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Younger and older neighbours assemble!

Posted by Rachael Forde on Wednesday 4th December 2019

We are buzzed to be a recipient of the Co-op local charitable causes in 2020.Development Coordinator Rachael Forde tells you how you, and your network, can help raise money for Liverpool Cares as a member of Co-op local food. 

The more you eat, drink and are merry this year, you can support Liverpool Cares to tackle isolation and loneliness across the city. 

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The north remembers: keeping our older neighbours warm through our Winter Wellbeing project

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Monday 25th November 2019

We’ve had an incredible response to the first month of our Winter Wellbeing project, which helps older neighbours aged 65 and over stay warm, active and better connected across our wonderful city. In this blog our Outreach Coordinator Rachael will tell us more about two of the cracking scousers she’s been fortunate enough to meet through our targeted outreach in the first six weeks of this year’s project.

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Happiest of 1st Birthday's

Posted by Rachael Forde on Monday 18th November 2019

Development Coordinator Rachael describes how proud she feels to be part of such a wonderful community network of older and younger neighbours, who came together to help raise those all-important funds to help Liverpool Cares grow.

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Lindy loo - recycled teenager

Posted by Rachael Forde on Thursday 14th November 2019

Development Coordinator Rachael Forde recently sat down with one of our older neighbour Linda to learn more about her life and what brought her to  Liverpool Cares. 

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Let's get down to business - A spotlight on our workplace visits

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Tuesday 12th November 2019

Each month we visit a different business in Liverpool with a group of our older neighbours for a "back to work" social club. We meet their staff and find out what it's like to work in modern-day workspaces. This week's blog focuses on past visits, what our neighbours gain from them and if there's potential for us to come and visit you at work soon!

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Our Second Scouse Winter Wellbeing

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Thursday 10th October 2019

Last week we launched our second Winter Wellbeing project that will help over 65’s to stay warm, active and connected over the winter months ahead. The project will see us delivering warm items, things like blankets, hats, coats, scarves and even hot water bottles, providing a little extra warmth for older people as we move into these colder months. 

Rachael Treacher, our Outreach Coordinator, leads on this project. In this blog, she tells us more about some of the outreach work she’s been doing, and the older Scouse neighbours she’s met along the way.

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Challenge fundraising: A super summer of fundraising

Posted by Rachael Forde on Wednesday 25th September 2019

In this blog Development Coordinator Rachael Forde rounds up a fantastic summer of fundraising at Liverpool Cathedral. She will tell us all about the inspiring volunteers, and new friends who have raised those all important funds to support our core programmes. 

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Outreach: connecting with brilliant older Scouse neighbours!

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Monday 19th August 2019

Rachael Treacher leads our Outreach at Liverpool Cares. Here, she tells us about her work in Kensington Fields Community Centre, the characters she's met along the way, and the funny, uplifting stories she’s constantly uncovering through this ongoing work she's doing in our communities. 

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"If Liverpool Cares had a flag, I would fly it!"

Posted by Christine Gore on Wednesday 14th August 2019

Christine is a well-known friendly face at Liverpool Cares' social clubs, whether that be getting stuck in at Craft Club or enjoying a drink with her older neighbours at a Pub Club. Here she describes what being a volunteer for Liverpool Cares means to her, and why she keeps coming back for more. 

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