Be the Change: Impact Report 2017 – The impact of Be The Change so far has been tremendous - helping upwards of 1,000 families a year since Linda Cruse began working on the frontline over 18 years ago. This report summarises some of the most recent work.
Marmalade and Machine Guns – In 1996, Linda Cruse, a stressed-out single mum working in a job she hated, was driving along a motorway in the middle of the night when she suffered temporary blindness. This terrifying episode led to a blinding insight: what is the point of living if living has no point? Determined to make a difference, Linda began a new life. This was the start of a scary, lonely, but always emotionally fulfilling job: teaching skills and bringing aid - and, above all, love - to war-torn refugees, the poverty-stricken and the victims of disaster.
Corporate Social Responsibility or Corporate Social Opportunity – An ever-growing number of companies recognise the clear connection between the health and profitability of their business and the health and general well-being of the community in which they carry out their commercial activities. Linda Cruse explores the benefits to business of embracing Corporate Social Opportunity.