FUNDRAISING NEWS: Charities given free cinema advertising

Two small charities, MediCinema and The Children's Hospice Association in Scotland, will mount a major nationwide fundraising campaign this year with the help of cinema advertising giant Pearl & Dean.

The company is marking its 50th anniversary by donating free screen time to two specially filmed cinema ads featuring Ewan McGregor, who is patron of both charities. Cinema-goers will be invited to make a donation at collection boxes in the foyer. The ads will be screened in UGC and Warner Village cinemas across the country from Friday 28 March. Badges playing the Pearl & Dean signature tune and T-shirts will also be sold in aid of the charities.

The Children's Hospice Association Scotland is responsible for the running of Rachel House, the only children's hospice in Scotland, and hopes to raise enough money to build a facility near Loch Lomond. MediCinema raises money to set up cinemas in hospitals and provide free screenings for patients.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Latest Jobs

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Markel

Expert Hub

Insurance advice from Markel

Cyber and data security - how prepared is your charity?

With a 35 per cent rise in instances of data breaches in Q2 and Q3 last year, charities must take cyber security seriously

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now