Oxfam Ireland raises ‚€13.7 million

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Oxfam Ireland raises ‚€13.7 million As part of Oxfam’s campaigning work, it promotes the fairtrade concept. It operates 43 retail shops and a handful of dedicated fairtrade outlets. The Oxfam shops made a profit of just over ‚€1 million.”They have been doing fantastically well, with double digit sales growth, said Scott. He added that Oxfam was constantly trying to innovate. Oxfam Vintage, the range of specially selected vintage clothing, has attracted many more younger customers to the shops.Staff costs for Oxfam’s 52 employees were ‚€1.57 million. Fundraising costs for 2006 were ‚€5.76 million. The relief agency had net funds of ‚€2.687million at the end of April 2006. 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. Oxfam Ireland’s accounts show that the third world charity raised ‚€13.7 million to the year ended April 2006. While the overall figure is down on the total of ‚€14.4 million for the previous year, Oxfam’s fundraising activities have posted increased figures.Dr Brian Scott, chief executive of Oxfam Ireland, said it had been a year of continued growth with an increase across all three sources of funding. Government grant aid was down on 2005 but this can be accounted for by the timing of receipts.Trading income, mostly shops, was ‚€5.8 million while income from donations, gifts and corporate appeals was ‚€4.9 million. Advertisementcenter_img Howard Lake | 20 February 2007 | News Tagged with: Ireland  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Financial Institutions Address Tornado Damage

first_img Financial Institutions Address Tornado Damage Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Sign up for DS News Daily The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions have issued a statement regarding the recent tornadoes in Tennessee.”[The agencies] recognize the serious impact of tornadoes in Tennessee on the customers and operations of many financial institutions and will provide appropriate regulatory assistance to affected institutions subject to their supervision,” a release stated. “The agencies encourage institutions operating in the affected areas to meet the financial services needs of their communities.”CoreLogic’s Tornado Path Map revealed that approximately 250 square miles were affected by the damaging effects of the tornadoes. The current estimate of damaged residential and commercial properties from the 50 mile-long Tennessee tornadic event, extending well beyond the Nashville metro area, is as shown in the table below. CoreLogic expects the total damage to property from this event to exceed $1 billion.AP News reports that much the storm tore through Nashville areas transformed by a recent building boom, including Germantown and East Nashville. There has been 16 deaths reported in Putnam County, three in Wilson County, two in Davidson County, which includes Nashville, and one in Benton County.According to the statement, financial institutions should work constructively with borrowers in communities affected by tornadoes in Tennessee.”Prudent efforts to adjust or alter terms on existing loans in affected areas should not be subject to examiner criticism,” the statement said. “In supervising institutions affected by tornadoes in Tennessee, the agencies will consider the unusual circumstances these institutions face. The agencies recognize that efforts to work with borrowers in communities under stress can be consistent with safe-and-sound practices as well as in the public interest.”Additionally, for investors, institutions should monitor municipal securities and loans affected by tornadoes in Tennessee. Appropriate monitoring and prudent efforts to stabilize such investments are encouraged. Previous: Mortgage Leaders Form COVID-19 Industry Task Force Next: Casting a Net for Cybersecurity The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Share Save Tagged with: Tennessee Tornadoes Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, Loss Mitigation, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agocenter_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago March 13, 2020 2,191 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Financial Institutions Address Tornado Damage Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tennessee Tornadoes 2020-03-13 Seth Welborn Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn  Print This Postlast_img read more

Proctors punish OUCA after racism scandal

first_imgThe proctors have announced that the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) will no longer hold the right to use the University’s name in its title and will not be allowed a stall at this year’s Fresher’s Fair.The decision to remove these privileges comes as a response to allegations that members of the organisation encouraged and partook in the telling of racist jokes at hustings last term.OUCA was the focus of national media attention after the events were reported in Cherwell. The members involved in the controversy have since resigned from the Association.Anthony Bouthall, President at the time, defended the organisation after the scandal. “I cannot reiterate strongly enough that OUCA has no place for racism, and abhors and rejects all racial prejudice,” he said.Ben Lyons, co-chair of the Oxford University Labour Club, welcomed the decision. “We could have the Oxford University Thatcher Appreciation Society or the Oxford University Let’s-Pretend-We’re-Victorian Club but there’s no place for the Oxford University Bigots.”In a statement released by the press office the University emphasised its commitment to equality and good race relations, pointing out that the events in question “do not reflect the way the overwhelming majority of our students think or behave,” adding, “The University strongly condemns any form of racism and discrimination.”last_img read more