Little feet can make a big difference this June as Barnardo’s Big Toddle returns to raise money for vulnerable children

Children, families and nurseries are being called on to put their best foot forward for Barnardo’s, as the charity announces 2018’s Big Toddle raised an incredible £231,512.   Last year’s Barnardo’s annual Big Toddle fundraiser saw thousands of under-fives take part in short, sponsored “toddles” to raise money for the UK’s largest children’s charity, which supports more than 301,000 children, young people, parents and carers across the UK. The charity is now once again calling for children, families and nurseries to join in the fun this summer as Big Toddle…

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Thanks and Giving Campaign Hits $1 Billion Raised Following 15th Anniversary Year

The annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign saw compassionate shoppers, corporate partners and celebrities come together to make the holiday season a time of giving thanks, donating more than $118 million and counting. Over the past 15 years, the campaign has raised more than $1 billion to support the St. Jude mission of finding cures and saving children battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases. These contributions are critical given that it will cost approximately $1 billion to operate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® this year alone and the majority of that must come…

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Chase and ESSENCE Expand Economic Opportunities for Black Women with Launch of Currency Conversations Campaign

Chase and ESSENCE have announced the launch of Currency Conversations, a new campaign created to help black women across America achieve financial success. This campaign, which is an early example of Chase’s recently-announced Advancing Black Pathways commitment, will foster local communities of black women to inspire each other and provide digital access to a national network of experts and coaches helping with education, inspiration and vital solutions that support their financial goals. “Black women are often the CFOs of their households, and as a result, play a crucial role in the financial…

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Unilever unveils next phase in clean-up of digital advertising with creation of Unilever Trusted Publishers

Unilever has announced the launch of Unilever Trusted Publishers, a network of global, regional and local online publishers and platforms which will work closely with the company to transform the way it advertises online. This will help Unilever gain more control and visibility over where its adverts are placed to ensure they are viewed by people not bots, ultimately creating a more positive experience for consumers online. The strict vetting criteria for selection to the Trusted Publishers will go beyond Unilever’s existing ‘3Vs’ – Viewability, Verification and Value standards –…

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US$800,000 in Grants to Tackle Global Hunger Through Food Banking

The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) has announced a total of US$800,000 in grants for food banking organizations across the globe through the Zero Hunger Food Bank Challenge. The grants – made possible by a generous contribution from the General Mills Foundation and additional funding provided by the PIMCO Foundation – aim to strengthen food banks’ contribution to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 2 – which is to eliminate global hunger by 2030. An estimated 821 million[1] people—one in nine—go hungry, while 1.3 billion[2] tonnes of edible food is wasted. The grants…

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