FUNDRAISING NEWS: Hat week planned to raise money for Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Relief and the British Hat Guild are launching the UK's first "Week of Hats

this summer.

The week from 1 June aims to raise funds for Macmillan and boost the British hat industry while increasing the profile of the guild.

The Week of Hats will include a Wear a Hat to Work Day, and events such as Liberty's Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Certain milliners and retailers will also donate 10 per cent of their hat sales to Macmillan.

The partnership was organised by Macmillan's groups and associations department. the department specialises in building long-term partnerships with membership organisations and working out mutually beneficial strategies, distinct from those built up with corporate partners.

It usually approaches potential partners with a proposal, and both parties develop a strategy. In this case, however, the guild approached Macmillan.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in
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

Managing risk at outdoor events

Managing risk at outdoor events

Partner Content: Presented By Markel

Voluntary and community events are increasingly popular, especially around this time of year.

Third Sector Logo

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

Register now