Make a Pledge
Pledge to do your part for your community
Share your Pledge and Spread the Word
We’re thrilled that you’ve decided to make a pledge and can’t wait to hear how you plan to make a difference in your community. It’s important to spread the word and get the message heard, so we ask that you let others know of the task you plan to undertake and the difference you hope to make. Remember to include #pledgefor7030 and tag @7030Campaign.
Need Some Inspiration?
Support in Times of Need
Offer to be an emergency contact for someone.
Provide information about local family support services.
Get groceries for someone who’s in need of support.
Provide emotional support for someone in need.
Support a new parent e.g. offer to babysit or provide childcare or cook them a meal.
Ask a school head teacher to host a community resource night so that you and other parents can see what your community offers.
Join a new parenting group.
Make time for yourself / have some ‘you time’ e.g. take a nap, read, do something you love!
Arrange a date night with your partner.
Use positive thinking e.g. tell yourself that you are doing a great job/ the best that you can.
Offer to help friends/neighbours with chores so they get a break to recharge their batteries.
Social and Emotional Competence in Children
Celebrate and support the achievements of your children.
Encourage a child to teach you something new.
Give your child a hug.
Read with your child.
Knowledge of Childhood and Parenting
Subscribe to a magazine or online newsletter about parenting and child development.
Join a local parenting class.
Share information about ways to prevent child maltreatment through your social media channels (twitter or Facebook).
Click here to access some of WAVE Trust’s resources!
Meet your neighbour.
Organise a local activity in your community.
Join a new community group.
Link up to an existing community service.
Make some time to see your friends/family in a social setting.