Experiences Of Being Report – Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation is pleased to launch our Experiences of Being Report, which shows the positive effect of using drama, music and dance in care homes to help people living with dementia. We have worked with Anchor, England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people, and for six months they incorporated the workshops into their dementia …

Volunteer Opportunities – AEDdonate

Save Lives In Your Spare Time! Sudden Cardiac Arrest kills approximately 100,000 people a year in the UK. AEDdonate’s mission is to give the Ambulance Trusts’ ‘Public Access Defibrillator’ (PAD) scheme more Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). We achieve this by giving Schools, Pubs, Clubs and Communities the opportunity to fundraise for an AED which can then be placed onto the …

Have Your Say On How The Sleep-In Crisis Will Impact Your Charity – Charity Finance Group

Charity Finance Group are working with the Government to support charities who are at risk due HMRC’s enforcement activity concerning payment of sleep-in shift back pay by social care providers. In July 2017 it was announced that social care charities that provide sleep-in support were faced with a £400m back payment bill. The government announced a temporarily suspension of HMRC enforcement …

VAST Launch Kiln – A Creative Agency For The Voluntary Sector!

  Kiln is a new creative agency that will help voluntary organisations with everything from websites to business cards. Managed by VAST, Kiln will deliver affordable professional services and also reinvest funds in charitable projects in the local area. VAST has spent the last ten years providing and developing a range of marketing and creative services for the voluntary sector. …

Weston Charity Awards Survey – Garfield Weston Foundation & Pilotlight

We would like to invite you to take part in this short survey of charity leaders for the Weston Charity Awards – run by the Garfield Weston Foundation and Pilotlight. Your answers will help us to gauge and respond to attitudes in the sector towards leadership development and strategic planning. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete and …

New Crowdfund Staffordshire Project Launches To Unlock Funding For Local Communities

Watch the Video: How Crowdfund Staffordshire is set to make a real difference in local communities People interested in raising money to help their local community are being invited to use a brand new fundraising platform. Housed on Crowdfunder.co.uk, ‘Crowdfund Staffordshire’ will give people in the county a way to showcase their project to the thousands of people who regularly …

October 2017 Newsletter – Healthwatch Stoke on Trent

Find out what Healthwatch Stoke on Trent have been up to in their latest newsletter – available now! In this issue: GP Reception staff get support to help navigate patients to the right care Let us have your experiences of using NHS 111 Homeless Reduction Act 2017 Citizens’ Jury is seeking your views Expert clinicians back approach to helping patients …

Celebration Of Volunteering Event – North Staffs Voice For Mental Health

Wednesday September 27th from 10.30am until 3pm Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek, ST13 5AW Come and find out about the wonderful work volunteers do and see the opportunities that are available. Free event with: Information Activities Entertainment Refreshments If anyone is interested in finding a local volunteering opportunity, then please come along. There are 1 or 2 spaces left for …

Be Safe Stay Safe Project – Equal Support Opportunities CIC

Thanks to Staffordshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner, ESO CIC can now deliver their Be Safe Stay Safe project.  The project, funded from the PCC’s People Power fund, addresses two issues that affect many vulnerable young people – getting around independently and using the internet safely. Anthony Hemmings, Director, said “We can now offer travel training to young people with  disabilities …

September 2017 Newsletter – Healthwatch Stoke on Trent

Find out what Healthwatch Stoke on Trent have been up to in the latest edition on their newsletter. This month includes: Items which should not be prescribed by your GP – have your say Community Hospitals Survey Audiology Survey Digital Apps help patients manage their health Stoke North Live at Home Scheme and much more… See the full newsletter here:  September_2017_Newsletter …