Befriending Birmingham: Keeping us connected

This week (15th-21st June) is Loneliness Awareness Week so we wanted to take the time to talk about some of the work we’ve been doing to help people feel less lonely during lockdown. Back in April we launched a Befriending phone service to support people who have been facing loneliness due

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Spotlight on…Simply Chefs

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Simply Chefs: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a hospitality and catering recruitment company that specialises in

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Growing Together

During lockdown, we have seen lots of examples of people doing small things to look after their wellbeing and feel connected to others. Local mutual aid groups have sprung up, neighbours have checked-in on each other, and many organisations have adapted or set up phone support lines to provide a

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Spotlight on…The Real Junk Food Project

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is The Real Junk Food Project: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a community interest company whose aim

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Spotlight on…Selly Oak Community Response

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Selly Oak Community Response: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a group of students and local residents

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The OoRITE! Podcast – Episode 4 #BrumTogether

The OoRITE! Podcast is a series in which four people have real conversations online using Zoom, discussing how they’re doing during the current outbreak. This month The Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) and C4 have collaborated on four episodes with different guests every week! C4 grew up in Birmingham, and has

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Spotlight On.. Saheli Hub

Spotlight on…Saheli Hub This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Saheli Hub: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a registered charity that was formerly

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Spotlight on… Newbigin Community Trust

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Newbigin Community Trust: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a community-based organisation that aims to provide a

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Spotlight on…Birmingham Community Solidarity

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Birmingham Community Solidarity: Q. What do you do? A. Our Birmingham Community Solidarity group is a platform for

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Meet the Volunteers: John Courtney

Volunteers have been key in supporting the #BrumTogether befriending service and food distribution by helping pack, prepare and deliver food and other essential supplies across Birmingham. To celebrate their hard work, we’ve created a series of ‘Meet the Volunteer’ profiles so that you can hear all about their experiences, learn

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Meet the Volunteers: Emma Makepeace

Volunteers have been key in supporting the #BrumTogether befriending service and food distribution by helping pack, prepare and deliver food and other essential supplies across Birmingham. To celebrate their hard work, we’ve created a series of ‘Meet the Volunteer’ profiles so that you can hear all about their experiences, learn

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The OoRITE! Podcast – Episode 3 #BrumTogether

The OoRITE! Podcast is a series in which four people have real conversations online using Zoom, discussing how they’re doing during the current outbreak. This month The Active Wellbeing Society and C4 have collaborated on four episodes with different guests every week! C4 grew up in Birmingham, and has been

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Meet the Volunteers: Tracey Lawrence

Volunteers have been key in supporting the #BrumTogether befriending service and food distribution by helping pack, prepare and deliver food and other essential supplies across Birmingham. To celebrate their hard work, we’ve created a series of ‘Meet the Volunteer’ profiles so that you can hear all about their experiences, learn

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Spotlight on…Urban Devotion Birmingham

This ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series is aimed at shining a light on some of the 70+ partner organisations that are making the #BrumTogether campaign possible. Next up on the spotlight list, is Urban Devotion Birmingham: Q. What do you do? A. Our aim is to transform communities by building relationships

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