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I agree: the way we think about charity is dead wrong.

11 Dec 2015 - 12:49 by Mike Wild

I'm being a bit cheeky calling this one a blog as 99.99% of this page is not by me at all. However, this is a good place to share it.

Below is a talk given by an American activist and fundraiser called Dan Pallotta. He brilliantly sums up some of the attitudes which distort the way the charity sector functions. I heartily agree with a lot of what he says - it's well worth watching. 

Community Christmas Dinner

11 Dec 2015 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Natalie Lek, a full time student at Salford University studying law, is organising two sit down meals in the community for the elderly and vulnerable one is in Cheadle Hulme for 20 people on the 14 December at 5.30pm and the other meal is at the Alliance Inn in Harpurhey at 12.30pm, both meals are completely free and transport can be provided if required.

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Northern Power Women awards are now open

4 Dec 2015 - 11:13 by michelle.foster

The Northern Power Women awards celebrate and showcase role models who take positive steps towards transforming business culture in the north of England to benefit the talent of the future.

These are the only awards that celebrate the amazing women and men working towards creating gender balance in organisations and passionately supporting gender equality in the north.

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Driving Up Standards - Ensuring Safety and Legal Compliance in Minibus Operations

27 Nov 2015 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Are you a not for profit organisation?
A school / college / FE Establishment?
Do you operate a minibus for your community / students / clients or want to know what this involves?

If you answered yes to any of these, then minibus operation training can help you to start building an understanding of your responsibilities.

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Shiva Trust Mobile Catering Van available for quick sale

13 Nov 2015 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

The Shiva Trust Charity Based in Burnley are selling the beautiful Pavarti Mobile Catering Van due to their homeless project coming to an end and they are looking to sell this fully equipped van to another homeless charity or private buyer who would like to work within the catering Industry.

Van: Mercedes EURO 5 Sprinter 313 CDI Diesel engine, Mobile Cater

Price: £28,000

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Manchester City Council’s Bonfire Celebrations

23 Oct 2015 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

Wrap up warm, brave the autumn chill and stay safe at dazzling firework displays and bonfires across the city. Manchester City Council have organised fireworks displays and bonfires in Manchester with free entry to all bonfire events.

Debdale Park
Friday 30 October
Funfair: 5.30pm-9.30pm
Bonfire: 7.30pm, followed by fireworks

Brookdale Park
Saturday 31 October
Funfair: 5pm-9.30pm
Firework display: 7.30pm

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Tree of Life Centre Wythenshawe Trustee Open Day

23 Oct 2015 - 11:03 by michelle.foster

The Tree of Life Centre Wythenshawe are looking for new members to join their Trustee Board. This is an opportunity to contribute to the direction and strategic development of a vibrant charity that is proud of meeting the needs of its community by striving to minimise deprivation and inequality through the various services that they offer.

The Trustee Open Day is taking place on:
Thursday 19 November 2015, 6pm-7.30pm at Greenbrow Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 2UE

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RECLAIM are recruiting for a Chair of Trustees

9 Oct 2015 - 11:57 by michelle.foster

RECLAIM is looking for a dynamic new Chair to work collaboratively with the CEO; effectively supporting and robustly challenging the organisation in the next phase of its strategic development. The Chair will hold the Board of Trustees and the RECLAIM Management Team to account for the Charity’s mission and vision, supporting the small but talented Board and staff team, as the charity seeks to increase its reach.

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WOW – Women Only Wednesdays

9 Oct 2015 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

Are you a woman living with or affected by cancer?
Can-Survive UK is hosting a six week programme of health and well-being activities just for you!

All activities are free and refreshments are provided.

Register for the full programme, or just for the activities that interest you.

This project is targeted at, but not exclusive to, BME and marginalised women residing in Hulme, Moss Side, Whalley Range, Old Trafford, Levenshulme, Chorlton and the surrounding areas.

Wednesdays, 12noon - 3pm at the Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, M15 5DD

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