How a branch of the Red Cross uses Huddle for Collaboration

“Huddle is the primary tool that we use to track volunteers. We have over 3,700 volunteers who are managed by 18 full-time employees. One of the best ongoing uses of Huddle for us is tracking and organising the suggestions, ideas and concerns that come in from volunteers” – Michael Hersher, American Red Cross.

This case study runs through the problems faced by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area, the decision-making process they took, and how that decision has helped the charity achieve even more.

Cloud collaboration for charities – is Box.org your best option?

Box.org provides organisations with Box’s file-sharing, content management and cloud collaboration service.

They’re signed up to our tt-exchange donation programme to provide access to UK charities that might not otherwise be able to access the software.

This article runs through some of the features, and explains some of the options available to charities.

Helping a Scottish charity manage documents with Box software

The Westhill & District Men’s Shed was the first branch of the Men’s Sheds to be set up in Scotland.

“Everyone had a document they’d copied, saved somewhere and made changes to. Some files might be named ‘latest’ even though they dated from a year before”, says their chairman, Nick Pilbeam.

Check out this case study for the issues they faced and the solution they found.

The Sabre Charitable Trust – transforming teacher training with tech

The Sabre Charitable Trust is a charity working to improve the lives of poor and marginalised children in Ghana.

They focus particularly on improving children’s access to quality, early-years education, which involves building better schools and delivering transformational teacher training among other things.

This case study explains the sorts of things they are doing to make sure that their award-winning Transformational Teacher Training programme has the best impact it possibly can on children and teachers in the Ghana.

How we chose Expensify – a charity decision-making case study

We’ve written about how to make decisions that improve how effectively your charity operates, and why the solutions you’ll find are usually tech-based.

Now, so that you can see it in practice, here’s a case study on us at Tech Trust, and our decision to move expense processing to Expensify.

Success Story: TwentyTwenty

TwentyTwenty is a small charity working across the two counties of Leicestershire and Rutland. Their aim is to help young people develop self-belief, self-worth and motivation, whilst gaining academic qualifications and work skills that will lead to finding and keeping good jobs. The charity is less than a decade old, but is making a substantial on-going impact on the communities it serves. Joanna Burrows is the Community Fundraiser there. “We’re an educational charity that works with the most disadvantaged young people in our region,” she says. “Last year we helped 400  young people to get qualifications, and 90% of those went…
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