Monthly Archives: November 2016

Birmingham’s biggest SleepOut shows city has heart for plight of homeless

Over 900 Brummies are set to take part in Birmingham’s largest ever BIG SleepOut fundraiser tomorrow night 25th November in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral in the heart of the city, in aid of Birmingham based youth homelessness charity St Basils. The charity has been overwhelmed by this years’ response from the local community and attributes this to caring Brummies

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Jericho Foundation Creates Local Jobs and Helps Hundreds of Unemployed Get Back to Work

A £200,000 investment has seen a Birmingham-based charity expand its team and help hundreds of previously unemployed people find jobs. The Jericho Foundation has now repaid the money provided in 2012 through funds managed by Finance Birmingham on behalf of Birmingham City Council. The backing enabled Jericho to create 24 jobs in its core staff team and the firm now

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Beanstalk reading charity looking for new volunteers across Birmingham

A local charity that focuses on improving the reading skills of primary school children across Birmingham is looking for new volunteers. Beanstalk has vacancies for volunteer Reading Helpers in schools across Birmingham, its Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator Liz Gordon–Smith says “Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently. Sadly, that isn’t the case. Last year over 7,765

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