Fire

Fundraising special.

As an organisation the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Record levels of fundraising have resulted in record numbers of beneficiaries being assisted, and much of the credit for this lies with the thousands of dedicated volunteers who tirelessly fundraise for the charity As regular readers of Firemark will already be aware, the charity have ambitions to assist even more beneficiaries in the near future, and indeed extend the services portfolio on offer to beneficiaries in need. To ensure the funding is in place to make this happen, the charity now has a team of dedicated fundraisers, who are there to offer as much support as possible to all of the charity's volunteers. In this article, we learn a little bit more about the importance of their roles in the overall evolution of the charity's fundraising efforts.

'Supporting the Supporters'

The charity sector has grown immensely since the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund was formed in 1944. In the past half century, thousands of new and worthy causes have been brought to the public's attention, and indeed currently there are approximately 200,000 registered charities within the UK In effect. …

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