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ICS and international development news, views and debate.

We're always looking for new content, whether it's an article raising awareness, a report on a recent campaign or a blog from an ICS volunteer. Take a look at our ICS blog template and send your submissions to blogs@volunteerics.org. Get involved!

24 February 2017
Louise Rafferty
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Happy Fundraising Friday everyone! With the abundance of charity requests and events out there it can be hard to make your fundraising stand out.

18 February 2017
Johnny Murwill
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Whatever stage you’re at with your fundraising, it can be really easy to focus simply on hitting your target by your deadline - and that’s it. While this is obviously really important, fundraising can also be a great opp

27 January 2017
Olivia Brett
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What we can’t emphasise strongly enough when starting your fundraising is the importance of taking advantage of who you know; contacts who can help organise you activities, increase your guest list or promote your event.

13 January 2017
Louise Rafferty
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Happy First Fundraising Friday of 2017! After the festive blow out it’s pretty common for everyone to be feeling the financial pinch in January. However, fundraising is still 100% possible at this time of year!

16 December 2016
Peri MacRae
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Hi guys! Happy Fundraising Friday everyone, it’s blog time again and this week we’re having a look into networks.

2 December 2016
Josie Martin
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Happy Fundraising Friday y'all! It's that time again, you lucky things. This week we've got some creative and classic fundraising, so on with the show!

18 November 2016
Josie Martin
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Hey Fundraising Fans! Today we wanted to talk you through how to stay positive while fundraising.

4 November 2016
Josie Martin
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Well hello there Fundraising Fans! This week we’ve got some great social media tips from a VSO ICS Team Leader, and a Y Care International ICS volunteer who predicted that psychics could be the way to raise some funds!

25 October 2016
Justin Bayor, Youth Programmes Manager
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Three cycles of volunteers working in the same community teamed up to raise money and help repair a community well, enabling up to 500 local residents access clean water. 

21 October 2016
Olivia Brett
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Hello lovely fundraisers!
We’re mixing it up in the ICS office this week and bringing you our first themed blog. So, what better way to start than with Planning.

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