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Simon Brown
Interviews

Simon Brown – Member in Focus #16

This year has highlighted how all communities can come together when necessary to step up and support each other…

UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour_Sarah Scullion
Awards

UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour 2020

Community Calling recognised on UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour for supporting people through the pandemic. The outstanding work of…

FOODSTOCK FOODBANK DONATIONS WEST BELFAST
Donations

FOODSTOCK – Call for donations

As the number of users of this foodbank sadly increases due to the current climate, supplies are very low. In order for FOODSTOCK to continue their work…

Claire Dowds
Interviews

Claire Dowds – Member in Focus #15

I’m excited about the creativity that is emerging. I have spoken with a lot of people who decided that in the midst of uncertainty, they were going to try something different…

Cash for Kids_Mission Christmas
Donations

Cash for Kids – #MissionChristmas

Make this Christmas Day different for children living in poverty across Northern Ireland. If you are interested in getting involved please register…

Carolyn Tailford
Interviews

Carolyn Tailford – Member in Focus #14

How are things looking for the remainder of 2020? We are looking forward to getting the Antrim hub ready and opened, we have just established our detached youth team…

Carol Richmond
Interviews

Carol Richmond – Member in Focus #13

Why and when did you decide to get involved with community-based support? I made masks for local care homes and NHS staff and, being retired, wanted to help…

Sophie Hilditch
Interviews

Sophie Hilditch – Member in Focus #12

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? Decisions for future plans and the direction I was going next. Why and when did you decide…

Funding

Community Network NI receives funding

Our project, Community Network NI, has recently received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and The Community Foundation NI…

Annalisa Manca
Interviews

Annalisa Manca – Member in Focus #11

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? I was finishing my PhD in Medical Education. In fact, I discussed my Viva on the 16th of March…

Eugene Donnelly
Interviews

Eugene Donnelly – Member in Focus #10

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? Work was ticking along as normal and personally we were coming to the final stages of adopting…

Jude Bailie
Interviews

Jude Bailie – Member in Focus #9

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? Life was ticking along. My wee daughter was in the middle of nursery, my son who was one and half…

Donations

Food donations needed for local foodbanks

Open call for non-perishable items to be donated for foodbanks. Delivery preferred but not essential as there are volunteers who can help…

Community Calling_Paul Easton
Interviews

Paul Easton – Member in Focus #8

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? Nothing out of the ordinary for a divorced self-employed grandfather with grown-up children and…

Melissa Nugent-Community Calling
Interviews

Melissa Nugent – Member in Focus #7

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? I had actually started to get busy in my part time work and also my self employment journey…

Sinead Welsh
Interviews

Sinead Welsh – Member in Focus #6

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? I was working towards launching my Child Protection and Mental Health Well Being App – Kind Minds…

Majella Cahill
Interviews

Majella Cahill – Member in Focus #5

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? I had recently moved house and was settling into my new home. My son who had returned home…

Sarah Scullion_Community Calling
Interviews

Sarah Scullion – Member in Focus #4

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? Well *laughing*, I was just about to launch a travel startup specialising in event tourism…

Charmayne Milliken
Interviews

Charmayne Milliken – Member in Focus #3

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? I am a self employed, work from home mum of a 2 year old. Everyday life was looking after kiddie and…

Vanessa McGeehan
Interviews

Vanessa McGeehan – Member in Focus #2

What was happening in your life when the pandemic struck? When the pandemic struck, I started my new job as a Marketing Executive and was planning a holiday to…

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