Bristol Giving Day 2020
COVID 19 has changed our lives. Everyone and every organisation has been forced to adapt, but the costs are not equally shared. However, many incredible charities in Bristol have worked to reduce suffering across Bristol’s communities.
At Bristol Giving Day, we had to adapt too, meaning that we were not run a day of fun activities. We celebrated the achievements of our City’s amazing talent and get-up-and-go, with an online event on 14.10.2020
Local charities and businesses yesterday welcomed a surprise royal visitor on Bristol Giving Day 2020. Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex dropped in on the Bristol Giving Day event organised by Quartet Community Foundation and Chaired by Jamie Cameron from...
1. It’’s incredible what you can achieve in your lunch break. “Here is our fab team who took on the rainy weather and ran and walked over 4 miles over Avonmouth Bridge and back on their lunch break!” (Bristol Port) 2.Metaphors give life meaning + every man (and his...
“We’ve got an orchestra as part of a creative recovery – we’re in business guys, we’re in business love love love!”
R (14yrs) started the Wheels Project in September 2018 after I introduced it to him and his family. He has ADHD and is finding the school environment a struggle. This has resulted in several temporary exclusions and R being close to a permanent exclusion.
I found out early on in my work with R that he has a passion for motorsports…
“…the helpline call gave me the chance to talk through my experiences and upset without feeling like a statistic or that I was taking up someone’s time unnecessarily.”
“Every time I come in you always help me out. You found words that I could recognise and helped me label my paperwork so it’s much easier now.”
Ash was a young person who had significant issues going on at home and in her personal life, and these plus the usual pressures of growing up as a teenager led into her getting into trouble in school and having lots of questions about her past, her present and especially her future.
When we started the Breakfast Club we had juice, bread and jam. Now we can give our children a full continental breakfast and a proper start to the day! The good food we receive means that the Breakfast Club is very popular- about half the school comes, which has had a big impact on our attendance levels at school. 3 years ago we had 100 pupils on our persistent absence list. Now, we only have about 14.
On the 21st of November 2017, an idea was planted in Halston drive community room.
One such situation involved a young couple – we’ll call them P and Q – who lived in a chaotic way, whose benefits had stopped and they were sofa surfing/sleeping rough.
The power and positivity of Bristol Giving Day’s ‘Kick-Off’ event succeeded in clearing the heavens…
Kinergy are a specialist counselling charitable agency who support survivors of sexual abuse, sexual violence, or rape.
Laura’s first Training with the Champions session was spent in the car, which she refused to leave.
Who are the 45 causes benefiting on Bristol Giving Day?
BGD and 'From Brycgstow to Bristol in 45 Bridges' - what's the connection? Bristol Giving Day's Bridges Challenge came into existence thanks to an amazing collaboration between 3 key players - author Jeff Lucas, Dr Peter Wilde and Quartet Community Foundation. (The...
Are you wanting to have fun outdoors and help a multitude of small, local causes all in one day?
Bristol Giving Day 2018 - in pictures Bristol Giving Day 2018 saw a groundswell of support for small, local causes among businesses and also in the media. Bristol Giving Day - summary [et_social_follow icon_style="slide" icon_shape="rounded" icons_location="left"...
Local businesses scale new heights for Bristol Giving Day On the first ever Bristol Giving Day on Wednesday 10 October 2018 dozens of businesses across the city took part in fundraising activities. The event, coordinated by Quartet Community Foundation, encouraged...
Insider information on where and what’s happening, how to get involved and instigate your own activities!
Check out this inspiration from Bristol Giving Day supporter Ashton Chritchlow, of Ifamax Wealth Management