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Text-to-donate still a huge rip off [updated]

You’d have thought that as we are almost entering the year 2011, the UK mobile industry would have collectively got it’s act together regarding text donations. Alas no. This ad is currently running on Southwest Trains and is aiming to raise money for ‘Our Heroes’ — that is, the British Forces Foundation serving wounded troops. […]

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MIR Christmas Presents: £2059.96 raised!

The draw is now closed, the money counted and all I can say is wow! We didn’t just beat our £1500 target, we shot past it.  In total Mobile Industry Review readers have donated £2059.96 to NSPCC Childline and the UN Foundation in a mix of £, € and $ – this is equivalent to […]

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Last day, last chance! Extra bonus prize.

It’s the last day of our Christmas Presents campaign in aid of NSPCC Childline and the UN Foundation… So far we’ve had a fantastic £1300 donated – today we need £200 donated to make our target! So if you or your firm hasn’t donated yet, please do here. Remember for every £5 / $10 donated […]

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Skypephone S2 added to prizes

Thanks to all today’s donors – we’ve just hit £900… still some way to go to our £1500 target though so please head over here and donate to these two worthy causes! …and if you needed any more incentive than the ton of prizes we already have and that warm feeling of doing something nice, […]

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New Prize: Vodafone Dell Mini Inspiron Netbook

LATEST UPDATE: £800 donated so far – that’s enough for 16 children, traumatised by abuse, to spend one hour with a social worker rebuilding their trust in adults.  Please help us reach our target of £1500 by 10th December! The awsome people from Vodafone’s ‘Find Live Guy‘ campaign have added another prize to the excellent […]

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Esendex are doing their bit

LATEST UPDATE: £600 donated so far – that’s enough for 60 one-to-one online counseling sessions for children distressed by abuse to ask for help for the first time.  Please help us reach our target of £1500 by 10th December! So far the ‘Christmas Presents’ campaign to raise money for Childline and the UN Foundation has […]

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MIR readers ROCK! (and win free prizes)

Thanks to all who’ve donated to the Mobile Industry Review ‘Christmas Presents’ campaign to-date.  Particularly recent donors Mike Butler, Jamie Klinger, Kara Hoisington and Jo Jensen. I’ve just come back to my desk to find £100 has been donated so-far today… That’s enough funding for an NSPCC ChildLine worker to answer calls for 5 hours, […]

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Christmas Prize Draw is back!

After a short break earlier in the week the prize draw is back and now provides direct dual US and UK currency donations to the 2 good causes. Donate £5 / $10 (or more!) to get chances to win a great selection of prizes. Please make a donation, help these excellent causes and enjoy some […]

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Win cool stuff and support 2 great charities!

We’ve stashed away some of our best prizes and will be giving them away in charity prize draw on the 10th December so it reaches you in time for Christmas!

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Pudsey needs your mobiles

This year’s BBC Children in Need, needs your old mobile phones. By donating your unwanted handsets, MP3 players or PDAs the well known recycling company Regenersis will donate up to £80 per item to this much deserved charity appeal. The company has almost raised over £1,000,000 for Children in Need through such campaigns over the […]

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Scally Rally update – Mike’s more than half way there

Do you remember Mike Taylor, Head of Media and Entertainment mobile aggregator, WIN Plc, is racing a banger (“really old car”) across Europe, representing the mobile industry as he goes? (Here’s our original coverage). Well they’re more than half way toward their fundraising target of 5,000 pounds. The proceeds are for a UK adoption charity […]