Gayle Clay receives the British Empire Medal

One of our very close colleagues, Gayle Clay (Homeless Healthcare Team Manager) was presented with the British Empire Medal for her service to the homeless in Gloucestershire, at the St Georges Day Service at Gloucester Cathedral. The award was presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Lorraine our Centre Manager, Lucy our Family Support Worker and Jo Gribble our Office Administrator / Bookkeeper were thrilled to be invited to represent The Family Haven. Unfortunately, Jo could not attend but did send Gayle a message  ‘Congratulations, I cannot think of anyone who deserves this Medal more than you for all your hard work and dedication. I will be thinking of you on the 23rd of April‘.  We all would like to congratulate Gayle....

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SUPPORTER'S DAY 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

We are pleased to announce that our next annual Supporter’s Day will take place on Tuesday 15th May in the stunning location of Stourhead, Wiltshire. The full agenda is still to be finalised, but we can confirm that there will be an afternoon woodland tour within the Stourhead Estate, courtesy o...

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What is Micro Volunteering?

I’m going to explain how giving just a little amount of who you are can make significant and perpetually positive changes to the world and return a lasting sense of satisfaction and reward. Traditional volunteering demands a lot of time and asks for a great deal of ongoing commitment. It’s also...

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Stuart saddles up for sportive fundraiser

Stuart Jones from Tetbury has decided to take on two 100 mile bike rides to raise money for Allsorts. This is a huge challenge as the rides will take place within two weeks of each other! After successfully completing the 100mile Chipping Sodbury Sportive last year, he now wants to up his game an...

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New World Micro-Volunteers for Voluntary Organisations:

Imagine if you had an on-demand, matched, resource for your every need, to change the World for good A majority of Charities, Non-Profits and Social Enterprises are entirely cash restricted and depend on external funding for marketing, to manage their operation and engage voluntary support. This h...

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Sandford Lido supporting Swim Across the Moon for the Chamwell Centre for a week beginning Sunday 16

We are delighted that the Sandford Lido will be supporting the Chamwell Centre for the Swim Across the Moon appeal to build a new centre for disabled children and young people in Gloucestershire. Hydrotherapy will be at the heart of this centre so it is so fitting that Lido swimmers will be part of ...

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Looking forward to meeting Vtues

Vtues to connect us with great volunteers...

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