Big Give Christmas Challenge wins celebrity support & raises over £4m in first day

first_img[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mfqXJiUSek[/youtube]  124 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 Big Give Christmas Challenge wins celebrity support & raises over £4m in first day Some celebrities, such as David Tennant, Professor Green and Davina McCall, have released videos in support of charities taking part in the campaign, with #ChristmasChallenge18 trending on Twitter during most of Tuesday afternoon thanks to many celebrities sharing the campaign through social media. This year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge has attracted unprecedented levels of celebrity support and raised almost £4.5m in its first day.Launched on Giving Tuesday (27 November), more than 30 celebrities have so far backed the campaign, including Stephen Fry, Professor Green, Jon Snow, Kirstie Allsopp and Ben Elton, while 589 charities are participating in it this year. The Big Give also won the support of Channel 4 Newsreader, Jon Snow, and Irish rockband, Kodaline, who helped promote the Christmas Challenge through providing the voice and music for its campaign video, which has been shared widely on social media. Melanie May | 28 November 2018 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 Tagged with: Celebrity christmas The Big Give Comedian Miranda Hart tweeted her support for young person’s charity, Resurgo Trust, while vlogger Tanya Burr, encouraged her followers to support Boundless Theatre, and Arlene Phillips asked the public to support Candoco Dance Company; the group of disabled and non-disabled dancers, which performed on Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday evening. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=A3EKICYwuHg[/youtube] The Big Give Christmas Challenge runs until midday on 4 December, with donations to participating charities given through the Big Give site eligible to be matched until then.  123 total views,  1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Batesville’s Large Trash Collection Day Sept. 6

first_imgBATESVILLE – Residents with Rumpke Service may want to mark their calendar for September 6, the next large trash collection date.The one-day event begins at 5:00 a.m. Citizens are encouraged to set their disposable items out the evening before to ensure that items are not missed.The large trash pickup is ideal for material too large to fit in a trash can or weighs greater than 75 pounds.Acceptable Items Include:old clothingfurniture, bedsprings, mattresses, etc.old rugs, carpet pieces rubber hoseappliances (as in washers, driers, etc.)wood (bundled 4 feet long or shorter, 75 lbs. maximum)insulationall cans or buckets, totally cleaned and drypaint cans (must be dried paint)Unacceptable Items Include:No electronic devices containing mercury (as in TV’s, computers, microwaves, cell phones, etc.)No building and construction materials (bricks, etc.)No remodeling materials (interior/exterior)No landscape materialsNo car body parts including wheels and tiresNo steel or metal framingNo tree limbs, grass clippings or leavesRefrigerators, AC units, and freezers are required to have a sticker on them showing that the CFC’s was removed by a certified person. This includes units without the compressors in them. If there is no sticker, your unit will be rejected.TV’s, computers (& monitors), microwaves, VCR’s, and all other electronics can be dropped off at Batesville’s Waste Water Treatment Plant, 25019 Underpass Road, Monday-Friday, 8 am – 3 pm. Please register at the office prior to unloading.last_img read more