Camila Batmanghelidjh alleges that her critics have found nothing wrong with her charity except that it doesn’t have enough money.
Posts Tagged: Charities
As with aid, too many governments seem to have struck a Faustian pact with the third sector: money for good headlines, with no inconvenient scrutiny.
Gareth B Streeter: If politics is to be more charitable, some third-sector organisations must change the way they campaign
As a Parliamentary candidates, I discovered that some charities will have to change the way they campaign of they want a gentler, kinder, more constructive politics.
Lisa Nandy promises the return of the Sock Puppets.
And, happily, it’s starting to get it from charities operating in conjunction with the Church of Scotland.
Charlie Elphicke MP: Miliband needs all the help he can get – but charities should not be providing it
The Charity Commission has found that the IPPR’s ‘close involvement’ with Labour crossed a line.
Members of the armed forces, doctors, nurses, shopkeepers…and, yes, news journalists.
A tribute to the charities helping the lonely, sick, isolated and dependent on Thursday – and throughout the rest of each year.
Mark Fox: What I learned from David Cameron about interviews. And what he could contribute to volunteering.
People willing to give their time and experience for nothing in support of others is a valuable and precious part of our society.
Harriet Maltby: Sunshine is winning the day. Here’s evidence that Britain’s getting better – not worse
More freedom. Strong families. New jobs. More giving. This year’s Prosperity Index from the Legatum Institute is a rebuke to the doomsters and gloomsters.
Support from local businesses, active citizenship, and the occasional competition – these are the ingredients for a strong civil society.
My regret is that, blamed for the disappointing result of 2010, the Conservatives dropped it as a slogan, and adopted a policy of “show not tell”.
Plus: Miliband’s dire speech. My IDS agony. Lip-synching in German while having 100 red balloons poured over my head. And: Where to find me in Birmingham.
James O’Shaughnessy: Eradicating childhood illiteracy should be at the heart of the next Conservative manifesto
One in five children leave primary school unable to read, write and count at an age-appropriate level. Save the Children’s new campaign aims to correct that.
If some charities were acting in a way that was genuinely balanced, they would have been more vocal in criticising the last Labour Government.