Give us 60 minutes, says Victim Support

first_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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 February 2005 | News The charity Victim Support is asking people to give up 60 minutes to do something constructive like hour-long fundraising activities during the week of 25 April 2005.‘Make some time for the victims of crime’, suggests the charity as it launched its Sunrise Appeal.The charity commissioned a survey by NOP World to ask 1,000 adults what they would do if they have one extra hour to do anything they wanted. The poll revealed that: Advertisement Tagged with: Eventscenter_img Give us 60 minutes, says Victim Support * 26% would stay in bed, sleep, relax with a cup of tea, or do nothing* 7% would spend time with friends and/or family* 5% would play sport, visit the gym or exercise* 4% would go shopping* 1% would have sexPaul Fawcett, Head of Communications at Victim Support, said: “People often say that they don’t have enough time in the day to get things done, but the survey shows that ‘stay-in-bed-Britain’ is thriving, or rather, it’s reaching for the snooze button.”Several sponsors and donors have already given or pledged £1.7 million during teh initial phase of the Sunrise Appeal.Ken Madine, the charity’s Head of Fundraising, added: “If people can’t give up an hour, they can donate £3 to their local Victim Support by texting the word Sunrise, followed by a space and then their postcode, to 80887.”  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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