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Raising awareness of charities through blogging

It is great to see so many people raising awareness of charities through blogging. My absolutely favourite post this month is perhaps not surprising seeing as I am a Yorkshire lass with a liking for our regional pudding. To be serious, I know I take communication for granted with my children and suspect I am […]

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Charity Appeals and Champions

I have really enjoyed putting together this month’s charity round-up partly because it features bloggers who I am honoured to call online friends. These are some of the bloggers who no matter what challenges they are facing in their own lives will be reaching out to raise awareness and/or funds whilst supporting individuals and families […]

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Charity round-up: Good hearts can make a huge difference

If you could help a good cause, why would you not do so? That makes me believe from the standpoint that most people have good hearts that what people tell themselves is … “But I can’t make a difference!” This month’s round-up challenges that belief system and demonstrates how simple actions can move mountains. Charity […]

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Charity Round-up: Walk, run or have coffee?

This month’s charity round-up is nothing if not diverse.  That reflects the sector itself which includes international and very local agencies, well-funded organisations and others that survive on a shoestring.  Some charities are run only by volunteers, some have paid staff and some have a mix of the two. Over to the blog posts that […]

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Charity Round-up: You can make a difference

I am sure you will join with the whole BritMums team in expressing our condolences to the family and friends of Susan Taylor who died during a charity swim across the English Channel this week.  Susan was raising money for two amazing charities so if you feel minded and able to do so, please do […]

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Charity Round-up: Exercising for charity

What is the connection between taking exercise and charity?  Taking part in a fitness challenge is a great way to capture potential supporters ‘ imaginations and to raise funds for good causes. Let’s start with Chloe and friends who are responding to the tragic loss of a special little boy by taking on a cycling […]

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Charity Round-up: Babies and children focus

There are thousands of charities in the United Kingdom working at local, regional and national levels. This month, I have decided to focus on charities that work in the field of babies and children. Did you see Nicola and her husband Ian on ITV This Morning talking about the loss of their son Alexander?  They […]

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Charity Round-up: Heartfelt vlogs & more

February is the month of love and I am delighted to see so many bloggers showing their concern for others by supporting good causes.  I have included some videos  and encourage you to consider using them on your blog as they are certainly a very effective way of getting your message across. Will you send […]

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Charity posts: Cervical cancer, saying goodbye and odd socks

  I want to start this charity round-up by saying how unhappy I was to read a tweet this week. It said that the person tweeting now thought that charities were full of people with suspect motives like Jimmy Savile. My take on this is that if we give up hope that there are good […]

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Bloggers, charities and the season of goodwill

  December is the season of goodwill to all so it is a good time to think about making an effort for charity. Before we show you examples of bloggers who are doing just that, let’s list the charities people might need most over Christmas. To obtain help with debt problems To get assistance if […]

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10 inspirational charity posts and 10 ideas for Christmas

  Christmas is coming and for many families times are tight. This month I have selected posts the majority of which help charity without you having to put your hand in your pocket at all. Enjoy and then read on for some ideas how to inject goodwill into the festive season this year. Watch a […]

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Charity Round-up: Raising awareness matters

  There are all sorts of issues in this world that don’t get talked about enough. Sometimes this means that the people who need help the most don’t get it. I don’t know what word you use for that but injustice springs to my mind. Bloggers can use their powerful voices to make a difference. […]

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Charity Round-up: Coffee mornings, Make a wish & cupcakes

  Here is the monthly charity-round up including the perfect excuse to have a cuppa with friends and some real wake-up calls on health and poverty issues. World’s biggest coffee morning I urge you to read this post  because it describes possibly the simplest way to raise money for charity  this month.  Do you like […]

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Charity Round-up: Olympics, creativity & calls to action

  In the last month, Olympics fever gripped the nation. Charities make Olympian efforts every day to support people in crisis and to make the world a fairer place. BritMums are linking up charities and bloggers via our charity-matching service. Today, we are giving out virtual medals to just a few of our charity-minded bloggers. […]

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Charity Round-up: Domestic violence, ICAN & chocolate

Did you know you can help good causes locally, nationally and globally?  Do you know that there is a really diverse charity sector which should mean that there is something for every blogger who wants to engage and make a difference?  This month’s charity round-up gives you an insight into the many ways you might […]

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Charity Round-up: Charity shopping, online shopping & a fashion campaign

What are bloggers doing to help charities and good causes? There are so many wonderful posts to choose from in the Charity Round-up.  Let’s also highlight some rather fabulous charity blog hop/memes.  These are a fantastic way to raise your profile and to make new blogging friends.  They also provide ideas on those days where […]

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