Penny Appeal announces new Campaigns Director
2nd December, 2011
UK-based charity Penny Appeal is delighted to name Furqan Naeem as its Campaigns Director. This is a new position within the charity, and underscores Penny Appeal's ambitious plans for the coming year.
Furquan (24), from Manchester, will join Penny Appeal on a part-time basis as he continues his post-grad studies at Bradford University, where he is working towards a Master's Degree in Pharmacy. No stranger to charity work, Furqan has volunteered on behalf of several humanitarian charities, recently visiting the famine stricken areas on Somalia. He is also Chair of Manchester Young Labour.
Furqan commented: "I am delighted to be joining the Penny Appeal team as Campaigns Director. I hope that I can bring across my experiences to benefit this growing charity in order to help alleviate poverty in third world countries as well as focusing on UK-based projects to improve the plight of vulnerable members of our communities.
"Although NGOs face a big challenge with so much conflict and so many disasters around us, the British public are amongst the most generous when it comes to giving aid and I will work closely with different communities around the UK to ensure that aid reaches the needy.
"Over the coming year we will focus on community-based projects, working with local organisations to raise awareness of issues at home and abroad. I look forward to developing the role in line with my expertise and experiences as well as to picking up new skills through working with an enthusiastic team."
Welcoming Furqan to the team, Penny Appeal Chairman, Adeem Younis, commented: "This appointment is a real coup for Penny Appeal and we are sure that Furqan's skill set will herald an exciting new phase for the charity. He brings valuable experience to the team and we are delighted that he will be sharing his talents with us."
Ways of Donating
Donate OnlineClick here to donate online.
To make a donation over the phone using your debit/credit card, please call us directly on:
0800 73 101 54
Free to call from Landlines
03000 11 11 11
Free from mobiles as part of inclusive minutes package.
INTERNATIONAL: +44 1924 231 088
To make a donation directly via bank transfer, please use the account details below:
BANK NAME: HSBC
SORT CODE: 40-45-11
ACCOUNT NO: 42102331
Please label your donations clearly with your name and any particular cause you would like your donation to be used for and please notify us when you have made your donation by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll send you a receipt.
Cheques by Post
PLEASE MAKE CHEQUES PAYABLE TO:
SEND CHEQUES TO:
Penny Appeal FREEPOST
40 Wood Street
Please write any specific directions on the back of the cheque.