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 […]
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 […]
Liz Potter’s double mastectomy following breast cancer left her determined to speak up for the NHS
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 […]
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.
***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 […]
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 […]
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 […]