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Christmas Appeal 2014

We are excited that it is that time of year again to launch our annual Christmas Hamper Appeal!! Every Christmas we look to help families who are facing hardship by providing them with a luxury Christmas Hamper in a box. … Continue reading

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Chamber of Commerce supports Shine

On Thursday May 15th we had the great honour of being the sponsored charity at the Chamber of Commerce Networking Business Breakfast. It was a phenomenal opportunity for us to be able to share a message of value and worth … Continue reading

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Two powerful words

We recently completed the first session of one of our latest ShineGIRL courses with a group of girls who were all new to us and we were struck by the response of one of the young girls at the end … Continue reading

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Funding for Shine

We wanted to publicly express our huge thanks to the young people of the Norwich Youth Advisory Board for getting behind our Shine course and allocating some funding for us. The funding they have provided will help us to make … Continue reading

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Home is where the heart is

We believe that the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend is such a great opportunity for people to do something to add value to the lives of others as people benefit from 2 bonus days off! This bank holiday for us was … Continue reading

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Review of Christmas 2013

We are so pleased at how well our Christmas Appeal went in 2013. We were able to see a 41% increase in the number of hampers that we distributed. Each hamper contains all the food a family needs for Christmas … Continue reading

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30,000 Norfolk Children in Poverty

We were saddened to read the headline in the Eastern Daily Press which read ‘Growing up in Poverty’. You expect to read that article about a place that you need to get on a flight to, but the truth is, … Continue reading

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Mile Cross festival a great success!

Our volunteers had a great day helping out at the annual Mile Cross Festival held in Sloughbottom Park. We helped with stewarding throughout the day and even though we were supposed to be working the work felt like a lot … Continue reading

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Helping the community back on it’s feet

By guest blogger, Claire Foreman For our servolution project we went to The Phoenix Centre. The Phoenix Centre is a community centre in the heart of Mile Cross, they recently suffered a fire and we were working to get their … Continue reading

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Let the servolution begin!

With just two days to go until our GOOD Friday Servolution final preparations are taking place. We have seen over 100 volunteers sign up to be a part of the day as we partner with The Bridge Plus+, Norwich Door2Door, … Continue reading

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