Putting your plan into words

browningyork Planning

I recently became a trustee for a local literacy charity, ABC to read. We train volunteers to go into schools and work one to one with children who are struggling to read. Supporting them in this way builds their motivation to read and increases their confidence and life skills. It’s a genuine honour to be part of such a fabulous …

Communication is child’s play – or is it?

browningyork Planning

As the whole world (or at least a large part of it) went baby-mad last week (“welcome to the world, Prince George!”), I’ve been giving some thought to communicating with babies and children. As the mother of a 5-and-a-half-year-old daughter, a large part of my time is spent communicating with her and has been ever since she was born. So …

Social media for charities

browningyork Communication channels, Planning

I found a post about making time for social media in charities and social enterprises – take a look to see Zoe Amar’s perspective. If you are going to use social media, for whatever purpose, then it is certainly true that there are two key things that you need: – A strategic plan for what you want to achieve through social …