Samaritans hopes to reach a broader audience with new website

The new website was launched on 12 March, along with Samaritans’ refreshed brand. The website will be easy to use and accessible to a wide audience, including young people, with a clean, modern new look. It aims to give users a clear guide and an easy journey. For example, all the emotional support information pages have been updated and now include a detailed guide about how you can help someone you are worried about. The new website will enable us to support more people, and it has been informed by…

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Startup offers free website grants without strings attached

rule:fresh – a startup created by ex The Body Shop Foundation staffer Oli Robinson – is offering grants for small charity websites. The offer, which runs until the end of the year, provides a small charity website, professionally designed and built in WordPress, and integrated with Mailchimp, Eventbrite and Donorfy. The offer includes creation, design and integration of the site. rule:fresh sites offer: Mobile-friendly design – works on all devices Built on WordPress – the world’s most popular content management system Optimised for discovery by Google and other search engines…

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Localgiving announce major improvements to fundraising pages

Localgiving has announced a series of major improvements to its individual fundraising pages. Local charities in the UK are hugely overstretched and under resourced with just 47% confident they will survive beyond 5 years. These changes have been made to help local charities and their fundraisers better engage potential donors and ultimately to bring in more funding for these important grassroots causes. The aim of these improvements is to provide a better user experience both for fundraisers and their supporters both in terms of functionality and design. It is now…

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Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Announces Relaunch of “Search and Rescue” Opioid Prescriber Education Campaign Website

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today announced the website relaunch of “Search and Rescue,” a prescriber education campaign that gives healthcare providers the resources they need to help prevent the misuse and abuse of medicines in their practices. The goal of the Partnership’s Search and Rescue campaign, developed with support from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is to equip prescribers to be proactive in identifying and helping patients at risk for prescription drug abuse. Since the campaign’s national launch in September 2016, even greater attention has been brought to…

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Over 1,000 people with MS help create new charity website

Over a thousand people living with MS have helped develop a new MS Society website. The MS Society recruited a panel of 150 people from the MS community to share views on their new site. The panel provided feedback on everything from design and content, to ease-of-use. A further 1,000 people fed back online, and over 800 on the beta homepage. Michelle Mitchell, Chief Executive of the MS Society, said: “We’re committed to improving the lives of our community in every way possible, and hear more and more how valuable digital tools are.…

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