Community News & Events – Friday 25 June 2021

Every week we do a round up of the recent news & upcoming events from Community Network NI and the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector.
This week we cover Mindfulness, Member Interviews, Calls for Volunteers, Clothing Giveaways, Calls for Donations, Fundraising Events and more…

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Member in Focus | Interview #49 – Michael Hughes, CFNI
“As we build back better we should be encouraging more coordination and collaboration as resources that are scarce will get even scarcer…”
Michael CFNI
ROHS Food Appeal
Reaching out Homeless Support | Urgent Food Donations 
In order for ROHS to continue their work of supporting vulnerable people in Belfast, they require donations of non perishable food…
Member in Focus | Interview #50 – Joanne McCourt, BCM
“I am really passionate about our services, families sometimes just need someone to support them with the challenges of parenthood…”
Joanne BCM
The Mindful Teacher
Jennifer Cousins – Colourful Minds Wellbeing Course
This online course, which can be accessed at your leisure is aimed at teachers (and parents) to teach children mindfulness. This course includes… 
CRADLE Belfast | Call for Donations for early pregnancy loss comfort packs
CRADLE is a registered charity supporting intended parents affected by pregnancy loss before the 24th week of pregnancy. They supply recently bereaved…
Cradle Logo
Jaclyn Harron COS
Member in Focus | Interview #51- Jaclyn Harron, COS
“COS aim to make a practical difference to children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder by providing a strong support network…”
Larne Area Community Support – Volunteers Needed
Larne Area Community Support needs your help to increase community spirit and inclusivity while helping to alleviate food poverty…
Community Fridge Volunteers
Positive Life
Positive Life NI | FREE HIV Awareness Training | Multiple Dates
This training aims to raise awareness and challenge negative perceptions of HIV across NI, to educate and challenge the myths that surround HIV…
Informed Minds – DSO Training | Wed 30 June | 6.30 p.m
In this course, you’ll learn how to describe the role & main responsibilities of the DSO , state your own values regarding child abuse & the impact of these…
Informed Minds DSO
Charmayne Summer Sostice
Our Volunteer Charmayne succesfully completes 5 Dips in a Day Challenge
Have you met our crazy volunteer Charmayne who loves freezing water…Many cheered her on this Summer Solstice- 21st June 2021…
Blossoms | Great Baby Clothing Parcel Giveaway 
Clothing parcels are available for both boys and girls in the following sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months and 9-12 months. A variety of clothing will be included… 
Blossoms Belfast
Money Guiders NI
Money Guiders NI | Network Event – Scams, Fraud & Protecting The Vulnerable
Hear from PSNI and Money and Pension Service on case studies, the latest scams and how you can help your clients protect their finances…
First Steps Womens Centre launches new Autumn 2021 timetable of events
First Steps Women’s Centre have opened up a new timetable, beginning September 2021 including wellbeing, online computer courses…
Listen Share Change
Verbal | NIHE | Digital Listen Share Change | Various Dates
Listen Share Change is a partnership between Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Verbal. A four year Peace IV-funded project running until 2022…

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