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#GivingTuesday is next week

November 22, 2017

Next Tuesday is the 28th November, which marks the sixth annual #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is now a global giving movement. It is a beautiful global day of impact, fuelled by the power of social media and collaboration. Right after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks start the charitable...

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Gifts that give hope

November 20, 2017

Our end of year appeal is fast approaching an end, only 35 days until Christmas. While we wrap up the year, life for many street children of the world is no different. There is no time like the present to make a direct impact in the life of those children. Give the gift of hope so...

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Gifts that give safety

November 16, 2017

In our previous blog, we said we would tell you of 5 feelings you can gift, when you choose to donate to Beyond the Orphanage. This Christmas, we need your generosity more than ever as we work to empower our new partner program in Kenya. So here is our number 2. 2. SAFETY Give the gift of safety...

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Gifts that give more

November 14, 2017

Most people think about the physical benefits of giving. The access to basic human needs like shelter, food, health, the access to education and a meaningful future and so much more. In the last decade, at Beyond the Orphanage, we have seen that your generosity can change the children's and in turn the communities' lives...

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Workplace giving – A case study

November 8, 2017

MAP Communications: Creating lasting employee engagement through Workplace Giving. Earlier this year, Grant Sibley, CFO of MAP Communications, introduced a Workplace Giving Program to support our BTO projects in Nepal and Kenya. He explains what workplace giving means to his organisation and why MAP has embarked on this giving journey. "Our company has been a financial supporter...

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Our end of year appeal

November 2, 2017

BTO'S christmas appeal FOR Kenya Childhood should not be spent on the streets, in a warzone, collecting scraps from rubbish tips to sell for food and drugs. Childhood should not be spent running to avoid being beaten, sometimes to death. The future is not bright for the street kids of Kenya, but it's a future which...

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Announcing: The Scholarships Project

June 16, 2017

Taking the care of children in Nepal, Kenya and Ethiopia beyond the orphanage is about more than guaranteeing just their survival. This is the reason we love our brand new (and biggest ever!) campaign, The Scholarships Project - which shines a spotlight on developing future community leaders and self-sufficient adults. Our local partner in Kenya works with orphaned children through art therapy...

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Charity Fundraising ‘NYE Cocktails for a Cause’

January 21, 2017

Beyond the Orphanage long-time supporter, Belinda, recently hosted a cocktail party for her friends to help raise funds for our projects in Ethiopia and Nepal. Here's Belinda's own words on what it was like to organise the event, and how it went. "As part of my role with Beyond the Orphanage, I regularly keep a close eye our blog. When...

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Top 5 easy fundraising ideas | Beyond The Orphanage

Top 5 Easy Fundraising Ideas

November 10, 2016

Easy fundraising ideas can be hard to come by, so that's why we've created a list of the top five easiest and most approachable ideas that you can implement quickly and painlessly. Big or small, chic or casual, it doesn’t really matter what your event looks like - as long as you’re keeping things simple and enjoyable....

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how to hold a fundraising event | Beyond The Orphanage

How to Hold a Fundraising Event

November 5, 2016

The thought of holding a fundraising event can be an intimidating one. But take a minute to consider it, if you really believe in the cause. Why? Because fundraising events can be FUN! ‘The things that really stands out for me when it comes to fundraising events,’ says BTO’s fundraising rockstar, Meredith Downes, ‘is whether the...

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