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Servolution plans in place

We have been working hard on preparations for our GOOD Friday servolution! We have identified the following projects we will be supporting over the Easter Bank Holiday: The Phoenix Centre, Mile Cross – after a fire during the winter we … Continue reading

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GOOD Friday Servolution

This Easter we have over 100 volunteers heading out into our fine city to serve the mighty fine people of Norwich! We are going to be serving the people of Norwich in a variety of ways from litter picking to … Continue reading

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We wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who got involved in supporting our 2012 Christmas Appeal. It was so great to receive feedback from a local agency we worked with in the distribution of the Christmas hampers … Continue reading

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Christmas Appeal 2012

Every year we run a Christmas Appeal which helps us help people in need in Norwich. We have been overwhelmed with the generosity of people in the past and we are sure this year will be no different. This 100% … Continue reading

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Norwich: A fine city full of fine people

One of the most common questions people ask us when they first meet us is “Why do you do what you do?” Our answer is simple: It’s because we want to help the people of Norwich. There are no strings … Continue reading

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Loneliness a ‘hidden killer’

Our befriending team recently came across an old news article from the Daily Mail (Jenny Hope, Feb 2011) which reported on the impact of loneliness among the elderly. It stated that ‘loneliness is the ‘hidden killer’ of the elderly which … Continue reading

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Another ShineGIRL Graduation

This week we have asked one of our ShineGIRL Volunteer Facilitators, Antonia, to share about her experience of being a part of our most recent group: Ever wondered why some girls walk with their face to the ground and are … Continue reading

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How can we Help?

Our volunteers have run projects with schools and old peoples homes, liaised with neighbourhood wardens, and the police; they have  been invited to meet needs by individuals as well as the City Council.  They will help anyone they can. They … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

Martin Luther King once suggested that “life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?” In a world dominated by contractual relationships where we give-to-get, this question is as urgent today as it was then. It’s … Continue reading

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Excellent work by Norwich Neighbourhood Wardens

On Saturday 11th June some of our volunteers headed over to help out at the Fugil Rd Fete. There were a variety of activities taking place at the event from a cake sale, bric-a-brac and a very popular tombola! Our … Continue reading

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