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To enrich the quality of life of those in need within our community by providing practical and emotional support.
Who do we help? In 2011 - 12 we helped 436 individuals or families. These are people of all ages, (but mostly aged between 66 and 90) who either:
Miss out on statutory help; or
For whom statutory help is not enough to give them a reasonable quality of life.
Our Volunteers: We currently have over 200 volunteers, mostly recruited from local churches. They all go through an induction process with us and are regularly invited to trainings & social gatherings.
What do we do?
Befriend / Visit
Decorate / other DIY
Support parents of babies and young children
Clients can seek help personally, or are referred through a number of different routes, including social workers, caring organisations, and health professionals. A high percentage of clients ask for our help due to physical difficulty and the tasks requested most are transport and visiting clients at home.
You can help by:
Becoming a Volunteer and helping to enrich someone’s life
Making a donation which can be Gift Aided either through the bank or via our Website (VirginMoneyGiving)