Friday, 23rd November 2012

Tameside 4 Good took its first steps into the community on Saturday 29 Sept. at the Tameside Food, Drinks, Health and Wellbeing Fair raising over £150 for local good causes. Since that day the team has been out and about at the I Love Hyde Festival, Tameside XL Triathlon and many more community events, toting up over £1,300 going into the pot, to be distributed to local good causes.

Everyone who gets involved will receive a free wristband, badge, a BIG THANK YOU and feel great for making a contribution to Tameside.

Rhona Alden, Tameside 4 Good volunteer, commented: “I had a great time meeting new people and enjoyed doing some good. I may be 74 but age is no barrier. I’ve already signed up for the next event!”

We are looking for volunteers to join our fundraising team to raise awareness and funds for local good causes. You can become a valued part of the team for as little (2 hours), or as long (all day), and as regular as you like. Children are allowed to take part if...more

Friday, 26th October 2012

Bellyflop TV is offering to make free video profiles for charitable organisations based in Tameside on a first-come first-served basis during November 2012.

The Free Video Profile offer is open to all Tameside charitable organisations that have been in operation for more than 12 months and which use an active Twitter or Facebook account to
promote the business and engage with customers. BellyFlop TV record using professional camera, lighting and sound equipment, and high resolution still photographs taken during filming will also be given to the customer at no cost. Once completed, each 90-second film will be uploaded to the video sharing website YouTube for the organisation to share on social media and to use within their own websites.

Jonathan from Bellyflop TV explains why free online video production is such a great offer:” Video is such a powerful tool for engaging with your customers and stakeholders. One of our free...more

Wednesday, 10th October 2012

With an estimated over 1000 voluntary, community and faith groups across Tameside,

and cut backs to support services reaching crisis point, local charity initiative Tameside 4 Good is rallying help to support worthy causes around the borough.

In a bid to raise awareness and funds to support voluntary, community and faith groups’, two charitable organisations have joined forces, Community and Voluntary Action Tameside (CVAT) and The Charity Service, to create Tameside 4 Good. By combining their expertise the charity scheme will be able to provide widespread support to local good causes.

Tameside 4 Good makes it easier for businesses and people to help local good causes through the giving of time and skills, money and resources. Tony Okotie, chief executive of Community and Voluntary Action Tameside, commented: “Through Tameside 4 Good we will build better relationships between businesses, local residents and community, voluntary and faith organisations....more