first_imgLovely idea #givefive – mine goes to @arthritis_care ! https://t.co/tCzZ1OLf6b— Judi Rhys MBE (@judirhys) September 17, 2016 It rapidly found favour, and has been shared and adopted by both individuals and charities.Several hashtags are being used to help the simple idea spread, including:#fivergiver#firstfiver#givefive So many amazing #Devon charities working in local communities – which one will donate your #firstfiver to? #givefive https://t.co/FJMncnakgg— DeVA (@Devon_VA) September 17, 2016 Be a #firstfiver champ and donate your first plastic fiver to @wheelpower https://t.co/YbRNTt3M5t pic.twitter.com/Sz9HuhMSGs— WheelPower (@wheelpower) September 17, 2016 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis152 Charities are asking the public to donate the first of the new design £5 notes that they receive. The new design of the £5 note, featuring Sir Winston Churchill and printed for the first time on polymer, was introduced into circulation this week.Corporate fundraising specialist John Thompson introduced the idea last night on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hughperry/status/777228415825051649 Tagged with: Bank of England Individual giving Money Supporters pledge to be a #fivergiver with the new £5 notecenter_img  171 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis152 I’m in. Already got my #firstfiver so now it’s on it’s way to @MindCharity #givefive #firstfiver https://t.co/myfo5tg6uf— Steph Taylor (@therealstephl) September 17, 2016 Other new notes?There is still time to try out this idea to boost support for your charity.Equally, it has probably made you wonder about the next new design notes to be issued on polymer. So, here are the next opportunities from Bank of England notes. And don’t forget there are other banknote issuers in the UK.The new polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen will enter circulation in Summer 2017.The new polymer £20 note featuring JMW Turner will enter circulation by 2020. We have a game for you! When you get your first new £5 note, donate it here https://t.co/ZeBs0JbODc #firstfiver pic.twitter.com/I5XzFnXyps— African Promise (@africanpromise) September 17, 2016 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.  170 total views,  1 views today Howard Lake | 17 September 2016 | Newslast_img read more