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Hear personal perspectives from the National Emergencies Trust team, our expert partners and those who’ve experienced domestic disasters first-hand.

Reasons To Be Cheerful

Reasons To Be Cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful: staying close to whatever makes us glad to be alive. Guest interview with Stephanie Mitchell, Coordinator at the Belfast Friendship Club for the #NETCharityChamps campaign.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion

Equity, diversity and inclusion

I’ve been proud to take part in Race Equality Week this week. Like the rest of my NET team-mates, I’ve shared my #BigPromise on social and carved out time to learn about all the different ways we can work towards a fairer society.

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Giving the gift of time this Christmas

Giving the gift of time this Christmas

For months now, charities big and small have been run off their feet responding to the impacts of the pandemic. They’ve digitised, reorganised and sanitised so that they can offer the same care and compassion to those in need that they always have – just differently.

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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.

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Inter Faith Week

Inter Faith Week

Inter Faith Week 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.

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Reflecting on Black History Month and Beyond

Reflecting on Black History Month and Beyond

A moment to reflect, as a team, on the conversations about racial equality we’ve been sharing over recent weeks. We’ve explored the nuances of microaggressions, learned about active allyship, talked about language constraints, and spotlighted inspiring personalities.

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