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A–Z of fundraising ideas

There for You guide. Let’s put the fun into fundraising!

Media on the UNISON National site.

Worried about the costs of sending children to school?

As we move into summer, the new school year starts to loom, and with it, worries over the cost of new school uniforms – but UNISON can help. If you’re a member and need help with the costs of new school uniforms, you can apply for a grant from our welfare arm There for You […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Winter fuel grants for members

Get help staying warm this winter With rising fuel costs and another cold winter looming, many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s Winter fuel bills. Help is at hand There for You, UNISON’s own charity has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by way […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

UNISON member goes topless in Birmingham for public services

Liz Potter’s double mastectomy following breast cancer left her determined to speak up for the NHS

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

There for You: at a time for grieving

UNISON took away some financial pressure after a member’s partner died of cancer

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON There for You AGM 2015

Date
17 June 2015 11:45am–1:30pm
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Congress Road, Glasgow, G3 8QT

Our annual general meeting is open to branch and regional welfare representatives

Event on the UNISON National site.

Never too big to care

UNISON is proud to be unique among unions in having a dedicated charity, There for You, which supports our members when life gets tough.

Article on the UNISON National site.

BWO Criteria Financial Assistance 2018

This policy document puts into context the criteria to be used for the assessment of applications to UNISON Welfare for financial assistance.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Food banks and fuel banks

This guide contains information about food banks – how they work and how UNISON branches can support members in need of emergency assistance both from There for You and by registering with your local food bank.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Family breaks

Information about help that is available for families on low incomes in need of a break

Media on the UNISON National site.

Support your local food bank this Christmas

As Britain succumbs to a poverty crisis, food banks are calling on people’s support to help those less fortunate, including children, who are facing hunger. Between April and September this year the Trussell Trust distributed more than 500,000 emergency food parcels to people in crisis –  over 188,500 of them to children. That means that for the […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

There for members – how our charity helped this winter

More than 600 UNISON members struggling to pay for their heating, have been awarded over £30,000 thanks to UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity, There For You.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Last chance – get help staying warm this winter

***Time is running out – claim by 15 February for your Winter Fuel Grant*** With rising fuel costs and another cold winter many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills. But help is at hand. There for You, UNISON’s welfare arm, has set up a limited fund to […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Get help with school uniform costs this summer

Struggling to make ends meet? Worried about back to school costs? Help is at hand. We have set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income with school uniform costs by way of a one-off payment of £40 per school age child, up to a maximum £120. In addition to our normal […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.

There for You needs you!

Apply now to be a trustee of UNISON’s own charity. Being a trustee of There for you (working name of UNISON Welfare) is a challenging but highly rewarding role. Trustees are responsible for directing the charity in line with our mission and ensuring the organisation is managed effectively. We are now looking for members with […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.