Charity has to change. Not so much in the work that is done by charitable organisations – although there is some that are more effective than others. It needs to change in how it funds itself and interacts with potential donors.Read More
International Women’s Day is a fantastic day for celebration, campaigning and catalytic change. I’ve had an inspiring day, collecting sanitary products for organisations such as Bloody Good Period and Foodbanks, eating feminist cakes (such as these brilliant ‘simply the breast’ and ‘cupcats’ and reading about inspirational women; celebrating them for everything they have done and continue to do for women worldwide. I’ve put together some ideas of ways you can continue to support women after this International Women’s Day.Read More
Innovation is a big buzz word at the moment and something the sector talks about a lot but are we ever really doing it? There are a few campaigns I’ve seen lately that I think are interesting and worth reading about – some of them I would say are innovative and others I think are a step in the right direction.Read More
Being a woman in the charity sector you often take for granted what an amazing experience it is being in a room with hundreds of incredible women. On Friday 25 November I was sat in a cavernous warehouse for the inaugural Women’s Equality Party Conference surrounded by over 1,500 women and men who are passionate and dedicated about revolutionary change to our everyday lives.Read More
Do you love your charity? Of course you do!
People like us who work or volunteer in the charitable sector do so because we love it.
We love the impact we have on the people and communities we serve. We are proud to lead the changes we believe are most important to our world. We put our hearts and souls into it. And we do so with love.Read More
Have you spent some time outside enjoying the flora and fauna, perhaps taking part in some citizen science, or even just going a bit wild?Read More
Today, I had the pleasure of visiting the MS Society and Parkinson’s Tissue Bank, nestled in a modern building near the beautiful Hammersmith HospitalRead More
TPP Recruitment have just released their 2016 ‘Charity Fundraising Salary Survey’ and I find myself reminded that we’re still not there yet in terms of diversity within the profession.Read More
‘Supermarkets waste ‘360 million meals that could go to needy’ every year’. This was a headline I saw in The Independent in May and I thought that it was a good opportunity to speak about one of my favourite small charities this Small Charity Week and about innovation in the sector.Read More
Forgive me in advance for what may be considered a silly post. I always love seeing new and interesting ways that people choose to fundraise for causes close to their heart.Read More
Small Charity Week begins today and I’m incredibly excited to see all the celebrations to showcase the life-changing work that small charities do throughout the UK.Read More