Qubit To Power British Heart Foundation’s Journey To Personalisation

The British Heart Foundation, the single biggest funder of cardiovascular research in the UK, has chosen Qubit, the leader in delivering highly persuasive personalisation at scale, to provide a more personalised experience for their website visitors.

The charity will use Qubit’s technology to drive volunteer sign ups, increase donations, and make it easier for visitors to access the right content. This will include tailoring the website’s wealth of online resources and information to the needs of each visitor, ensuring they can find what they need more quickly – whether they be patients, carers, relatives or researchers. » Continue reading news item ... “Qubit To Power British Heart Foundation’s Journey To Personalisation”

Socitm staff swap a day at the office to volunteer at donation centre

Employees from Socitm, the body representing IT and digital professionals across the public and third sectors, have swapped office life for a day of volunteering to support one of its members.

A 10-strong team, from the organisation’s Northampton head office, spent a day helping out at the Acorns Children’s Hospice donation centre in Halesowen.

The group were given the task of sorting through dozens of bags of unwanted clothing, shoes, toys and other household items and identifying goods suitable for re-sale or recycling within Acorns’ network of charity shops. » Continue reading news item ... “Socitm staff swap a day at the office to volunteer at donation centre”

Cutting edge deep time audio book launches crowdfunding appeal

A groundbreaking walking audio book project that brings to life the Earth’s 4.6 billion year story has launched a Heritage Lottery Fund-backed £20,000 crowdfunding appeal – to increase its impact in raising environmental awareness, help train future ecologists and encourage people to look after the planet.

Deep Time Walk is the world’s first interactive mobile app of its kind. It allows people to take a 4.6 » Continue reading news item ... “Cutting edge deep time audio book launches crowdfunding appeal”

Lottery grant for Clore Social Leadership to be a sector leadership facilitator

Clore Social Leadership has been awarded £498,744 of National Lottery funding through the Big Lottery Fund to be a facilitator for leadership in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in England. Engagement is at the core of this initiative where the benefits of leadership development will be highlighted to address the sector’s leadership needs.

The funding will be distributed over three years with a focus on four key work streams: engagement, insight, guidance and innovation. » Continue reading news item ... “Lottery grant for Clore Social Leadership to be a sector leadership facilitator”

Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability

New research from the Lloyds Scholars Programme reveals the outstanding impact that volunteering is having on young people including developing skills, becoming more employable and feeling good about their social impact.

Lloyds Scholars is Lloyds Banking Group’s award-winning social mobility programme that is having a positive impact on employability for over 600 students from lower income households. Lloyds Scholars offers talented undergraduates at its nine partner universities financial support, paid internships, professional mentoring and a wealth of opportunities to develop their employability skills. » Continue reading news item ... “Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability”

Lloyds Banking Group colleagues volunteer to make a difference during Mental Health Awareness Week

Hundreds of Lloyds Banking Group colleagues are volunteering at Mental Health UK Service Centres across the UK to raise awareness and spark conversations during Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May).

Lloyds Banking Group colleagues are taking part in practical activities to improve Service Centre facilities for people who rely on them and leading conversations with workers at the centres to discuss the importance of mental health and wellbeing. » Continue reading news item ... “Lloyds Banking Group colleagues volunteer to make a difference during Mental Health Awareness Week”