Articles tagged with "Fundraising"
Crisis supporters across the North East have taken part in a number of innovative events to raise money to help homeless people in the region.
Enter the Crisis Great Getaway Spring Raffle 2013 for a chance to win a trip to Thailand or £7,500.
Raise £500 for the Crisis Square Mile Run or Relay and be in with the chance of winning a luxury prize.
Find out how upcoming events across the country are the perfect opportunity to fundraise for Crisis.
Tens of thousands of pounds have been raised for Crisis by a team of runners who took part in this year's London Marathon.
Register for the 21st Crisis Square Mile Run and join the 1000+ people who have already signed up to race to end homelessness.
Registration for the 21st Crisis Square Mile Run has opened and Crisis is hoping that record numbers of city sprinters will take part in the popular summer event, which this year is to be hosted by Jo Brand.
Pupils from Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School (TIBHS), Blackburn have raised ?4,600 for Crisis.
Four students from Bristol University have attracted widespread attention after building an igloo which they slept in to raise money for Crisis.
After narrating Crisis' Christmas radio advert, and first ever TV advert, which together raised over ?370,000, Sir Ian McKellen visited Crisis at Christmas to see how the money was spent.
You can buy any one of a range of special kits, designed to give someone just the kind of support they need.
Hundreds of people have dived into the first annual Midwinter Swim and raised over ?10,000 for Crisis.
Thousands of pounds have been raised thanks to the stars and audience of Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Meet Crisis Presents special guest artist Emeli Sande
17.12.12| Topics: Christmas
Two pairs of meet & greet passes to meet Emeli Sande before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December are now up for auction.
Crisis would like to thank the cast of hit West End musical Cabaret and its audience for collecting and donating thousands of pounds, only weeks before Crisis at Christmas centres open.
Chance to get your hands on some famous mince pies
11.12.12| Topics: Christmas
A marathon like no other - a 72 hour mince pie marathon - kicked off at midday today and is set to raise cash for Crisis this Christmas.
Two lucky bidders can win the chance to meet Paul Weller before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December.
Homelessness charity Crisis urgently needs to find a building to house 150 homeless people over Christmas after one of its nine centres failed a fire safety check.
Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @amyferns and @RichStew have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Presents. The showpiece event takes place on Wednesday 19 December at the Hammersmith Apollo, London.
Sir Ian McKellen narrates Christmas TV ad
28.11.12| Topics: Christmas
World renowned actor Sir Ian McKellen has narrated the first ever Crisis at Christmas TV advert which Crisis supporters now have the chance to preview on YouTube before it is broadcast in December.
Crisis is giving away two pairs of tickets to Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.
This year Crisis will host Carol Services in the historic surrounds of London's Southwark Cathedral and The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas in Newcastle.
Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Make a real difference and buy a Crisis Christmas present.
Crisis Skylight Cafe Newcastle is holding a winter pork feast to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas period, Crisis' busiest time of year.
Londoners are being urged to donate food, clothing, toiletries and other essential items at their local Safestore branch to benefit over 3,000 guests of Crisis at Christmas.
Crisis Skylight Newcastle could win £15,000 funding from People's Postcode Trust and it's your online vote that can make the difference.
Emeli Sande will perform at the Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday 19 December with Paul Weller and Miles Kane at a gig hosted by Ben Elton in aid of Crisis.
For the 2012 Crisis at Christmas Appeal, supporters can reserve a place for a homeless person at Crisis at Christmas for £20.48. With homelessness on the rise, more guests are expected than ever - please reserve a place now.
Top line up for Crisis Presents gig at Hammersmith Apollo
25.10.12| Topics: Fundraising
Paul Weller, Miles Kane and a very special guest (TBA) will headline the Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday 19 December, at a gig hosted by Ben Elton in aid of Crisis at Christmas.
Crisis Skylight Newcastle is delighted to announce its second zip slide event to raise vital funds.
Crisis has a number of tickets on offer to attend the charity premiere of 'Gambit' which stars Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz.
Holly Bishton, 16, from Shropshire, has raised more than ?1,000 for Crisis by cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats.
Enjoy a belly aching night with Laugh till it Hurts, an evening of live comedy in aid of Crisis.
Last chance to sign up to Oxford Half Marathon in aid of Crisis
18.07.12| Topics: Fundraising
Any budding runners who would like to raise money for Crisis Skylight Oxford should sign up to the Oxford Half marathon as soon as possible.
Nearly £600 has been raised by a Crisis supporter who braved extreme weather conditions to take part in the Great North Swim.
A staff member at Crisis Skylight Newcastle was one of a select few to be chosen to carry the Olympic Torch through the North East on its journey to the Capital.
2,000 runners who took to the streets of London at the 20th annual Crisis Square Mile Run were waved off from Paternoster Square by University Challenge and Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman.
Three members of Crisis Skylight Oxford put in some serious leg work at an annual fun run on Saturday 12 May at the city's picturesque University Parks.
Crisis gave away the chance to be followed by Olympic super-heavyweight boxing champion Audley Harrison in honour of the Crisis Square Mile Run and the lucky winner was @RichardGaskin1
Unique works of art by some of the world's most celebrated artists have been sold for ?340,000 at Christie's in London, to raise funds for Crisis.
Top firm Fidelity Worldwide Investment has thrown down the gauntlet to rival corporate teams to get fundraising for the 20th Crisis Square Mile Run at a time when rough sleeping is steadily increasing across the Capital.
The Crisis Commission opened its doors for the first time at a star studded private view at Somerset House.
Groundbreaking art exhibition the Crisis Commission opens to the public this week at Somerset House in London.
Video: Crisis Commission artists highlight homelessness
01.02.12| Topics: Fundraising
Top international artists Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Jonathan Yeo, and Nika Neelova gathered at Somerset House to highlight homelessness and raise awareness about the Crisis Commission exhibition.
Winners announced for Crisis Stand Up and Rock competition
14.11.11| Topics: Christmas
Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @clashohyeah and @boundfornowhere have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Stand Up and Rock - a music and comedy gig featuring Paul Weller, Tim Minchin, Graham Coxon and Jo Brand - all hosted by Ross Noble on 20 December at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in London.
20 Crisis supporters and fundraisers will take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon this Sunday 9 October.
The scandal of the rising tide of homelessness must again be society's priority for action, said Crisis Director of Policy Duncan Shrubsole when Crisis hosted a special screening of the landmark film Cathy Come Home, directed by Ken Loach and part of the BFI's complete retrospective of films by the British director
Crisis' 2010 Christmas Cracker fundraising campaign has been recognised for its success by winning an award in two different award ceremonies.
Crisis has been running a spring raffle, with a grand prize of ?7,500 or a car. The raffle is now over, the draw has taken place, and the winners can be revealed.
The bidding has closed on a special auction, featuring guitars which were donated by huge names in music including Pink Floyd, the Kings of Leon, Status Quo, and James Blunt.
The Great North Swim has taken place, and this year several people participated to raise money for Crisis.
Over 2,000 supporters of Crisis lay down in the shadow of St. Paul's Cathedral to draw attention to the plight of rough sleepers, before taking part in the 19th annual Square Mile Run.
A landmark 300th investor has signed up for Crisis Investors, donating money which will give a return to the whole of our society.
After ten years running the London Marathon in aid of Crisis, Nick Abbey completed his final run this year, and bows out with ten medals and almost ?80,000 of funds raised as a result of his efforts.
Similar to a company selling shares, Crisis is selling Investment Units. But unlike shares, they can't be sold and there is no annual dividend or personal financial return on investment. However, by using the money to help homeless people, there is a social return on investment.
Being homeless, freezing and hungry can make Christmas a desperate time - but a place at Crisis At Christmas can be the start of a whole new life.
Formerly homeless Jeff returns to take some photos of his old life for us. Take a look at our latest appeal to help more people like Jeff turn their lives around and see how much our supporters like you have already given.
By supporting the Crisis Christmas Card you'll help us raise £1million, providing companionship, shelter and vital services to homeless people this Christmas.
Crisis has announced it is selling a coffee table book featuring all images in the A Positive View exhibition including the Royal diptych of Prince William.
Prince William has turned photographer to create a diptych, two images that are always shown together, with Jeff Hubbard - a formerly homeless man and client of Crisis to promote a landmark photographic exhibition in aid of the Charity: A Positive View.
Crisis has won a vote of staff from mobile phone company Orange, picking them as Community Partners for the year for their Paddington office. Staff from Orange will help Crisis by fundraising and volunteering at events throughout the year, already getting involved in the Crisis Square Mile Run this summer.