TV campaign to encourage more BME volunteers

first_img Tagged with: Digital Volunteering AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 1 August 2004 | News TV campaign to encourage more BME volunteers About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img OBE TV is a 24 hour satellite channel free to view on Sky Digital channel 223.‘Unsung Heroes’ is part of the promotion for ‘Mind the Gap,’ a London-wide campaign to raise awareness of volunteering amongst London’s BME communities. Although people from BME communities do volunteer this tends to be ‘informal’ volunteering or for grassroots organisations. BME communities are under-represented within mainstream voluntary organisations.  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis TimeBank, the national volunteering charity, has teamed up with satellite television station Original Black Entertainment (OBE) to produce a television series designed to encourage more people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities to volunteer.‘Unsung Heroes’ will be aired on 10, 17, 24 and 31 August 2004 at 19.00.The four 30 minute community based programmes feature a range of volunteers. They include Paul Bombo, who gave up his job in IT to spend as much time as possible working with young people in his community, and Joyce Jacca whose voluntary work on her local estate led to a career in community development. Advertisementlast_img

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