Category: News

  • Stronger #Together

    Stronger #Together

    I don’t need to tell you that we’re in strange times. Times that have seen us all need to adapt and evolve. It’s in times like these that we often reflect, evaluate and consider how we can best move forward. You’re not alone in these thoughts and feelings. There’s an incredible strength to be drawn […]

  • Weathering this chapter with WP&UP

    Who would have imagined the time in which we currently find ourselves? Here at WP&UP we’re gathering as much content as we can to be useful for you, dear readers, to help get us all through however long we’ll be working in this new and unprecedented world. In general, we need to find a new […]

  • #HeadToWCEU Cancellation

    #HeadToWCEU

    It’s with a heavy heart that I have to inform you that the #HeadToWCEU 2020 project has been cancelled.  Physical safety of team members, volunteers and our community has been at the core of this project and the current situation relating to the COVID-19 virus is not a risk we can ask of them. I […]

  • 8 Ways to Support WP&UP

    ways to support wp&up

    You may have noticed an increase in talk about fundraising in the WP&UP Slack channels and in the Facebook group. Further to a meeting around how to enable fundraising by individuals and smaller organisations for whom significant donations or sponsorships are not an option, we’ve come up with a few ideas.  Some are pretty straightforward, […]

  • WP&UP Community Partnership Packages

    WP&UP Community Partnership

    A little over a year ago WP&UP was first brought to the attention of various companies, within the WordPress space, when we started the journey of developing partnerships to create a sustainable future for the registered charity. We have had the privilege of being supported by some incredible companies like GreenGeeks, WPMU DEV, Weglot and […]

  • #HeadToWCEU Update

    #HeadToWCEU

    As you may have noticed, it has been a little quiet here these past few weeks. The WP&UP team was quite focused on the #NeverGiveUp campaign around one of the biggest WordPress events of the year, WordCamp US in St. Louis, promptly followed by the #DoSummitGood on Giving Tuesday. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t […]

  • Join our Open Discussion Town Hall/AMA on Wednesday 9th October

    You are invited to join in with a “town hall”, an AMA (ask me anything) open discussion with the team and leaders of WP&UP. We’ll be online at https://zoom.us/j/724680443 between 15:00 and 16:00 GMT +1 on Wednesday 9th October and you are all welcome. The Town Hall style is very much an open forum where […]

  • Carole Olinger talks #HeadToWCEU with Torque Mag

    #HeadToWCEU cycling 3,000 km, across 6 countries over 30 days

    The newest member of the WP&UP team, Carole Olinger has appeared on Torque Mags Doc Pop’s News Drop. You can view the full video interview at the bottom of this post. Tell us about Head To WCEU The #HeadToWCEU project was born out of a team brainstorming session at the 2019 WordCamp Europe.  Inspired by […]

  • World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2019

    World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2019

    Today is World Suicide Prevention Day 2019. This is an international initiative launched 17 years ago by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. That’s close to 800,000 people per year taking their own life. There are indications that for each adult who died by suicide there […]

  • Carole Olinger joins WP&UP

    Carole Olinger Joins The WP and UP Team

    Over the last few months, a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes at WP&UP. When several of the team returned from attending WordCamp Europe 2019, we got together to discuss future projects within WP&UP. From this brainstorming session, the concept of the #HeadToWCEU project was born. A team of WP&UP staff […]