Local charity, Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI), is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this summer! Established in 1993, ECI has supported more than 50,000 people in Exeter and across Devon over the last three decades. Initially set up by local churches to help homeless people in Exeter, ECI was originally known as the Palace Gate Project. It […]
Welcome to the Spring issue of our quarterly newsletter, ECI News. Just click on the image to download your copy. It’s packed with news, events and much more, including an update on our new Strategic Plan and a call out for you to join our 30th anniversary celebrations by sharing your ECI story with us. […]
Local charity, Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI), is seeking a new Treasurer. The current Treasurer is standing down at the end of March and the charity is looking for a replacement to take up the voluntary role. ECI, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer, helps people facing poverty and inequality to get their lives back […]
Exeter’s Volunteer Fayre is set to return on Thursday, 23 March and promises to be bigger and better than ever! The fayre, which takes place at Exeter Cathedral, is predicted to attract more than 50 exhibitors and up to 400 visitors – double the number compared to last year. It will bring together voluntary groups, […]
Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI), a charity based in Exeter, has been given 40 free Christmas pantomime tickets by Exeter Northcott Theatre to distribute to local families. ECI’s Devon Family Resource project, which supports families with children aged 0-18 facing challenges and hardships, will distribute the Robin Hood panto tickets amongst the families it works with. […]
Blog: ‘Local charities determined to tackle cost-of-living crisis’ by Steven Chown, ECI Chief Executive
ECI invited other charities, partners and members of the public to its Annual Review Meeting on Wednesday, 16 November at the Palace Gate Centre to discuss how organisations can work together to best support people during the cost-of-living crisis. With interest rates rising, energy prices soaring and food bills increasing, the situation for many people […]
Local charity, Exeter Community Initiatives has appointed Katie Holland as its new Chief Executive. Katie takes up her role on 21 November, succeeding Steven Chown who has stepped down after six years. ECI works in Exeter and across Devon helping people facing poverty, inequality and homelessness to get their lives back on track. It does this […]
Local charity, Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI), is seeking views on how it can work together with other charities to best support people during the cost- of-living crisis. The charity, works in Exeter and across Devon, helping people facing poverty, inequality and homelessness to get their lives back on track. It does this by involving them […]
Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI), a local charity based in Exeter, has received a £10,195 funding boost to run a furniture upcycling workshop for the unemployed. Funded by the European Social Fund, the 10-week workshop starts on 7 October but will accept starters for up to three weeks. It is open to anyone registered unemployed or […]
Local volunteering opportunities will be showcased at Exeter’s biggest volunteer fayre on Thursday, 29 September. The fayre, which takes place at Exeter Central library between 10.30 – 2.30pm, is being organised by Exeter Connect, a voluntary and community sector support service which provides free advice, training, networks and events to help community groups in Exeter […]
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