Since its formation in 1977, the Market Research Benevolent Association has supported thousands of researchers, and their families, through times of financial distress. The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic means this support is more important than ever and like many small charities, fundraising and donations are critical.

Every year the MRBA run an online fundraising auction and this year they’re taking inspiration from the International Day of Happiness on 20 March. In these turbulent times, they’re hoping the auction will generate more than pennies and pounds and will help to lift spirits, spread joy and bring smiles to recipients’ faces!

They are still in need of kind donations to use for auction lots such as event tickets, gift hampers and any other items or experiences. Can you help? If so, please contact Linda Henshall

The auction itself will be held on Tuesday 30 March via their online platform. Items are already available to bid on, with more to come, so please do keep looking.

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