Category Archives: Welfare

There For You – How we can help

Here is a useful presentation on how Branch Welfare Officers can promote ‘There for you – UNISON Welfare’ at Branch AGMs or similar membership events. On the first slide, there is an embedded Word document which contains speakers notes to assist you with the presentation’. Welfare Home

Andy’s Welfare Fund Pyrenees Adventure

Andy Douglas of the Stirling Branch trained hard for his latest adventure in May – a 26 mile walk through the beautiful Pyrenees to raise money for a cause close to his heart, There for You, UNISON’s Welfare Fund. He joined another 11 UNISON walkers (hailing from from Dundee to Devon via Northern Ireland) for […]

New Lanark Family Fun Day 27 August

Our UNISON members, family and friends fun day is on Sunday 27 August at New Lanark world heritage site. See the poster on the right which I would appreciate if you could circulate and display. We have all the usual activities for a great day out – music, stalls, face painting, balloon sculpting, birds of prey, […]

A celebration of 2016

Slides celebrating There For You achievements in 2016. UNISON’s charity makes a positive difference to thousands of members’ lives Our mission: • To be an invaluable resource within UNISON • To provide quality advice, information and assistance • Offer financial support to those members who are suffering unexpected hardship • To deliver services which are […]

School uniform grants

The 2017 deadline was 21 July but check back here for next year’s scheme. Families on low incomes can struggle to make ends meet, especially just before the start of the new school year. UNISON’s scheme helps members on low incomes deal with the cost of school uniforms. The 2017 school uniform grant is now […]

Sponsor Andy for UNISON’s Welfare Fund

Stirling Branch’s Andy Douglas will be heading to the Pyrenees as part of a group of 16 with three from Scotland to raise money for UNISON’s ‘There For You’ charity. They will be covering 40km in three days in May 2017. You can sponsor Andy on this form. Andy reports: “The registration fee is £295 and we are […]