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Social foodie site GiveADinnerParty to raise funds for charity

first_imgSocial foodie site GiveADinnerParty to raise funds for charity  53 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: fundraising events Diners and food-lovers can now indulge their passion for food, raise funds for charity, and connect with their local community via online platform GiveADinnerParty.com.The service is designed to make it easy to meet new, like-minded people who live close-by, by hosting or attend a food-based event in their local area. It could be a dinner party, breakfast, a barbecue, or it could be drinks and nibbles, afternoon tea or even a picnic in the park.All food events are listed on the site and searchable. Members can buy tickets and chose which charity they would like to benefit from their participation in the event.How much to charity?GiveADinnerParty.com has already signed up 50 UK charities to benefit from the events, including Oxfam, British Heart Foundation, Macmillan Cancer Support, Mind and Save the Children.The company says that “a minimum of 50% of the cost of each ticket sold goes to charity”.Although the site is mainly targeting Londoners for the initial launch, events can be hosted anywhere in the UK.The platform aims for transparency and personal safety, with all parties encouraged to leave reviews for one another.Mark Viegas, Founder of GiveADinnerParty.com said:“Inspired by our own experiences when moving to a new area, we created Giveadinnerparty.com as a fun solution for those looking to expand their friendship base. Through the age-old method of meal sharing, we’re looking to bring back the basic principles of community. After making sure everything is safe and secure for our users, we look forward to seeing people sign up to host events and make memories.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 23 September 2016 | News Registered users can search for a relevant event by date, location, languages spoken, interests and other choices. There is no charge to sign up.  54 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 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.last_img read more