SPARK Community Space has a window of opportunity for local businesses

SPARK Community Space has a window of opportunity for Portsmouth businesses to advertise right in the heart of the city. SPARK is a registered charity that welcomes anyone who feels pushed aside or overlooked by society, whether that’s because of illness, disability, redundancy, lack of qualifications or any other reason. They meet people, wherever they […]

The Friends of Mary Rose are seeking help with fundraising for a new minibus

Mary Rose Academy is a special school for 181 pupils aged 2-19 years, they provide a highly specialist, personalised curriculum for young people with the most profound, severe and complex learning difficulties.  In addition, the majority of pupils have co-occurring needs including ASC, severe physical disabilities and highly complex medical conditions.  The Friends of Mary […]

Trustees at Pompey In The Community

Pompey in the Community are looking to recruit a number of trustees in a voluntary role who have high level of experience in: Finance Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Marketing and Fundraising in UK Charity Sector While all applications will be judged on merit alone, they do welcome applications from those individuals from groups who […]

‘Comfort and Joy’ sharing some love at Christmas

Over 20 years ago, at a Portsmouth Housing Association meeting, two people chatted at the coffee break. That short conversation led to the development of Churches Homeless Action, a voluntary group of homelessness organisations and Churches that works to ensure that homelessness issues are kept on the churches’ agenda in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire, and […]

Mountjoy completes roofing work for local charity

Mountjoy recently carried out roofing works for local charity, Age Concern Hampshire, after being linked through Shaping Portsmouth’s Charity Support network. The repairs were completed at their Care and Wellbeing Centre in Locks Heath, following a leak within the roof caused by a failed vent tile. Age Concern Hampshire are a local charity that supports […]

Wimborne Primary School pupils welcome Digital Enablement donation

Wimborne Primary School pupils welcomed a donation of iPads via Shaping Portsmouth’s Digital Enablement programme. Wimborne pupils have been using the iPads to record themselves reporting on an ‘incident’ as part of their English lessons and used their science knowledge of materials to go on a material hunt around the school. They then used their learning from […]

Charity Support Network continues to grow

Shaping Portsmouth’s Charity Support Network is continuing to grow as we help support Charities within the City. Last week, our own Sam McGrath delivered tabards and aprons to the Buckland Soup Kitchen as a uniform for their volunteers. Shaping Portsmouth were placing an order for T shirts with Sea Dog Print Studio as the call came in, so we expanded our […]

Launching the Charity Support Network programme

Shaping Portsmouth is pleased to announce the pilot launch of our Charity Support Network, and we’re looking for businesses to sign up. Businesses can volunteer their time and expertise to build up a resource bank to provide free support to charities in the Portsmouth area.Charities can then request the support they need, and the Shaping Portsmouth team will […]