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Until Fri August 2nd: your donation matched for IiME UK Rituximab trial

Discussion in 'Fundraising' started by Sasha, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Donations matched up to total of £1,000:

    http://www.justgiving.com/onedayonepound

    This usually goes to their general fund but for this week it's for the Rituximab trial - so ignore their total raised, that includes everything they've raised over the last couple of years.

    Donate any amount, not just £1! E.g. you donate £20, another £20 is donated by the matcher.

    Thanks, that generous matching person! :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Wow, money's pouring in - £194 + a mystery sum already - just in a few hours! :)
     
  3. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! :angel:
     
  4. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! :alien:
     
  5. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! :nerd:
     
  6. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! :cool:

    Wish I'd made a note of what that fundraising page total was before they started this matching week - but I think it started around £2,600 or so and they've got about £300 in the matching period so far so another £700 to go before the matching funds are used up - let's get donating!
     
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    Sasha Fine, thank you

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  8. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! Donate! :alien:
     
  9. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump!

    Only two and a half days to go - still about £650ish, I think, left in matching funds - good time to donate and double your money!

    :angel:
     
  10. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump! Matching period finishes tomorrow so double your money now!
     
  11. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Wow, big surge - someone just dropped £300 on this! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Several smaller donations (well, anything's smaller by that standard!) have also jacked up the total.

    On one of the FB pages about this it says, 'The matching period has raised £930.25 so far, £319.75 left to go over the next two days if we are to reach the matching total' but I think that includes gift aid - so they've raised around £750 with about £250 in matching funds still available, I think. Could be wrong. Anyway, clearly there's more in the pot, so donate and double your money!
     
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  12. Kate_UK

    Kate_UK Senior Member

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    Every little makes a difference, if everyone with ME in the UK gave a pound we'd be there in no time.
     
  13. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Couldn't agree more - if everyone with ME in the UK gave two pounds, that trial would already be fully funded!

    I think giving £1 is a very powerful thing to do. I think most people's careers in fundraising and advocacy start with a small action and build up and that there's a huge psychological gulf to cross in taking even a small first step. Those £1 donations represent something very big.
     
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  14. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Last day! Donate now to get your donation matched - double your money! :thumbsup:
     
  15. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bump!

    More donations rolling in, last day - I reckon they've got somewhere in the region of £100-£150 matching funds left (really wish I'd noted the total on that page before they started this matching week with the matching £1,000 available!).

    Donate, Brits! Your country needs you! And overseas donations also welcome, naturally. :cool:
     
  16. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    FB message from Paul Kayes an hour ago:

    Okay lovely people it's the last day of the matching donation period for the U.K. Rituximab Trial - £1133.25 has been donated so far leaving a balance of just £116.75 so to avoid disappointment please donate soon.​
     
  17. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Congratulations to everyone who donated during this matching period - the matching donor just coughed up the £1,000 matching money - how extremely generous!

    http://www.justgiving.com/onedayonepound
     
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