London 27 Jan 2021 – Leading UK charity, the Social Interest Group (SIG), welcomes Pathways to Independence, a Kent based charity specialising in homelessness and rehabilitation of offenders, as the newest member to join the group.
This is a significant step for both charities; it strengthens both charities and the offer to the people they support, providing shared resources, learning, increased governance, risk management and opportunities for growth.
Gill Arukpe will continue as Group CEO, with Helen Campbell-Wroe taking up a new role as Senior Director of Operations within SIG. Helen will continue to lead Pathways to Independence and has clear remit to build and grow the incredible work she and her team have been delivering across Kent and Medway.
“We are delighted to be joining forces with Pathways to Independence, whose expertise in supporting the homeless and offenders fits well with the SIG’s values and ethos. This joining will strengthen the group and add to its capability to provide best in class services and reach out to even more people in need, whilst stimulating further growth.” Gill Arukpe, CEO, Social Interest Group
“We are absolutely thrilled to be joining the Social Interest Group. Their reputation for delivering high-quality services, combined with our unique expertise and talented team, will bring fantastic benefits for the people we support and will strengthen both charities for the future.” Helen Campbell-Wroe, CEO, Pathways to Independence
The Social Interest Group supports charities to maximise their income through the sharing of resources and learning. Group members have access to a wealth of in-house sector-based knowledge as well as back office functions including Finance, Governance, Human Resources, ICT, Fundraising, Marketing and Business Development. Details of how to join the Group, as well as information regarding services and activities, can be found at www.socialinterestgroup.org.uk/