Why Amazon Is Smiling and Charities May Be Losing

Amazon recently launched a new initiative, just in time for the holidays, called AmazonSmile where a percentage of what you purchase can go to a charity of your choice. Awesome for charities right? Wrong. Because people aren’t actually giving anything to charity. Amazon is. But consumers still get that good feeling as if they did […]

Frankston animal lover calls to ban ceremonial balloon releases

ANIMAL lover Amy Motherwell is on a mission to have ceremonial balloon releases banned. The Frankston resident has launched a petition in support of her campaign. She has already collected more than 1500 signatures and plans to present the document to Flinders federal Liberal MP Greg Hunt. “Even if the petition is not successful in […]

Rentaballoonrace.com flies to a school in Australia

For Immediate Release: Friday 6th March 2015 Bolton based Rentaballoonrace Limited has landed its first contract for a virtual balloon race in Western Australia. Albany Primary School and Autism Support Network Albany (ASNA) have signed up Rentaballoonrace.com to help them fundraise lots of money for school projects and World Autism Week which starts on the […]

PTA Plus Newsletter

Rentaballoon race will be featured in the April edition of the PTA Plus newsletter. In their regular feature “Fundraising Focus”  Rentaballoonrace gets top spot. We will of course share the link once we have it but to whet your appetite here’s a sneak peak at the article: […]

Social Media Only Virtual Balloon Race Grosses £20,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust (CFT) is the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis, and those who care for them. Cystic fibrosis is a life-shortening inherited disease, affecting over 10,000 people in the UK. You can’t catch or develop cystic fibrosis, it’s something you’re born with and […]

St Ignatius School Virtual Balloon Race

We’re delighted to announce St Ignatius Catholic School in St Helier, New Zealand have picked a virtual balloon race from Rentaballoonrace.com for their next fund raising effort. St Ignatius Catholic Primary School is situated in the tranquil seaside suburb of St Heliers Bay, an established residential area close to Auckland’s central business district. The original […]