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Preston MP hosting third sector community conference

Posted on - 18th June, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston Council, Preston News, University campus
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Sir Mark Hendrick MP is hosting the event ‘Helping Your Organisation Help Others’

Preston MP Sir Mark Hendrick is set to host a community conference for third sector organisations in the city.

The ‘Helping Your Organisation Help Others’ event will bring together a range of local charities, faith groups, health and community voluntary organisations. 

A range of speakers will be there, including from the National Lottery, Grantfinder, Preston City Council and the Lancashire Association of CVS (Community Voluntary Service).

They will cover the following topics:

  • Good marketing and getting your message out on social media
  • Finding funding and how to write successful bids
  • Upskilling your volunteers and maximising their efforts
  • Looking after your and volunteers’ mental health 

There will also be chance to network with other attendees.

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The event will be held at The Salvation Army in Harrington Street on Friday 23 June from 10am to 1.30pm.

Attendees are encouraged to take non-perishable food and toiletry items to donate to the Salvation Army.

Registration on Eventbrite closes at 5pm on 20 June.

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