Aberdeen’s Third Sector
Discover regular updates and all the latest news from the hundreds of charities, voluntary organisations, community groups, social enterprises & more working within Aberdeen’s third sector.
Preston Gan returns to the shmu studio and chats with Mike about Ikigai - a Japanese concept referring to something that gives a person a sense of purpose or a reason for living and how this can relate to volunteering.
The latest programme with great guest Sarah from the RGU Lived Experience Persons Group in the studio speaking about the important and tremendous work and volunteering the RGU Lived Experience Persons Group do and how people can get involved.
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Autism & Neurodiversity North Scotland (A-ND) has announced the return of its fundraising dinner following this year's event which raised £46,000 for the Aberdeen-based autism support charity. Developed and organised in partnership with Aberdeen-based PR and...
Volunteers working for Aberdeen-based children’s charity AberNecessities have received The King’s Award for Voluntary Service for its work in supporting children living in poverty in the city and shire. he King’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award a...
Westfield Park, bordered by three schools, a sheltered housing complex, and a doctor's surgery, is a sanctuary accessible to all ages and abilities. The dedicated group of volunteers who regularly come together as Friends of Westfield Park, have worked tirelessly...
So Why Don’t You: November 10th with Paul O’Connor MBE from Inchgarth Community Centre and Sarah Chew from TechFest
The latest programme with great guests Paul from Inchgarth Community Centre and Sarah from TechFest in the studio speaking about the important and tremendous work and volunteering at Inchgarth Community Centre, TechFest and also as part of Trustees Week 2023 being Charity Trustees at ACVO, Aberdeen’s local third sector interface.
Befriend a Child appeals to public to bring Christmas cheer to local children living in difficult life circumstances
Local charity Befriend a Child has launched their annual Giving Tree Appeal, to ensure the children they support, and their siblings, have a magical Christmas with presents to open on Christmas morning and exciting new experiences to look forward to in the coming...
Gathimba Edwards Foundation launches winter campaign to support disadvantaged children in Kenya and Aberdeenshire
Aberdeen-based charity, Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) is launching its package of winter fundraising events and initiatives aimed at raising funds to support children and families in need in Kenya and Aberdeenshire. They are calling for members of the public as...