Life insurance company raises £1 million in one year for Macmillan

first_imgThe employees beat their target of £1 million and raised a final total of £1.273 million. Life insurance company raises £1 million in one year for Macmillan AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Life and pensions provider Clerical Medical (part of HBOS plc) has helped to raise more than £1 million in just 12 months for Macmillan Cancer Relief. During 2003 employees were involved in a wide range of fundraising activities, including taking part in the Bristol half marathon and the HBOS It’s A Knock Out competition, as well as holding regular dress down days.All the money raised by Clerical Medical for Macmillan was matched funded by the HBOS Foundation, £1 for £1, with the final contribution exceeding twenty thousand pounds. Advertisement Howard Lake | 23 January 2004 | Newscenter_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.  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Eventslast_img read more

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10 Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Dad

first_imgIn case you somehow missed it, Father’s Day is Sunday. If you’re like me, and you haven’t made plans or arrangements for that outdoorsy dad on your list, don’t freak out just yet. There’s still time. And with this top 10 list of top-notch gifts for the outdoor-loving Dad in your life, the task just got a little simpler.1. Costa Polarized SunglassesNew in 2016, the Rafael frames offer optimum comfort, style, and durability while the copper shaded 580 p glass lenses are perfectly calibrated to the mountain trout streams of the Blue Ridge.costa2_FIX2. Ice Mule CoolerThis is a serious cooler designed for extreme adventure. It’s perfect for the dad on the go because it allows him to keep things cold without having to lug a heavy, bulky cooler around!Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 2.07.18 PMScreen Shot 2015-06-15 at 2.07.24 PM 6. Deuter Kid Comfort 2“Designed for that feeling of boundless freedom on longer hikes, Kid Comfort has taken thousands of kids and parents on great excursions outdoors.” Related Content: 3. Altec Lansing Sport EarBudsThese waterproof buds stay securely in your ear even when you’re dripping with sweat or covered in mud. They can even go under water for lake swims or laps in the pool. With 20 hours of battery life, these Bluetooth buds are comfy and snug, and they deliver top-notch sound to power you through your next workout.Sport Headphones Redcenter_img Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 1.53.20 PM7. Oboz SundogLet Dad  leave winter’s weight behind with the versatility of the Sundog – traction, breathability, comfort, and only-what-you-need protection.Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 1.57.41 PM8. Leki Instructor Lite Hiking PolesLeki is the industry standard for hiking poles, and the Instructor Lites don’t disappoint. With rubber fitness tips, adjustable trigger straps, an innovative patented Shark Grip releasable strap system, and 100% carbon shafts, the poles are lightweight yet durable.  The poles are easily adjustable, too, allowing multiple users to size the poles to their needs.unnamed9. Chaco Updraft EcotreadThese are our approach shoes. In the fall and winter, we convert them into “Sacos” for bouldering. You don’t have to tie your shoes from boulder to boulder. It’s a pain in the ass to tie your shoes. $95chaco updraft_FIX10.  Columbia OutDry Extreme Rain JacketColumbia is positioning their new OutDry Extreme tech as a paradigm shift in the world of raingear, which has been dominated by Gore-Tex for the last 30 years or so. It’s the first two-layer system, employing a wicking fabric on the inside and a super-durable waterproof membrane on the outside.Men's OutDry EX Diamond Shell 4. myCharge All-TerrainIt’s the first waterproof, temperature proof, drop proof and dust proof portable battery pack. Charge your phone or devices on big backcountry adventures without worrying about the elements.The All-Terrain is waterproof up to two meters for one hour and can withstand extreme heat and cold without losing charging capabilities.AllTerrain open5. Howler Brothers, Matagorda Tech ShirtTechnical shirts are a dime a dozen these days, but Howler Brothers has outdone themselves with the Matagorda Tech Shirt, the newest in an apparel lineup that is being heralded by industry pros and weekend warriors alike. The key to the Matagorda’s functionality is its streamlined simplicity. The design is clean and focused and the breathable nylon fabric is engineered for extreme flexibility.LS Shirt_Matagorda_Crustaceanlast_img read more

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