Fundraising news, ideas and inspiration for professional charity fundraisers

Charities that creatively hijacked May the Fourth #StarWarsDay

Charities that creatively hijacked May the Fourth #StarWarsDay

Today is 4th May, or May the Fourth, otherwise known as #StarWarsDay. The joke is a little old, but here are some fresh takes from charities today on making the most of this date on social media.

1. RNLI

 

2. WaterAid UK

 

3. The Running Charity

 

4. SolarAid

 

5. Rainbow House

6. Keech Hospice Care

 

7. Star Wars: Force for Change

 

8. Julia’s House

9. Macmillan Cancer Support

 

10. Dogs Trust

 

11. Phoenix Dance Theatre

 

12. The Children’s Society

 

13. Terrence Higgins Trust

 

14. RNIB

 

15. Age UK

 

16. YHA

 

17. Anthony Nolan

 

18. Gurkha Welfare Trust

 

More #MayThe4thBeWithYou fundraising

 

And don’t forget David Burgess at The Management Centre teased out some lessons for fundraisers from Star Wars in a guest blog post on UK Fundraising:

 

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.

Get free email updates

Keep up to date with fundraising news, ideas and inspiration with a weekly or daily email. [Privacy]

* We do not share your email or personal details.
" />