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Last updated June 2019

Member News

News relating to the activities and work of our ACO charity members. Please contact us if you would like to add news about your organisation here.

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  • The Journalists Charity - Helping journalists since 1864
    Welcome to the Journalists’ Charity

    Helping journalists since 1864, The Journalists’ Charity distributes grants and other forms of financial assistance to those in urgent need. In 2018, it will pay out between £400,000 and £500,000 in more than 140 cases, with beneficiaries’ ages ranging from those in their 20s to those in their 90s.

  • Medical profession stress - female medical professional in crouching position
    Stress, burnout and wellbeing among UK dentists

    The BDA Benevolent Fund is receiving an increased demand for their help, echoing a recently published report into the high levels of stress and burnout in the profession arising from the pressure of regulation and fear of litigation.

  • Building & Civil Engineering Charitable Trust - Building with logo of the Building & Civil Engineering Charitable Trust logo
    Mowlem Award 2019 open for applications

    B&CE’s Charitable Trust, which provides support for construction workers and the industry, is calling for organisations to apply for the Mowlem Award 2019.

  • The Royal Alfred Seafarers' Society - Female staff at RAs Belvedere House Care Home
    Royal Alfred Celebrates Contribution of Female Staff on IWD

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is celebrating International Women’s Day by raising awareness of the social care industry’s dependence on dedicated female care workers.

  • Officers Association - Our Impact 2017 -2018 report photo
    OA Helps Over 5,400 Officers

    The Officers’ Association has increased support to serving and former officers developing their post-military careers, as highlighted in their latest Impact Report. The OA Employment Team provided 1,125 one-to-one career consultations and CV reviews. In addition, over 1,100 jobs were posted onto the OA Executive Jobs Board.

  • Pub Bar Taps - Pub Bar Taps
    Pubcos Set For Mental Health Training

    Pubcos around the country are to receive training on how to spot the warning signs of mental health issues amongst their workforce, and how to deal with problems, under a ground-breaking new initiative being launched by the Licenced Trade Charity.

  • Harry Specters chocolates - Insurance Charities teams up with Harry Specters chocolates
    Insurance Charities teams up with Harry Specters chocolates

    The Insurance Charities has partnered with Harry Specters chocolates – a social enterprise set up by Mona, Shaz and their son Ash, who has autism - and will include Harry Specters chocolates in their Awareness Week charity boxes and bags.

  • ICE Benevolent Fund - members of staff atennd AGM
    All change at the ICE Ben Fund

    The ICE Benevolent Fund has undergone a modernisation and transformation process over the past decade that continues to evolve and shows no sign of slowing down.

  • FOTE Football Friends - Football Friends brings individuals aged 65 or over together over a shared love of football
    Football Friends meet West Ham legend

    Participants from Friends of the Elderly programme Any Old Irons, which is run in partnership with West Ham United Foundation, met renowned footballer Tony Cottee.

  • The Snail and the Whale illustration - children’s favourite, The Snail and the Whale, written by former children's laureate Julia Donaldson
    Family Fund help sign story for World Book Day

    A group of organisations, including Family Fund, have created a video of children’s favourite The Snail and the Whale using Makaton sign language. The Snail and the Whale is by former children's laureate Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Room on the Broom.

  • The Charity for Civil Servants - Charity for Civil Servants in Times Top 100 NFPs 2019
    Charity for Civil Servants in Times Top 100 NFPs 2019

    The Charity for Civil Servants has been ranked 34th in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to Work For.

  • New trustee appointments at iprovision - Lizzie D’Angelo, Baroness Olly Grender and James Harkness
    New trustee appointments at iprovision

    The Chartered Institute of Public Relations benevolent fund, iprovision, has strengthened its board with the appointment of three new trustees – Lizzie D’Angelo, Baroness Olly Grender and James Harkness.

  • Sons & Friends of the Clergy becomes Clergy Support Trust - Graphics from the Clergy Support Trust website
    Sons & Friends of the Clergy now Clergy Support Trust

    The 364-year old clergy support charity Sons & Friends has re-launched and re-branded itself as Clergy Support Trust. The aim of the re-brand is to make the charity’s name more inclusive and its work more accessible to Anglican clergy, almost a third of whom are now women.