Resilience - Surviving and Thriving in Times of Uncertainty

In the current climate, many charitable organisations have had to make an extremely difficult decision; serve their beneficiaries, or ensure their own survival. 

Read on for our thoughts!

How Has Volunteering Impacted Me? Volunteer's Perspective

Link UP Volunteer Chris talks here about the impact Skileld Volunteering has had for him! "My background in the IT industry was geared to the projects: understanding the problem, sorting a solution and successful delivery. Link UP is a bunch of very committed individuals – but the organisation and its ethos is far greater than the sum of the parts!"

The Future is Now, but What Does it Look Like?

Over the past few weeks life has changed dramatically. What has become obvious is the immense capacity of people to do good, to care for one another, to help out when times become tough. This is what SGOs are quietly doing on the front lines all the time, not just during a crisis. Read on here for our take on the importance of the Voluntary Sector's reactions to Coronavirus.

How Has Volunteering Impacted Me? Volunteer's Perspective

Link UP Volunteer Nada explains why volunteering through Link UP London is different from any other volunteering she has done before. "Being a Link UP volunteer has given me two priceless things: my professional pride back and knowledge that I have made a difference to the work of some great charities in my own community".

Thoughtful Engagement in Corporate Social Repsonsibility

Over the past few weeks life has changed dramatically and Social Good Organisations. What has become obvious is the immense capacity of people to do good, to care for one another, to help out when times become tough. This is what SGOs are quietly doing on the front lines all the time, not just during a crisis. Read on here for our take on the importance of the Voluntary Sector's reactions to Coronavirus.

The Value of Skilled Volunteering

When we began in 2016, many organisations came to us looking for front line volunteers, but this is not what we set out to do. Rather we were testing the theory that people would be willing to volunteer their skills on short-term structured projects to help charitable organisations in their community do their work better. 

What Did We Learn in 2019?

The Link UP team has worked diligently this past year to deliver to the communities we work in and create meaningful connections for individuals and organisations. Building an organisation is always a challenging experience, some things work and others don’t, and lots of learning goes on in the process! Read on for our learnings from 2019!

Get in touch with us via hello@linkuplondon.org to speak to a member of our team!