Charity sector needs financial help to ensure it survives pandemic, says Armstrong

The charity sector needs financial help to ensure it survives the coronavirus pandemic, Alliance Communities spokesperson Kellie Armstrong MLA has said. Ms Armstrong said opening up grant schemes to include charities and social enterprises would be a major step towards making sure they can continue delivering services after the COVID-19 crisis. “The community and voluntary […]

Armstrong welcomes boost to charity sector

Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong, Deputy Chair of the Communities Committee has welcomed plans to give the charity sector a financial boost as the coronavirus pandemic continues to bring financial pressures across all aspects of life in Northern Ireland. The Alliance Party’s Communities spokesperson, Kellie was speaking after the latest Ministerial update in the Assembly – […]

Howard meets with NSPCC reps in Belfast

Alliance High Sheriff Carole Howard has today spent time at NSPCC headquarters in Belfast, one of her chosen charities for the year. The event was attended by those who handle Child Line calls, child protection and other issues concerning the welfare of young people in Northern Ireland. She said: “I was delighted to meet with […]