JustGiving shares its Virgin London Marathon 2012 statistics

first_imgSource: Uploaded by user via Howard on Pinterest AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis With two days to go until the 2012 Virgin London Marathon, online giving site JustGiving has dug into its data to explore how individuals are using it to fundraise for the biggest fundraising event of the year. Over the past 10 years people have used the site to raise £140,271,076 at London Marathons. All figures were correct as of yesterday.Average donations Source: blog.justgiving.com via Howard on Pinterest Advertisement The average donation for this year’s event is £32.28 (not including Gift Aid)Over 274,000 people have donated to 2012 marathon runners so far.The most popular month for making pages was January 2012 with 23% of pages created that month.The five most generous supporters of JustGiving marathon runners amongst London’s 27 boroughs (Wandsworth, Lambeth, Westminster, Hackey and Barnet) account for more than 40% of all donations made. Based on 2011 figures, the best day to start fundraising was 12 December: those who started fundraising on that date in 2010 raised an average of £1,800.Up to 20% of donations come in after the event – so runners should expect to keep reminding their friends and supporters.JustGiving staff “always see a spike in donations the week before a big event”, so runners should mention their fundraising page to their contacts again in the last few days before the event.  64 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In 2012 60% of runners using JustGiving are male and 40% of runners are female; whereas in 2011 58% were male and 42% femaleMale runners raise about £24 more on average than female runners66% of runners are 40 years old or youngerThe most successful fundraising runners are aged 51-55 and raise £114 more than the average runner 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. Tagged with: Events infographic Justgiving London marathon Research / statistics London Marathon 2012 in two infographicsAnd now here is some of that information and more in infographic form: Lessons for fundraisers Here is the data on the London boroughs’ residents’ generosity: Howard Lake | 19 April 2012 | News JustGiving shares its Virgin London Marathon 2012 statistics Who runs and raises the mostlast_img read more

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Brisbane couple sell dream home after an offer too good to refuse

first_imgThe wine cellar at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.Ms Renouf said the area had been experiencing some strong buying and selling activity.The house next door at 24 Voyagers Court is on the market for $3.5 million and another property around the corner at number 23-25 also for sale for $3.49 million.Follow Liz Tilley on Twitter @liztilley84 One of the bathrooms at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.The house is on an 847 sqm block, which is east-west facing, but the house was designed to accommodate the views to the north.Mr Bolger said his wife played a large role in designing and decorating the home, down to having the cushions made individually to suit the personalised decor.The couple also own a number of one-off pieces of furniture. Inside 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland. The outlook from 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.Mr Bolger said he had poured “blood, sweat and tears” into the home, which is being entered in the HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoThe home was completely custom designed for the Bolgers, with the highest quality features and modern conveniences.It features a gym, spa, pool, built-in wine cellar and theatre room. Aerial view of 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.The Bolgers bought the original property for $1.4 million in April 2015.The existing Tudor house on the site was removed and the 1900 sqm block was split in two to make way for two new homes.Jade Hale and Karen Renouf of LJ Hooker Cleveland negotiated the offmarket sale of 22 Voyagers Court. The theatre room at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.Most of the furniture will be sold with the house. High-end homes selling fast in this suburb Record breaking house sale Reform pressure as market hits $7.1t “I’m just grabbing my smalls and I’m out of there,” Mr Bolger joked.“(The buyer) wants the lot.” This property at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay, has sold for $4.08 million. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.Mr Bolger, who owns CastleGlenn Homes, said he initially told the buyer the home wasn’t for sale.“We’ve only been in it for two months — if that,” he said.“The guy came along and said ‘look, I’ll give you this’ and I said ‘well that’s too good to knock back’.“I’d be silly not to take it.” One of the bedrooms at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.The house was sold within three days but Mr Bolger negotiated a 90 day settlement so he and his wife could at least enjoy the fruits of their labour for a few months.The $4.08 million transaction marks the biggest sale of a home on less than 1000 sqm in the Raby Bay and Cleveland area. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE This home at 22 Voyagers Ct, Raby Bay, has sold for $4.08m. Picture supplied by LJ Hooker Cleveland.A BRISBANE couple will leave their dream home with little more than their clothing after reluctantly selling their brand new house — and everything in it — in an offmarket deal worth more than $4 million.Owner-builder Glenn Bolger and his wife Toni had barely finished building their amazing property at 22 Voyagers Court, Raby Bay, when a local resident in the area made them an offer too good to refuse.last_img read more

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