More than 47,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s 129 men every day. Every 45 minutes one man dies from prostate cancer – that’s more than 11,500 men every year. 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Around 400,000 men are living with and after prostate cancer.– source Prostate Cancer UKContinue Reading
March the Month is a yearly virtual walking challenge everyone can get involved with. Walk 11,000 steps a day throughout March to represent more than 11,000 dads, partners, grandads, sons, brothers, uncles and mates who die from prostate cancer every year. Sign up and raise money to fund lifesaving research.Continue Reading
UK Men’s Sheds Association have a vacancy for a volunteer Treasurer to oversee the financial affairs of the charity, deal with relevant third parties and ensure the board of trustees receive regular and relevant reports.Continue Reading
According to the charity Sane “1 in 2 people is affected by a mental disorder in their lifetime.”Continue Reading
You’re invited to our 2021 fundraising webinar
During these changing times, easyfundraising is a pandemic proof fundraising option for your Shed. Head over to their free webinar on Friday January 29th at 2.00pm to find out how it works, see a live demo, get advice on how to sign up and ask the easyfundraising team questions. If you’ve been before they are sharing some new info that will be useful.
It’s free to attend plus there’s a prize draw with a chance to win £25 for your Shed. More than one member can attend so please spread the word to other Shedders too!
If your Shed isn’t using the service yet sign up here: http://efraising.org/awfl0KjNEr
lTV are looking for families to take part in a television show. The show is about older folks teaching their younger relatives how to make and mend. Participants have to be at least 18 years old to take part. The older folks who are teaching need to be at least 10 years older than the relative they are teaching. Please circulate this to your networks. Interested families can email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a two week window before the programme will no longer be accepting takers.
We are short-staffed at the moment.
This means that our response times on phones and emails are not quite what they should be. You can still email us on email@example.com we will get back to you at our earliest convenience. If you have any urgent membership queries please email John.firstname.lastname@example.org
UK Men’s Sheds Association Team
Fundraising was tough in 2020 so here’s one simple thing you can do to make it easier in 2021 – make sure your Shed is registered with easyfundraising.Continue Reading
UK Men’s Sheds Association are going online with the Annual General Meeting! As you can imagine this will result in some things being a little different in terms how we will run the meeting. We will still run through the same agenda and reports, however voting and asking questions will be a little different.Continue Reading