Tagged: volunteering

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 »

Phil and Nicky, Severn Hospice Community Fundraisers outside the Severn Hospice Wellington shop holding collection buckets

Preparing to celebrate festive community spirit in Wellington

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Volunteers and staff at our hospice are getting in the festive spirit ahead of Wellington Town Council’s Christmas Lights switch-on this weekend. Our army of bucket collectors will be out and about on Saturday 25 November in Wellington town centre between 10am and 6.30pm, collecting vital funds to support our hospice care. Community Phil Haigh,… Read more »

Severn Hospice charity shop Mid Wales

New shop opening back on track

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Shoppers will be caring for Mid Wales families whenever they bag a bargain when our new charity store opens in Newtown this week. We had planned to open the shop in the town’s Bear Lanes Shopping Centre in March, but the opening was delayed when the country when into lockdown. Staff are this week putting… 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 »

Coffee morning set to recruit volunteers

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‘Drop in for a cuppa and discover the benefits of working for us’ – that is our message to Mid Wales residents with time on their hands. We are recruiting for volunteers at our new shop in Bear Lanes Shopping Centre in Broad Street, Newtown. And to help fill positions in time for the opening… 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 »