Goal voluntary income shows big increase in 2014

first_img Tagged with: Finance Ireland Research / statistics Howard Lake | 20 October 2016 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  48 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Goal voluntary income shows big increase in 2014  47 total views,  1 views today Irish development charity Goal, which is embroiled in controversy over its financial support from the US and Irish governments, saw its voluntary income increase in 2014 by 23% to €5.4 million, according to its latest accounts.Goal’s total income stood at €127 million in 2014, with significant support from governments and the EU. Income has nearly doubled in a few years as the charity has expanded its services throughout the world and, in particular, in Syria.Bequest and trust income was also boosted significantly in 2014, rising to €1.6 million. The fundraising highlights for the charity were over €600,000 raised through direct marketing, community events and a strong corporate appeal to Ireland’s Top 50 companies in response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa.The charity’s traditional events, GOAL Mile and GOAL Jersey Day raised €182,000 and €178,000 respectively. GOAL USA Gala Ball also raised $100,000 (€87,000) but the charity recently announced that the US office is closing. Goal’s chief executive in Ireland has also stepped down.Goal’s fundraising income has declined in real terms and as a percentage of overall income over the years. In 2010 voluntary income was €13,073,875 when total income was around €75 million.last_img read more

Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan & Gregg Edelman Set for B’way-Bound First Wives Club

first_img Cullen will play Morty. A Canadian voice actor and comedian, he is best known for his work on Almost Naked Animals, Seven Little Monsters and Best Ed. McGowan is set to take on the role of Bill. He has been seen on the Great White Way in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Ragtime, Grease, The Apple Tree and The Producers. Edelman will play Aaron. Tony nominated for Into the Woods, 1776, Anna Karenina and City of Angels, his most recent Broadway credits include The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Tale of Two Cities and Wonderful Town. Rounding out the company will be Cameron Clifford, Ethan Khusidman, Patrick Richwood, Lindsey Alley, Jim Borstelmann, Terron Brooks, Patch David, Michelle Duffy, Emilee Dupré, Rachel Fairbanks, Aaron Gordon, Tessa Grady, Dan Horn, Patrick Oliver Jones, Amy Hillner Larsen, Tara Macri, Paul Nygro, Jeffrey Pew, Rebecca Poff, Brett Thiele, Kara Tremel, Morgan Weed and Alison Woods. H.B. Barnum has joined the First Wives Club creative team as arranger and orchestrator while Kenny Seymour will serve as musical director. The first wives now have their first husbands! Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan and Gregg Edelman have been tapped for the Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club. The production, starring the previously announced Tony winner Faith Prince, Christine Sherrill and Carmen Cusack, will begin previews on February 17 and play through March 29. Directed by Simon Phillips and choreographed by David Connolly, the tuner has a book by Linda Bloodworth Thomason and songs by Motown’s Holland-Dozier-Holland. Opening night is scheduled for March 11. First Wives Club is based on both the hit 1996 film and the original best-selling novel by Olivia Goldsmith, and adapted from an earlier version of the musical by Rupert Holmes, with additional material by Phillips. Three former college friends reunite to find that they have more in common than their alma mater. Ditched by their respective husbands for younger women, they band together to settle scores with the men who did them wrong. First Wives Club will feature new songs and classic hits like “Reach Out…I’ll Be There,” “Stop in the Name of Love” and “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch). View Commentslast_img read more