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  • The Furzedown Project

    Our purpose is to prevent and overcome social isolation amongst older people by providing a meeting place and activities where peer support is offered and exchanged. Our members lead many of the activ...

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  • Shopmobility Stockport

    We provide scooters, wheelchairs and sighted guides to enable our disabled and older members to access central Stockport and elsewhere in the borough.

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  • SMILE Connect Poole

    SMILE Connect understands the difficulties of lone parenting. Our aim is to support parents & children with their practical and emotional needs. We hold a variety of sessions. SPORT is our running clu...

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  • Designs in Mind CIC

    Members are adults referred through mental health services to work creatively and as part of a group that is artistically both ambitious and experimental. This offers challenge, purpose and perspectiv...

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  • The Bike Station Glasgow

    Established in April 2010, Glasgow Bike Station is now the largest bike recycling organisation in Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Our organisation offer adult and kids refurbished bicycles as well a...

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  • Dukeries Community Workshop

    The purpose of our charity is to provide supervised, fully equipped workshop space for people who have need of them by reason of age, infirmity or disablement, economic or social circumstances where...

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Grow Your Tenner

This year's Grow Your Tenner is set to launch at 10am on Tuesday the 18th of October 2016!

Encouraging regular giving

We'll be matching Direct Debit donations set up during the campaign by up to £10 a month for the first three months. There's currently £100,000 in the match fund and we're in the process of fundraising for more, so watch this space!

See full details of the campaign here.

            How to obtain, train and retain good trustees.

How to obtain, train and retain good trustees.

19 Sep 2016

How to obtain, train and retain good trustees. Non-profit organisations, as you will know, really struggle to recruit good trustees: trustees who are fully engaged, know how they can make a difference and where they fit into the organisation. Recruiting new trustees is about getting the right ...

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            Why a newsletter?

Why a newsletter?

15 Sep 2016

Blogging, newsletters, vlogging, online marketing, hashtags, tweeting, snapchatting....connecting with people these days seems to have developed a language of its own. As a small charity it’s easy to feel drowned by the very idea of trying to market your cause, and you’d be forgiven for ...

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            NCVO, FSI, Sported & SCC offer free Localgiving memberships

NCVO, FSI, Sported & SCC offer free Localgiving memberships

14 Sep 2016

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new partnership programme with the FSI, NCVO, Sported, or the Small Charities Coalition.  Local charities and community groups that are members of these organisations are now able to claim their first year membership of Localgiving for ...

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We depend on a steady stream of smaller donations via Localgiving. These donations alone give us the assured income to meet our operational costs. Matched funding, sponsored by both Localgiving and the Community Foundation have further bolstered our funds to allow us to undertake capital improvements to the Shed.

Peter Gallagher, Men In Sheds - Milton Keynes