#3 - Here’s a quick take on the most relevant and useful content and events produced by our network and beyond over the last six days. Hat tip to SCVO in Scotland for helping make sure we don’t go short during this Bank Holiday week!

1. How Samaritans are using digital and mobile to respond to COVID-19

Published by Charity Digital

Useful because it:

  • Describes three different changes they’ve made, that will help you reflect on your own charity’s changes
  • Suggests three key questions that we think all charities should consider: changing needs, digital resources and balancing supply and demand in short, medium and long term

Read the article. 

2. How charities are making their services digital

Published by Lightful

Useful because it:

  • Provides examples from ten different charities that could inspire your own ideas
  • Includes examples of campaigns, web pages, Hubs, virtual groups, web chats and online workshops

Read it here.

3. Building and sustaining online communities

Podcast published by SCVO, with contributions from four organisations.

Useful because it:

  • Will give you ideas for how to build your own communities
  • Includes contributions from people who have built online communities before and during the pandemic

Listen to the pod.

4. How to stay one step ahead of cyber scammers

Blog by Alison Stone, Cyber Resilience Lead at SCVO

Useful because it: 

  • Explains how to identify scams and fraudulent messages online
  • Provides links to the most helpful resources for deeper insights


5. DigiShift Zoom call - Digital services for refugees, asylum seekers and ESOL

Friday 8th May, 11am-12pm

Explore digital service delivery in the refugee, asylum seekers and ESOL sectors..

Sign up.

More next week

We’ve managed to stick to five this week but as there's only three puppies in the picture above we owe you another two ;)

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