Head of Public Affairs
With 78% of charitable giving in the UK going to the top 3% of the largest national charities, it’s never been more important to bang the fundraising drum for Suffolk’s 5,000 local charities and community groups. Together, we need to continue raising awareness of how vital it is to direct much more of our giving to local causes, and events are an important part of bringing people together and communicating those messages.
It’s great to see more and more people joining forces to create events that support education, awareness and vital grantmaking activity. Here are just a few highlights of previous events and a few coming up in the near future that you might like to put in your diary!
The High Sheriff of Suffolk, Edward Creasy, has launched the 2022 High Sheriff’s Awards and is calling for voluntary groups and individuals to submit their nominations for the annual community awards. The High Sheriff’s Awards are designed to reward the volunteers,...
High Sheriff’s Sponsored Walk raises more than £15,000 for local charities – and you can still donate!
On the 11th September, the High Sheriff's Sponsored Walk took place, with funds raised going to Suffolk Community Foundation to distribute to local charities and community groups. The group of walkers – which varied from those with thousands of miles under their boots...
May is joined by The High Sheriff of Suffolk Edward Creasy, Chief Executive Stephen Singleton and David Sheepshanks Former Chairman, Suffolk and UK Community Foundations at the launch of 'Fifty Miles with My Dad' In early September, the launch of 'Fifty Miles with my...
The Festival of Suffolk has the ambition to be the county’s biggest community event ever and everyone is invited to take part. Spearheaded by the Suffolk Lieutenancy, the festival will shine a spotlight on all aspects of Suffolk life to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum...
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