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Dyspraxia Support Teesside bag pack - volunteers wanted!

3 December 2019 - 2:15pm

Pritthijit Datta from Dyspraxia Support Teesside has been in touch to ask if we can help to find volunteers for a charity bag pack. They’ll be packing bags at Middlesbrough Morrisons, Berwick Hills Centre, Ormesby Rd, Middlesbrough TS3 7RP on Thursday 19th December from 2pm-5pm. Pritthijit would love to hear from anyone who can help; please let him know by Monday evening if you can help out.

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Campaigning during elections – rules for charities

2 December 2019 - 9:54am

We are in the thick of another General Election. There have also been Local Government and European Union elections earlier in the year. It feels like a good time to provide a clear set of guidelines to help charities that are lobbying or campaigning for change on particular issues to check their activities remain within the law.

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Come to our Bring and Share Lunch at MVDA

27 November 2019 - 5:24pm

Here at MVDA we have regular staff bring and share lunches. It is an opportunity to talk, share and more importantly, eat away from your desk taking a proper lunch break.

We would love you to join us for our next lunch on Wednesday 4 December from 12-1pm in the St Mary’s Centre on Corporation Road, for a chance to share food and friendship, meet the team and other voluntary and community organisations.

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Advance notice of funding - Supporting Working Carers in Middlesbrough

22 November 2019 - 2:13pm

On behalf of the Middlesbrough Carers Strategic Partnership, MVDA expects to publish a new funding opportunity imminently to support working carers. It is anticipated that the funding will be in the form of one grant award of up to £50,000 over a 12-month period to one or more voluntary organisations working together to support carers in any firm, company or organisation in Middlesbrough.

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Living With and Beyond Cancer

13 November 2019 - 9:49am

Have you or anyone you know been affected by cancer?

Macmillan and local services will be available at a drop in session to give information, share advice and help people to find services and support. The event is open to anyone living in the Tees Valley and is being held at Thornaby Pavillion TS17 9EW 12 noon on Wednesday 20 November.

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