Homebase raises £550,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 16 August 2007 | News  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Homebase raises £550,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, said: “A new target of £1 million for our partnership with Homebase will enable us to fund home care and support for 1,000 patients in communities across the country.”center_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Employees and customers of home improvement retailer Homebase have raised £550,000 in the first year of the company’s first ever two year charity partnership.The ‘No Place Like Home’ campaign target of £500,000 was reached within a year, with staff at 300 Homebase stores getting involved in fundraising events such as quizzes, dress-down days, and charity cricket matches.Homebase customers have boosted the total by buying £17,000 worth of Marie Curie Cancer Care trolley keyrings. They also raised £8,000 through buying potted Tete a Tete daffodils. Advertisement Tagged with: corporate Research / statisticslast_img read more