One year ago today we launched ‘CharityFolk’ an initiative between Charity Talent and FlowFolk to introduce furloughed marketing, digital, fundraising and data talent to the charity and not for profit sector. The campaign has enabled Charities to get access to an army of volunteers to support their needs, and enabled both talented furloughed individuals and volunteers to continue to use their invaluable skills for an awesome purpose!
Over the last year of the campaign, we have successfully introduced over 250 volunteers to over 100 charities. These volunteers have assisted charities to deliver vital services who have struggled to meet the increased needs for support during this crisis.
We continue with this campaign and will continue to scale and grow and we are keen to hear from more charities and not for profit organisations who are trying to respond to the current crisis, whilst safeguarding their own sustainability. We are also keen to hear from more volunteers who would like to assist charities and not for profit organisations.
Our volunteers have been able to take on valuable tasks such as helping with a five year strategy and business plan, budgets, planning and applying for tenders to significantly increasing visitors to organisations websites and followers to Facebook pages.
We would like to say a massive thank you our volunteers for all of their hard work and the organisations they have been supporting and our colleagues who have worked tirelessly to make this campaign the success it has been.