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Age UK, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of older people, and YouthNet, the exclusively online charity that supports young people, have been chosen as joint official charities for the 2013 Virgin London Marathon. The two charities have joined … Continue reading
The Cabinet Office and NESTA today announce a further 16 awards to be funded from the £10million Innovation in Giving Fund which aims to find and back innovative ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving. YouthNet will receive funding for … Continue reading
As ‘Mexxy’ (Methoxetamine) becomes the first legal high to be temporarily banned under new Government powers today, TheSite.org is offering young people aged 16 to 25 the facts about legal highs. The website, run by online charity YouthNet, provides straight … Continue reading
Sony crowdsourcing concept leads to launch of one of the UK’s largest mobile volunteering initiatives
Sony has launched a new mobile volunteering application designed to transform the way people interact with charities to allow more people than ever to make a difference in their local communities. Available from today, 20th March, +U is a mobile … Continue reading
Broadcasters are negatively stereotyping young people. They focus on extremes. They portray young people as unproductive, vacuous and materialistic…so says a report out this week, commissioned by the BBC. The survey of viewers and industry experts found that 43% of … Continue reading
Barclays and online youth charity YouthNet have joined forces to support young people in the UK to build their financial skills, knowledge and confidence. YouthNet will work with Barclays to provide young people with access to information, advice and support … Continue reading
YouthNet’s Head of Engagement and Support, Patrick Daniels, has been given a special recognition award by the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS) for his outstanding contribution to the sector. The award, presented to him at the NCVYS AGM … Continue reading
Young people fear debt over death, says youth charity But concern about the financial climate doesn’t dampen aspirations- 84% plan to go to university or college. Young people are more fearful of being in debt and facing money issues than … Continue reading
Like so many of the young people that we support, YouthNet is ‘coming of age’. As we enter our 16th year, we’re proud to be leading the way in providing online information, advice and guidance for 16 to 25 year … Continue reading
YouthNet are supporting Radio 1 later this month when they will dedicate three hours of shows to ‘talk about all things sex.’ Broadcast with a live audience at London location, the show will cover everything from masturbation and virtual sex to myths … Continue reading