Awareness and commemoration days for the next week, and November – brain tumours, vegans, and men’s health. Who’s going to be growing a moustache for Movember?
A quick round-up of news affecting the sector as a whole, plus some useful resources around Gift Aid, and a survey.
Awareness & Commemoration Days this week include Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer and United Nations Day, as well as Black History Month and Stoptober. Plus Get Online Week.
Winter Workforce Wellbeing – take a slow stroll around the Eden Project, and explore what’s new and what’s grown – with less people than normal.
The Landmarks Trust is once again offering 50 Free holidays for the sector, in its holiday accommodation. Who could you nominate – staff, volunteers, beneficiaries?
Find out who has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in Cornwall. If you know more about a person who has been recognised, drop us a line – we’d love to run a longer story!
Upcoming events next week: World Food Day, World Menopause Day, National Adoption Week and Baby Loss Awareness Week. Plus Black History Month is underway – how can you get involved?
Part of our Winter Workforce Wellbeing thread – free exercise online. Find exercises to suit you and help improve your mood, without needing waterproofs!
Cornwall Charity Accountancy Service has been given lottery money to support 65 local charities with their financial needs post-covid.
Upcoming events next week: Clean Air Day, World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. Plus we’re just starting Black History Month – how can you get involved?
Upcoming events next week: Bike to School Week, Healthy Eating Week & World Rabies Day.
The report by Danny Kruger MP, resulting from his consultation with the voluntary sector (including via VSF), has been published. See his recommendations, and the PM’s response.
Information, data and resources to support the sector – NCVO, NPC, ONS, Cornwall Council, and more.
The NCVO is beginning a long-term survey of the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector. Help them get a full picture, by taking part, if you can.
September awareness days will focus on World Peace, Alzheimer’s research, recycling challenges and childhood cancer, as well as many others.
An urgent request for volunteers is going out, to help staff the drive-in flu vaccination sites. Please share widely, and sign up if you can, to help protect our most vulnerable people this winter.
The Charity Commission has launched a new searchable database of registered charities, containing more information, to improve transparency.
Awareness days for w/c 7 September – check and see if any are relevant for your organisation, and get involved on social media.
A new report estimates that there will be up to 60,000 redundancies in the charity sector as a result of Covid. Calls are being made to government to help out more.
The Department of Health and Social Care has invited charities to apply to join the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance. For more details, click here.