Hear personal perspectives from the National Emergencies Trust team, our expert partners and those who’ve experienced domestic disasters first-hand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On International Day for Older Persons, Peta, an Age UK adviser, shares her experiences of supporting older people during the coronavirus pandemic.