadvantaged children in London are facing a high threat of gang violence, sexual exploitation, or neglect during the summer holidays if it wasn’t for the provision of small, local charities. The research with 22 charities providing support … Continued

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East Africa Emergency Appeal raises over £445,000

Donations doubled to raise emergency funds Working closely with the DEC and other humanitarian organisations, the Big Give launched an emergency match fund for East Africa on 15th March. In just two weeks, the campaign raised over £445,000 thanks to generous donations from the public. Donations were generously matched by philanthropists, trusts and foundations including the … Continued

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