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Membership Spotlight: Wai Yin Society

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Every month we feature one of our members and ask them what their organisation is about and what they’ve been up to. This month we caught up with Lisa Mok, Assistant Director of Wai Yin Society.
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By Eva Nyandoro, Voice4Change England

Every month we feature one of our members and ask them what their organisation is about and what they’ve been up to. This month we caught up with Lisa Mok, Assistant Director of Wai Yin Society.

Wai Yin Society was founded in 1988 by a group of Chinese women in Greater Manchester who wanted to support women who suffered domestic violence and breakdowns in family life. Over the years the society’s programmes have expanded to meet the demands of Black and minority ethnic (BME) community groups in Manchester.  This year, Wai Yin Chinese Women’s Society changed its name to the Wai Yin Society

V4CE responds to recent budget statement

Following Chancellor George Osborne's recent budget statement, V4CE CEO Kunle Olulode has issued a response arguing that the government must do more to protect the community and voluntary sector.
 

Membership Spotlight: Feed the People

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Every month we feature one of our members and ask them what their organisation is about and what they’ve been up to. This month we caught up with Allicia Pearce, founder of Feed the People.
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By Eva Nyandoro, Voice4Change England

Every month we feature one of our members and ask them what their organisation is about and what they’ve been up to. This month we caught up with Allicia Pearce, founder of Feed the People.

Allicia Pearce and her young volunteers have setup a new soup kitchen in a deprived part of Newton, Birmingham. The project feeds growing numbers of people in the community who are experiencing social and economic challenges. Allicia took a break from her schedule to talk to Voice4Change England about the soup kitchen.

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