A local woman helping an Erdington community support group to deliver food and essential supplies and safeguard elderly and vulnerable residents says volunteering has saved her life.
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May saw the launch of a new Charity Meetup as the Birmingham group met, virtually, for the first time. The theme was Wellbeing in Uncertain Times and the aim was to create a welcoming, relaxed session for those working in the sector to come together...
David Jamieson, Police & Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands has published a major report calling for ‘A Future Generations Deal’ which warns of the ticking time bomb of youth unemployment and crime in the West Midlands.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are facing a tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances. Being in ‘lockdown’ is tough, but for those who have lost a friend or loved one during this time, it can be even harder. To help support...
BVSC is delighted to be part of a collaborative action of organisations championing a united response for Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June. This week organisations across the UK are coming together to say a massive thank you to all volunteers.
Witton Lodge Community Association, The Active Wellbeing Society and Erdington Community Response worked in partnership with the support of 19 volunteers, packing and distributing the huge tally of parcels last Friday.
Sport 4 Life UK CEO Tom Clarke-Forrest is one of 10 small charity leaders awarded places on a unique initiative designed to both develop their own strategic and leadership capabilities, and transform a further 10 charities.
The National Lottery Community Fund will be distributing £200m of funding on behalf of the Government to support communities through COVID-19. The funding will support primarily small to medium sized organisations in England.