British Red Cross launches UK floods appeal

first_imgBritish Red Cross launches UK floods appeal The British Red Cross has launched a National Floods Appeal in support of the communities affected by floods throughout the UK. Within an hour the appeal total had passed £300,000, with several donations from companies including HBOS and Tesco.The British Red Cross said that funds raised “may be used to support individuals in hardship, support community recovery activities, local appeals and community groups”.Describing the national appeal as “unprecedented”, the charity said that it will cover flooding events throughout the UK. This will include floods in the North of England that preceded the appeal launch, events in progress, and any events that occur “within a reasonable period following the launch of this appeal”. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Donations can be made online, via the phone on 0845 054 7200 (quoting National Floods Appeal), via local Red Cross Shops, or by cheque. Howard Lake | 23 July 2007 | Newscenter_img  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy 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.last_img read more