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Time for Nature

On World Environment Day (in Volunteers’ week) we’d like to celebrate the achievements of people doing their bit to improve where we live for everyone. These are exceptional times and nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. There are so many people

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Meet the Volunteers: Lisa Zdravkovic

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…Highfield Hall Community Club

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 Highfield Hall Community Club (HHCC): Q. What do you do? A. We’re a charity that’s based in South

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Meet the Volunteers: Rachael Tratt

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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Former professional footballer joins #BrumTogether volunteer squad

Former professional footballer, Brendon Batson OBE, is among the dedicated volunteers helping deliver the #BrumTogether campaign. Volunteers have been working hard to pack, prepare and distribute food and other essential supplies to Birmingham residents. As of 17th May, #BrumTogether has provided 21,814 food parcels and 6,836 cooked meals to vulnerable

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Virtual Employability & Skills Workshops for Young People

EmployabilityUK is an education charity, who believe the best way to bring sustainable employer engagement and first class professional employability skills to schools, colleges and youth organisations is by working with them to understand their individual needs and the aspirations of their learners and their parents. They offer support and

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Meet the Volunteers: Rew Francis

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…Fareshare

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 Fareshare: Q. What do you do? A. We aim to fight hunger and tackle food waste by redistributing

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The OoRITE! Podcast – Episode 2 #BrumTogether

The OoRITE! Podcast – Episode 2 #BrumTogether The OoRITE! Podcast is a new series in which four people have real conversations online using Zoom, discussing how they’re doing at the moment during the pandemic. For the next month The Active Wellbeing Society and C4 will collaborate on episodes with different

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Aston Villa and #BrumTogether join forces to provide clothing support

The Aston Villa Foundation, Active Wellbeing Society and wider #BrumTogether network have teamed up to collect clothing from across the city and redistribute it to vulnerable residents. The Foundation is collecting clothes from grassroots organisations and organised street collections across Birmingham, and has received support and donations from organisations, such

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Spotlight on…Gas Street Church

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 Gas Street Church: Q. What do you do? A. We’re an Anglican church that’s split across two sites

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Midland Mencap Providing Essential Support #BrumTogether

Midland Mencap is a charity that campaigns for accessible and inclusive services and a better quality of life for everyone experiencing learning disabilities and additional needs. They are one of the region’s leading learning disability charities with a strong reputation for excellence and innovation. As an organisation they pride themselves on

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Spotlight on…Bethany Community Outreach

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 Bethany Community Outreach: Q. What do you do? A. We’re a charity whose aim is to relieve the

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