Giving the gift of time this Christmas

For millions of us, Christmas is now looking considerably quieter this year.    The turkey for six in my freezer looks set to stay on ice – alongside my plans to see my brother and my mum. Well, in-person at any rate – they’re planning to thrash me at Pictionary on Zoom now...

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International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day It’s International Volunteer Day. Every year it’s a moment to mark the generosity of those who give freely of their time for others. But this year, more than ever, it feels important to acknowledge and appreciate those acts of kindness.    For months now, charities...

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NET Appoints Executive Team and Announces Trustee Vacancies

National Emergencies Trust Appoints Executive Team and Announces Trustee Vacancies The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has today announced the Executive Team that will be leading the charity beyond its current Coronavirus Appeal into its long-term future, including the appointment of Mhairi...

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Coronavirus Appeal Update – November 2020

Coronavirus Appeal Update – November 2020 The National Emergencies Trust Board has decided to once again accept donations to the Coronavirus Appeal from corporates, charitable trusts and foundations who would like to contribute, following the introduction of stricter lockdown measures across...

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Inter Faith Week

Inter Faith Week Inter Faith Week www.interfaithweek.org  takes place each November.  Now in its twelfth year, it is a time when the spotlight is on the tremendous contribution that faith communities make to society and on work for inter faith understanding and cooperation in the UK.   Every...

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Reflecting on Black History Month and Beyond

Reflecting on Black History Month “Some people look outside when it’s raining and think, ‘Oh no! I’m going to get wet’. I look at the rain and think about how good the rain is for nature.”   This was one of the most brilliant things I’ve heard in a long time. And it was said by one of the...

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NET Coronavirus Appeal – Update

NET Coronavirus Appeal – Update   The National Emergencies Trust (NET) is extremely grateful for the donations that have already been made to the NET Coronavirus Appeal.   Thanks to the incredible generosity of the public, corporates, charitable trusts and foundations, since the...

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Black History Month and the NET

Black History Month and the NET A month or so ago the NET team did what (if they’re honest) many organisations in many sectors probably did all over the UK. We remembered that October is Black History Month – and we started conversations about how to mark it.   Now that the focus for...

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Age UK Advice Line

On International Day for Older Persons, Peta, an Age UK adviser, shares her experiences of supporting older people during the coronavirus pandemic  “We’ve been so busy on Age UK’s Advice Line since the pandemic began, and for a while were getting almost double the usual number of...

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UK Wide Helpline for B.A.M.E Children Young People and Families

Barnardo’s And National Emergencies Trust Partner To Launch First Uk-Wide Helpline For Black, Asian And Minority Ethnic Children, Young People And Families   £1.5million partnership to support those adversely affected by Covid-19 will also enable Barnardo’s to deliver ‘See, Hear, Respond’...

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Age UK, Heads Together and Shelter

AGE UK, HEADS TOGETHER AND SHELTER ANNOUNCED AS NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST PARTNERS   New partners will receive Coronavirus Appeal funding from £12million set aside to support at-risk groups impacted by the pandemic The National Emergencies Trust (NET) is announcing new partnerships with Age...

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