Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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Donations to Stephen Sutton’s fundraising page have passed the £4m mark, ahead of the inspirational teenager’s funeral this afternoon.
Imperial College London has received its largest donation of £40m from the philanthropist Michael Uren and his foundation.
Sue Ryder has opened a charity shop in Slough in partnership with a local homelessness charity that offers homeless people volunteering placements.
A dozen Jewish charities pay their chief executives more than £100,000 each, according to a Jewish Chronicle investigation into executive pay.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
JustGiving has released an updated set of tools to help charities build fundraising apps.
The Badger Trust has said continuing a badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset is illegal without independent monitoring and has applied for a judicial review at the High Court.
Charity chief executive pay has made front page headlines again after the Belfast Telegraph revealed that the chief executive of Praxis Care earned £142,000 last year.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into My Community UK to look into concerns about trustees getting unauthorised private benefits.