At Its In Nottingham, over the course of the last few months we have been regularly highlighting brilliant charitable organisations and their outstanding efforts across the city. We have rounded up all of our recent releases in case you missed out and you can also find out about some of the fundraisers that will be happening in Nottingham.
Base 51 are the young people’s charity, providing support to 11-25 year old’s and helping them to reach their full potential. As well as working with young people, Base 51 also has guidance for parents seeking support for their children.
For young people looking to get involved in an array of fun and educational events, Base 51 has a whole host of programs and activities available. Those looking to get involved in other ways can also make one time or regular donations, engage in volunteer opportunities and create corporate donations.
In week two we caught up with Double Impact a substance misuse charity helping those that have or still do struggle with addiction. Double Impact have made it their mission to support and restore the lives of those affected by drug and alcohol addiction.
The cool and refreshing space of Cafe Sobar on Friar Lane is the innovative initiative by Double Impact that provides a sober zone serving delicious food and drinks. Not only is it a top spot in the city centre for refreshments but all profits go straight to the charity.
On the last Friday of every month you can find Sobar Socials in full swing with an evening full of live entertainment including music, comedy, open mic nights or poetry. Everyone is welcome and can enjoy free entry plus 25% off food and drinks with a valid discount card.
Whilst physical events are on hold, Cafe Sobar is continuing the fun with their latest online event, Throwback Fun. Head to their YouTube channel and discover their favourite throwbacks.
The Wellbeing Hub supports a variety of great causes covering mental health, drug and alcohol use, employment and housing. Within the organisations there are a variety of services each covering particular areas to seeking support as simple as possible. The aim of the charity is to assist people by providing free and confidential advice and support for those in need; on a typical day it is possible for The Wellbeing Hub to help up to 300 people.
You can find out about events for April with Framework and The Wellbeing Hub. This month you can get involved with the ‘Level Up’ gaming challenge and support a great cause at the same time. If donating to this charity is also of interest to you, donations can also be made through the Framework donation page.
As a Charity the Nottingham Women’s Centre, provides a safe space for all women. Their mission is to support all women in a variety of ways from seeking asylum and avoiding abuse to mental health awareness and those simply wanting to alter their current circumstances.
There’s the opportunity to become a member of the Nottingham Women’s Centre where you can get access to a range of benefits including using one of the last remaining women’s libraries. Other ways to get involved without a membership include one-time donations and helping with volunteer opportunities.
We are continuing to shout out more of the wonderful charities within the city that are consistently supporting people day in day out. Make sure you keep an eye out for our latest Charity of the Week.
Nottingham's independent businesses have teamed up with us and The Great British Exchange to set up shop in John Lewis & Partners this summer.