Majority support small charities but less than half can name one

first_img Tagged with: Research / statistics small charities  407 total views,  2 views today Melanie May | 20 June 2019 | News Majority support small charities but less than half can name one Two thirds (67%) of people in the UK think small charities have a positive impact on their local community according to CAF research released during this year’s Small Charity Week.However, less people think this is the case both nationally and internationally, Charities Aid Foundation’s findings show, and less than half – 41% – of people could name at least one small charity when asked.According to the research, 71% of people in the UK say they have helped a small charity at some point, whether through donating money, sponsoring, fundraising, volunteering or giving goods away, such as to a charity shop.It also shows that 64% of people are likely donate money to a small charity in the future, whilst 66% are likely to give goods, and that older generations are likelier to give goods to small charities, whilst 16-24 year olds are more likely than average to volunteer their time.Tessa Tyler Todd, Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Small Charities Coalition commented:“It’s great that a majority of the public is likely to support small charities in the future and view their impact as positive. Having said that, it’s clear that we need to raise more awareness.”“Raising awareness of small charities will ensure that more can have an impact on people’s lives. The time to do that is now; Small Charity Week is the ideal time to support these relationships.”The research was conducted by YouGov, which surveyed 1,096 adults from 20-26 May online. Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13  408 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Uneven Road to Recovery

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Uneven Road to Recovery  Print This Post The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: Race for HQ2 Tightens Next: Working Towards a Common Goal Share Save Tagged with: Aaron Terrazas Foreclosure Great Recession HOUSING mortgage Zillow Aaron Terrazas Foreclosure Great Recession HOUSING mortgage Zillow 2018-11-07 Donna Joseph Though the median U.S. home is worth 9.8 percent more today than its pre-recession peak, the path to regaining home value has been uneven for the less-financially sound households even today. Median home values have recovered at a much faster pace in the country’s national market as opposed to nearby areas of the same markets, that faced a higher rate of foreclosures, according to an analysis by Zillow. In the aftermath of the housing crisis, numerous homes in several ZIP codes are still burdened. Zillow’s analysis titled, Uneven Recovery: Many High-Foreclosure ZIP Codes Haven’t Bounced Back’, points to ZIP codes with homes that suffered the highest foreclosure rates during the pre-recession period recovered at a much lower rate than homes in nearby ZIP codes with fewer foreclosures. Across the nation’s largest 35 metros, 54.3 percent of homes in areas with the fewest foreclosures have fully recovered, compared to on 39.1 percent of homes in areas with the most foreclosures.Commenting on the crisis, Aaron Terrazas, Senior Economist at Zillow, said, “The Great Recession is far in the rear-view mirror, but economists are beginning to ask how long the current economic expansion can run on. Communities that experienced the sharpest downturns a decade ago could find themselves confronting the next economic downturn–when it does eventually arrive–having not yet fully recovered from the last one.”Recovery overall has been slow in places like Riverside, California, compared to divergent metros in neighboring metros such as San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego, leading to wealth disparities. The analysis found that nearly half of the homes foreclosed across the country were in the bottom third in terms of value. In sharp contrast, high-foreclosure areas in Chicago and Miami recovered at a slightly higher rate.Twelve out of 19 cities with a disparity in recovery rates are perceived to have recovered from recession losses. In Atlanta, the median home value has increased by 13.6 percent compared to its largest pre-recession value. However, only 39.4 percent of homes in Atlanta’s high-foreclosure ZIP codes have recovered their pre-recession peak values, compared to 77.6 percent of homes in low foreclosure ZIPs. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles Donna Joseph is a Dallas-based writer who covers technology, HR best practices, and a mix of lifestyle topics. She is a seasoned PR professional with an extensive background in content creation and corporate communications. Joseph holds a B.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Mass Communication, both from the University of Bangalore, India. She is currently working on two books, both dealing with women-centric issues prevalent in oppressive as well as progressive societies. She can be reached at [email protected] Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Market Studies, Newscenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago November 7, 2018 1,623 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Uneven Road to Recovery About Author: Donna Joseph Subscribelast_img read more