Welsh Charities Week

15 - 19 November 2021

Welsh Charities Week will take place for the first time between the 15-19 November 2021.

Join us as we celebrate the charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers that enrich all of our lives here in Wales.

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of people in Wales do at least one day of volunteering per year

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Voluntary organisations in Wales

Cardiff & Powys

Most voluntary organisations are located in Cardiff (3,860 organisations) and Powys (3,696)

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Gwynedd has the highest levels of volunteering in Wales

65-74
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are the demographic who give the most of their time – 30.1% of this group volunteer

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of people in Wales do at least one day of volunteering per year

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Voluntary organisations in Wales

Cardiff & Powys

Most voluntary organisations are located in Cardiff (3,860 organisations) and Powys (3,696)

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Gwynedd has the highest levels of volunteering in Wales

65-74 Year Olds

are the demographic who give the most of their time – 30.1% of this group volunteer

About

Welsh Charities Week will take place between the 15-19 November 2021. The aim of the week is to celebrate and shine a light on the amazing work of charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers across Wales.

Organised by WCVA, Welsh Charities Week is supported by ITV Cymru Wales.

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Get Involved

Welsh Charities Week is all about celebrating the fantastic work that charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers, do across Wales every day.

During Welsh Charities Week you can show your love and support for charities across Wales, in the following ways:

Give them a shout out on social media

Give them a shout out on your social media platform of choice

Tell us why you love them and remember to use #WelshCharitiesWeek

We’ll have a different theme for every day of the week.

Donate

This week is a good time to make a donation to your favourite charity. Remember it doesn’t have to be a cash donation- it could be a bag of clothes or other items for your local charity shop or you could even donate some of your time by volunteering (see below).

You could also raise some money for your favourite charity by taking part in the ‘Whose coat’s that jacket?’ challenge! For more information on the challenge, please download our campaign pack.

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Sign up to become a volunteer

Do you have some spare time on your hands and feel like you could use it to do some good? Why not sign up to become a volunteer?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer a good place to start is
www.volunteering-wales.net

For more information

about how to get involved, download our campaign pack below 

Charities

If you’re a charity, voluntary organisation or community group

Send us photos

of the great work you do to display in the Welsh Charities Week website gallery (please make sure you have the permission of everyone featured)

Email us here

Share a short video

about your work on social media and remember to use #WelshCharitiesWeek. We’ve created a simple guide on how to create your video

Help us highlight

the work of our sector by using our campaign pack 

What’s Going On

Each day we will focus on different aspects of how charities, voluntary groups and volunteers make a difference every day across Wales.

Get involved by telling us your stories on social media:

Monday - 15 November 2021

Tell us about a time a charity or volunteer helped you or even changed your life. Share your story using #WelshCharitiesWeek and #gratitude

Tuesday – 16 November 2021

Tell us about the people you’ve met through working with, volunteering for or supporting charities. Share your story using #WelshCharitiesWeek and #connections and remember to tag the people you met!

Wednesday – 17 November 2021

Tell us about a proud moment you’ve had while volunteering or working with a charity. Share you story using #WelshCharitiesWeek and #TheBest

Thursday – 18 November 2021

Make us laugh or smile and tell us a funny or heartwarming thing that happened to you while involved with a charity or voluntary organisation. Share your story using #WelshCharitiesWeek and #MakeUsSmile

Friday – 19 November 2021

Tell us in your own words why charities deserve our support all year round. Share your thoughts using #WelshCharitiesWeek and #NotJustAWeek

Resources

To help you get involved in celebrating Welsh Charities Week we’ve put together some useful materials to help you make the most of the week.

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