Local Hero 2017 is now live!
This April fundraisers from across the UK are competing to top our Local Hero Leaderboard and win up to £1,000 for their chosen cause.
There is still time to take part - Find out more about Local Hero and sign up now.
The STAR Centre
The STAR Centre is the main support agency in Rossendale for Domestic Abuse. We are a registered charity, established in 1996. We provide a support service to women and their families who are experie...Find out more
Merseyside YouthBank exists to represent local young people in decision-making, to encourage and support them financially to deliver projects and services that can improve the quality of life for them...Find out more
TIR CONAILL HARPS GAC
To strengthen communities in Glasgow through the provision of gaelic sports for young people in an affordable, safe and fun environment.Find out more
CAIRDE is the Irish language translation of 'friends'. Our third sector company focuses on micro-business incubation; employment, training and learning opportunities and action research projects. CAIR...Find out more
We provide a high quality, client centred service assisting homeless & potentially homeless people by securing sustainable homes & developing services that address unmet needs. We are a Bond Guarante...Find out more
Daisy's Dream supports over 600 children facing and following bereavement annually. Over 250 children have received direct support. Professionally qualified staff offer intensive one-to-one support i...Find out more
Time-saving Twitter tips19 Apr 2017
The Big Heart Network - the North West's marketing skills and support network for charities and social enterprises - share their top Twitter tips Do you feel overwhelmed by social media? Has it started to feel like a massive time suck? Maintaining a professional and productive ...
Local Hero: the half way leaders are...19 Apr 2017
We’ve reached the half way point of Local Hero 2017. Francesca and Rachel, who are raising funds for Friends of Hillside School, have stretched their lead to 16 points raising £1875 in the process – a strong but by no means unassailable lead. Meanwhile, the chasing pack ...
Local Hero: Its tight at the top12 Apr 2017
At the start of Week 2 early leader, Martin Green was usurped after an extraordinary overtaking manoeuvre from Francesca Ferrari and Rachel who ran the Brighton Marathon for Friends of Hillside School on Sunday. However, Team Hillside will have to really keep an eye on their mirrors ...
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.