Remote employee volunteering could offer lifeline to charities across the UK

This is something I have taken from the blog at Neighbourly, so all appropriate copyright is their’s and please check out their site: Since the onset of strict social distancing measures in March, many charities and community groups have seen an unprecedented increase in demand for their services – along with a reduction in face-to-face volunteering as individuals and families are forced to self-isolate or care for others. With the employee volunteering schemes that usually peak during the spring and summer also facing massive disruption, we knew we needed to…

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Neighbourly set up new fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during Coronavirus crisis

Neighbourly set up a new Community Fund, backed by their partner businesses, to support the Neighbourly causes that will be most affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. M&S Family (including M&S Bank and M&S Energy), Lidl, Aldi, Danone UK & Ireland and Coca-Cola European Partners have created a new fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during the Coronavirus crisis and are urging other businesses to join them. The Neighbourly Community Fund will funnel vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver…

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Starbucks Launch ‘Cheer for Good’ Campaign for Christmas

Starbucks stores across Britain are celebrating the work of 210 local charities, all nominated by customers and partners (employees) to join the Cheer for Good initiative. This Christmas, £150,000 will be granted to these local causes that sit at the heart of the communities that Starbucks serves, with Cheer for Good inviting supporters to ‘cheer’ on social media for top grants of £2,000. To launch Cheer for Good Starbucks stores around Britain welcomed the charities taking part from their local area on 29 November, alongside Starbucks teams and customers, to…

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