National Family Fund – Unprecedented donations in calls for justice @ home

Cash Increasesource: National Family Fund
published: 14 June 2020

Initially triggered by the tragic death of George Floyd, international protests and a Tweet from Oonagh Ryder (@oonskie) and subsequent follow-up Tweets by Lucy Brisbane McKay (@lucybrisbane) and others, we have seen unprecedented donations to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) in May and June 2020.

During this period we received over 900 single donations, and monthly donors increase from a few dozen to 140+ and thereby ensuring good levels of regular donor income.

This has meant that the NMPMFF are now poised to open their first ever funding round since it launched the original Crowdfunder appeal in September 2015.

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Secure video calls to help prisoners maintain family ties

Woman on Laptopsource: GOV.UK News
published: 15 May 2020

Secure video calls will be introduced to prisons and young offender institutions (YOIs) across England and Wales to maintain vital family contact for prisoners and young offenders during the coronavirus pandemic.

Following a successful trial at HMP Berwyn, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) is installing the technology at 10 institutions with a wider rollout in the coming weeks.

The measure is part of wider action to preserve family ties after social visits in prisons and YOIs were suspended, to comply with the government’s guidance on controlling the spread of coronavirus and protecting life.

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Just by shopping you can support the National Memorial Family Fund

National Family Fund Fundraisingprovided by: Tippa Naphtali
published: 25 March 2020

You can now support the National Memorial Family Fund every time you shop online…  It’s Simple!

You can easily help raise money for the Fund simply by doing something that we all do on a regular basis… Our shopping for food, furniture, DIY, garden products, movies, clothing or items via Amazon, eBay and many others.

Visit our Easyfundraising page for details and registration here : www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/nationalmemorialfamily

The National Memorial Family Fund is led by 4WardEverUK, in association with Migrant Media, and the United Families & Friends Campaign

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