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One big charity comms family

25 April 2017

At CharityComms, we like to think we’re one big family. We love our members, those who have supported us, contributed their time, money and energy and everyone who has been part of our community. 

This April, CharityComms turned 10. Since 2007, we’ve been flying the flag for comms in the third sector growing from 0 members to 4,000 individuals from over 500 charities. We've welcomed 16,751 of you to our events and matched 555 of you in mentoring partnerships. 

Here are some of the reasons our members think of us like family.  

A place to meet like-minded people

CharityComms has enabled me to meet like-minded people working in different organisations up and down the country. It’s great to be able to hear how things work in different teams and organisations, share ideas and best practice, and comfort each other over the challenges and frustrations we all share!
Helen Appleton, internal communications officer, St. John Ambulance

Never alone

…support, solidarity, great events, celebration, chance to talk about challenges, an amazing team, and a place where I don’t feel alone!
Clare Skelton, marketing & communications manager, FoodCycle

Learning from others

Being a member of CharityComms gives us the opportunity to learn from others in the sector, provide the evidence we need to push for change, and to ensure that we’re continually improving our communications. 
Sophie Appleby, communications manager, Youth Music

Continuing the celebrations

Keep an eye out for our communications benchmark, out soon, and our best charity communication campaign poll in July. We’ll also be hosting a special Inspiring Communicator Awards in November. Find out what we've got planned to celebrate our tenth anniversary. 

Susheila Juggapah

senior digital supporter retention officer, Scope

Sushi joined Scope in October 2018 to support retention of Scope's monthly subscription product, Mindful Monsters, an exciting way for families to explore mindfulness. She previously worked at CharityComms and continues to host the CharityComms podcast with Robyn. Sushi has worked with various charities and non-profits for the past eight years, specialising in digital communications and supporter journeys.