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Malvern Special Families gets ready for #LocalCharitiesDay

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, December 9, 2016 — Civil Society

Community Fundraiser, Malvern Special Families

Malvern Special Families is supporting #LocalCharitiesDay to help highlight the fantastic work that small charities do for local communities. Local charities change lives for the better, but sometimes the staff and volunteers from these charities are so busy providing excellent support to local people, that they don’t get the chance to shout about themselves. So please join in on…

Local Charities’ unsung heroes

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, December 8, 2016 — Civil Society

Income Generation Director, Nightingale House Hospice Chair of the North West Institute of Fundraising Regional Group

Local charities play a huge role in the support of local communities.  In our case we are a local hospice based in an industrial town in north Wales and we help local people when they need it the most by providing end of life care completely free of charge. Twenty per cent of our running costs come…

Reading Mencap welcomes #LocalCharitiesDay

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, December 5, 2016 — Civil Society

Fundraising Manager, Reading Mencap

Reading Mencap is looking forward to taking part in the first ever #LocalCharitiesDay this year, as we are passionate about the impact local charities have within our communities. Local charities are making a real difference to people by providing expert support from volunteers and staff who totally understand what they are going through. Sometimes we…

Me too & co looks ahead to #LocalCharitiesDay

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, December 2, 2016 — Civil Society

Charity Administrator at me too & co https://www.metooandco.org.uk/

Me too & Co is a local charity run by parents, for families. We aim to remove the isolation that can be created for families when their children are affected by disability and additional needs. We provide a supportive and active community where the whole family is cared for and given the opportunity to develop and feel empowered. We were…

Friendly Trust Charity looks ahead to #LocalCharitiesDay

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, November 24, 2016 — Civil Society

Senior Trust Officer at The Friendly Trust

The Friendly Trust started out to support people with learning disabilities, but we have grown and evolved to support a wide range of vulnerable people. https://youtu.be/owmDrrG96lM With the help of our funders, staff and volunteers, last year we supported 518 people to achieve positive outcomes with their finances. One of those people was Alex (named…


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, November 16, 2016 — Civil Society

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Civil Society

Every day thousands of people around the country working in small, local charities are giving their time, expertise and goodwill to help improve the lives of others in our communities. On 16 December we will be leading the first ever Local Charities Day, shining a spotlight on all of this fantastic work and celebrating the…