Blog | Goodwork - Part 2

Oral Health Foundation

Oral Health Foundation helping children in Togo look after their teeth. Although the World Health Organisation estimates that five billion people worldwide suffer from tooth decay, oral health is an area that people in the UK definitely take for granted. Tooth brushing, braces, dentist appointments – all of these activities are manifestations of the great…

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Hope Hospital

World’s first crowdfunded hospital opens its doors to patients in Aleppo. When watching or reading the news it can often feel like there is so much going on that we can do little about. Thankfully, that’s not the case. Crowdfunding websites give us the chance to come together to collectively change people’s lives. 4,800 people…

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Refood

The social enterprise that rescues food from the bin and feeds 2,500 people a day. On Friday mornings, volunteer Igor Bjelac pulls up to the loading area behind the Sapperton Save-On Foods to pick up a healthy load of less-than-perfect produce. That fresh food will make its way to meal programs from New Westminster to…

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Memusi Foundation

Man starts education charity in Kenya after giving away pencils. When Matthew Norton gave a little boy a few pencils whilst on holiday in Kenya 12 years ago, he was astounded by the gratitude he received for such a simple gesture. Matthew discovered that over 46 million children do not have access to education or…

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Shipping containers

Shipping containers: the answer to London’s housing crisis? Ealing Council has become the first London borough to house homeless people in recycled shipping containers.  Can a steel box be a home? Yes, say the bosses at Ealing Council, who have decided to place a group of homeless people in 34 re-purposed, ready-to-live-in shipping containers in…

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War Horse Memorial

Strength in adversity. Goodwork are delighted to support the War Horse Memorial campaign which will be the first national memorial dedicated to the millions of UK, Allied and Commonwealth horses, mules and donkeys lost during The Great War. It will pay tribute to the nobility, courage, unyielding loyalty and immeasurable contribution these animals played in…

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Anchal Project

The nonprofit offering a better way to buy clothing and home goods. The clothing we buy in the United States today may be cheap. But is it ethical? Was it made by exploitive companies? One Louisville nonprofit is offering a better way to buy clothing and home goods that help bring women out of exploitation…

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Soc Ent South East Asia

In search of social enterprise in South East Asia. In this photo diary, Katie Moss and Joseph Thomas share impressions from their 10,000km purpose-driven, human powered expedition from Vietnam to Nepal to discover social enterprises that focus on gender equality and climate change. Have you ever thought about leaving your job to raise awareness of…

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LEAP

‘It’s the best day of my life’. Man helped by social enterprise The Feed celebrates opening of its new market stall.  A market stall designed to give disadvantaged adults a chance to improve their lives has opened, following a £21,000 crowdfunder bid supported by the public. Social enterprise LEAP – and their trading arm The…

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Ethical Champions

PRCA Ethical Champions Awards nomination. Goodwork were delighted to be nominated in the ‘Very Small Agency’ category in the recently launched PRCA Ethical Champions awards held on Tuesday 27th March. The awards are aimed at celebrating the PR and communications agencies that are ethical and proud of it. Ethical Champions are the latest step in…

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