No doubt about it, lockdown has been tough.
With incomes lost or stretched to breaking, and job uncertainty at what feels like an all-time high, we’ve all become accustomed to watching our pennies.
But while the impact of reduced spending comes with some positives – anyone shedding a tear over slowing consumption? – for charities, it has been a treacherous time, with small organisations the most grossly impacted. While non-profits who act as major employers have been offered similar support to businesses, for smaller charities who rely on volunteers and piecemeal donations to run, times are trickier.
At The Flock, we’ve been speaking to the female founders of five small organisations impacted by the COVID crisis to find out how they’ve been continuing to help others through this time – and what we, as individuals, can do to help them continue their great work…
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