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Initiatives that make a difference

Charity Bike Build provides new bikes for Barnardo’s children

Bike Build

May 2015

Nearly 70 new bikes have been given to children supported by Barnardo’s in just five months thanks to a heart-warming new partnership.

15 years and still ‘toddling’ strong...

April 2015

The Barnardo’s Big Toddle has been inspiring under 5’s to support children less fortunate for more than 15 years…

Tips for a successful Charity of the Year pitch…

March 2015

Grace Robinson is a Business Development Manager at Barnardo’s, with extensive experience in the world of corporate social responsibility.

Towers Watson ‘goes green’ for partnership launch

February 2015

Professional services company Towers Watson turned its offices green for the day, to launch an exciting new partnership with Barnardo’s.

A decade of 'Store Wars' celebrated

January 2015

It has been over a decade since the ‘Store Wars’ fundraising product was first dreamt-up in the Barnardo’s offices. Since then, dozens of teams from some of the world’s most influential companies have battled it out in our charity shop competition, raising thousands of pounds for the UK’s most vulnerable children in the process.

Five John Lewis festive fundraising activities

December 2014

Everyone at Barnardo’s was thrilled-to-bits when well-loved retailer John Lewis partnered with us earlier this year.

Our top 5 Christmas fundraisers

November 2014

If recent trends in charity fundraising are anything to go by, then it is safe to assume that mass participation events, both on and offline, are here to stay.

Support us and get a £5 Argos voucher!

October 2014

Barnardo’s is delighted to be teaming up with Argos for the 2014 Toy Exchange.

Top four new mass participation charity fundraising events

September 2014

Mass participation fundraising events unite staff with their local communities for a worthy cause. We profile four new ones which feature in a list of the top 20 from 2013.

Five top charity corporate cause-related marketing campaigns

July 2014

When businesses and charities come together to market a product, the benefits can be mutual. Research shows that 91% of people worldwide would switch brands to one associated with a good cause. We profile five cause-related marketing campaign successes and look at what Barnardo’s is doing in this area.

It pays to focus on play

March 2014

Barnardo’s and the Argos Toy Exchange – And three other successful charity-corporate partnerships based on the importance of play.

Morrisons and Save the Children: changing policy to engage staff in Charity fundraising

January 2014

By the end of their three year Partnership, Morrisons and Save the Children expect to have raised around £6.8 million for disadvantaged families in the UK. David Hewitt, Communities Manager at the retailer, thinks the key to the award-winning Partnership’s success is understanding, longevity and communication.

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