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Shop volunteer preparing a donated blue scarf for sale

Could you volunteer with us?

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We are looking for new recruits to join our army of volunteers and are hosting two open days to show how people can help. “It’s the most rewarding resolution you can make for a new year,” said Samantha Bragg, who is looking after our volunteer drive. “Our volunteers are so important to us and are… Read more »

Volunteer Ralph is proud of his role

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There can’t be many people who are prouder to be a volunteer with Severn Hospice than 74-year-old Ralph Prince.  Since December 1996, he has been a committed lottery collector.  And for the past five years he has helped out at our charity shop in Wem, sorting books, DVDs, and CDs, working on the till and meeting customers.  Ralph, who lives in Stanton-upon-Hine-Heath, is now back working as a volunteer in the shop after lockdown… Read more »

Severn Hospice volunteers awards service

Shop volunteers celebrate 195 years’ service

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Two friends who have jointly clocked up 50 years at our community shop have been honoured for their commitment. Jean Murray has been volunteering at our Oswestry branch for three decades and Winifred Lloyd has given up her time to help for 20 years. The dedicated duo have served customers, stocked shelves and sorted donations… Read more »

Shop volunteers celebrate 435 years of service

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Three of our dedicated volunteers who have been helping in one of our charity shops for 90 years between them have been honoured for their hard work. Audrey Evans, Sylvia Pritchard and Connie Bicknell volunteer at our Wyle Cop shop in Shrewsbury and started working for us back in 1989. Now, three decades on, their… Read more »

Surprise celebration for volunteer Joan’s 90th birthday

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Tea and cake were on the cards when colleagues threw a surprise celebration ahead of one of our long serving volunteer’s 90th birthday. When kind-hearted Joan Sadler was at work during her usual Tuesday morning shift, little did she know her hospice colleagues were preparing a secret party for her. Staff and volunteers gathered at… Read more »

Appeal for support as new shop gets set to open

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Residents are being urged to support our new charity shop when it opens its doors to the community later this year. We are expanding with a new store in the Monkmoor area of Shrewsbury, which will be our fifth to open in the town. A recruitment drive is currently under way with two jobs up for… Read more »