Volunteer bureaux rebranded as volunteer centres

first_img  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 May 2004 | News 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. Volunteer bureaux rebranded as volunteer centres Tagged with: Individual giving Volunteering AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Over 200 of Volunteering England’s local volunteer recruitment bureaux will rebrand tomorrow as ‘volunteer centres’ and take the brand identity of the new national volunteering body.The rebranding comes at the beginning of Volunteers’ Week, run for the first time by Volunteering England, which came into being after mergers on 1 April 2004. It follows concern that the various naming styles for local bureaux caused confusion and a lack of awareness about their services amongst the public.The rebranding was funded by a grant of £365,000 from the Home Office’s Active Communities Unit. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Postal Rate increases announced

first_imgProductLetters (1 oz.)Letters additional ouncesLetters (metered 1 oz.)Outbound International Letters (1 oz.)Domestic PostcardsCurrent50 cents21 cents47 cents$1.1535 centsProposed55 cents15 cents50 cents$1.1535 cents First-Class Package Service, a lightweight expedited offering used primarily by businesses for fulfillment purposes, will move to zone-based pricing to better align with the cost of service and improve value based on distance.The Postal Service has some of the lowest letter mail postage rates in the industrialized world and also continues to offer great value in shipping. Unlike some other shippers, the Postal Service does not add surcharges for fuel, residential delivery, or regular Saturday or holiday season delivery.The PRC will review the prices before they are scheduled to take effect Jan. 27, 2019. The complete Postal Service price filings with the new prices for all products can be found on the PRC site under the Daily Listings section. (see listing for Oct. 10) For the Mailing Services filing see Docket No. R2019-1. For the Shipping Services filing see Docket No. CP2019-3. The price change tables are also available on the Postal Service website.The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products, and services to fund its operations. ProductSmall Flat Rate BoxMedium Flat Rate BoxLarge Flat Rate BoxAPO/FPO Large Flat Rate BoxRegular Flat Rate EnvelopeLegal Flat Rate EnvelopePadded Flat Rate EnvelopeCurrent$7.20$13.65$18.90$17.40$6.70$7.00$7.25Proposed$7.90$14.35$19.95$18.45$7.35$7.65$8.00 Batesville, In. —  The United States Postal Service has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019.The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 2.5 percent. Shipping Services price increases vary by product. For example, Priority Mail Express will increase 3.9 percent and Priority Mail will increase 5.9 percent. Although Mailing Services price increases are based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), Shipping Services prices are primarily adjusted according to market conditions. The Governors believe these new rates will keep the Postal Service competitive while providing the agency with needed revenue.If favorably reviewed by the PRC, the new prices will include a 5-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, from 50 cents to 55 cents. The single-piece additional ounce price will be reduced to 15 cents, so a 2-ounce stamped letter, such as a typical wedding invitation, will cost less to mail, decreasing from 71 cents to 70 cents.The proposed Mailing Services price changes include: The proposed domestic Priority Mail Retail Flat Rate price changes are:last_img read more

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