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Macc launches Sharing Wellness Campaign on World Mental Health Day 2018

10 Oct 2018 - 12:32 by helen.walker

We are launching today, on World Mental Health Day 2018, the Sharing Wellness Campaign which will run until the end of January 2019. It is a Manchester-wide conversation about mental wellbeing and is supported by Manchester Health & Care Commissioning through its Mental Health Grants Programme.

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Nesta are calling for ideas from the UK’s cultural and creative community

5 Oct 2018 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

Nesta have launched Amplified, offering funding and support to develop digital ideas that improve the lives of others. nesta

Nesta are calling all cultural and creative organisations, not-for-profit or commercial, to come up with a digital idea that addresses a social challenge and produces a social benefit. Your idea can be local or global, as long as it has a real world benefit. Think hands-on results at street level, not clever comms campaigns.

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Mentoring opportunities with RECLAIM

5 Oct 2018 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Young working class people are leading change and they want you to get involved!

RECLAIM need Mentors to support a young person to achieve a personal goal whilst on our ground breaking social change and leadership programme.

RECLAIM enable young people to believe in themselves, allow them to step on to national stages with confidence in their authentic leadership. Be part of their Journey!

RECLAIM want mentors from all walks of life to support a young person over 6 sessions to set and achieve a personal goal whilst on their programme.

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Windrush Compensation scheme and lessons learned review

5 Oct 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The Government’s Independent advisors will be in attendance to hear your views:
Wendy Williams for the Lessons Learned Review
Martin FordeQC for the Compensation Scheme

If you are part of the ‘Windrush generation’ or a long-term Commonwealth citizen settled in the UK, and you have concerns about your status come along to the event on Tuesday 9 October 2018, 10am-1pm at West Indian Sports and Social Club, Westwood Street, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 5SW.

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Small charity Fundraising Conference in Leeds – tickets £15

5 Oct 2018 - 10:43 by michelle.foster

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) are hosting their annual Northern Fundraising Conference for small charities 18 October in Leeds. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a range of fundraising experts, all keen to share their best practice on the following topics:

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Small charity leadership survey by the Weston Charity Awards

5 Oct 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

You are invited to take part in a short survey of charity leaders for the Weston Charity Awards – which Pilotlight run in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation. Your answers will help the organisations to better understand the needs of the sector.

The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete and all of your responses will be analysed anonymously. As a small incentive, a donor has provided a 32GB Apple IPad, which will be won by one person picked at random from those who choose to enter.

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Study into health and well-being of older people

5 Oct 2018 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester are investigating the health and well-being benefits of green space in cities for older people. (‘Green space' means trees, parks, woodland, ponds, rivers, canals, allotments, and so on.) University of Manchester

The research team are looking for people who are 65 or over who might be interested in taking part in a study that surveys reasons for valuing green space. 

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Spirit of Manchester Story - A family who laughs, cries and works together for change

1 Oct 2018 - 09:42 by tony.russ

Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) is a diverse organisation that supports and empowers women seeking asylum, although it goes far beyond that. In addition to campaigning and advocating rights for everyone going through the asylum system, they provide a weekly drop in session every Friday from 10am – 3pm.

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