Information for Journalists
Charity Link is delighted to help journalists with features on poverty and welfare issues.
Charity Link CEO Mrs Susan McEniff is available for interview regarding the charity’s work and the surrounding issues.
Charity Link may also be able to provide links to those who have benefitted from its support and who are happy to speak regarding their own experiences of poverty and hardship.
For further information please contact:
- Susan McEniff, CEO: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0116 222 2212
- Rachel Markham, Communications and Fundraising Officer: Rachel.email@example.com Tel: 0116 222 2218
Our latest news releases can also be found below.
"It’s fantastic to see all the ways the community comes together to improve the lives of people in need. From undertaking challenges, to dress-up days, quizzes, raffles and cake-bakes, to donating, setting up a regular gift, volunteering or spreading the word, it all helps to ensure people living in hardship are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life that we all deserve."
[Release issued by CURVE – 16th December 2022] Curve has partnered with local organisation Charity Link to share a magical Christmas experience with Leicestershire children and families. Working together for the fourth year, Curve presented a special performance of festive…Read More
Charity Link, a Leicester-based charity supporting people in hardship and crisis, is appealing for guests to join its annual ‘Sleepover’ on Friday 11th November. The event will raise desperately needed funds to help the charity support an increased number of…Read More
The Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge, a 16 mile walk around scenic Charnwood organised by Charity Link, has helped to raise over £11,000 to provide essential items to local families who are struggling during the cost of living crisis. 120 challengers…Read More
Charity Link, a Leicester-based charity supporting people in hardship in crisis throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, has appointed Susan McEniff to the new role of CEO to help drive the charity forward as it heads towards its 150th year…Read More
Charity Link, a Leicester-based charity supporting people in financial hardship throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, is inviting people to take on its annual Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge on Sunday 18th September. The 16 mile Challenge starts and finishes at…Read More
18th August 2021 Leicester-based charity Charity Link has been supporting people in financial hardship (through the provision of essential items), for over 140 years. Having previously helped during Spanish Flu and two World Wars, Charity Link has been well-placed to…Read More
2nd November 2021 Charity Link and ‘Knit for Community’ have joined forces to provide 30 blankets for mums and families struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby. Representatives from Leicester-based charity Charity Link…Read More
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In the last three months together, we have helped 1778 people, including 717 children and provided £535,349 of support.
That's 2053 items to help improve vulnerable people's lives.