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August Social Clubs

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Sunday 25th July 2021

There's plenty of fun to be had this August - online, over-the-phone and in-person! Have a read and see if anything tickles your fancy.

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Upcoming July Social Clubs

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Here's what we have coming up in July! We have both face-to-face social clubs and virtual social clubs on zoom - we really hope you can join us.

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Celebrating our Younger Neighbour Network: Listening and Learning to Make our Communities Better

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Tuesday 15th June 2021

Last month, the Liverpool Cares team hosted a Younger Neighbour Celebration Evening as an opportunity to bring everyone together, share learning and experiences, and most importantly, to celebrate the impact they all made over the last year. 

We also took the space to share with younger neighbours the ways The Cares Family have been embedding Anti Racism into our programmmes to help rebuild stronger, safer communities for everyone to be a part of.

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#NationalLonelinessAwarenessWeek

Posted by Rachael Forde on Friday 4th June 2021

"I've never met Valerie or Nish or Tony in person, but I feel like I have. It's given me a connection at a time when that's been hard to come by. It's really funny but I think of them as my phone family now and I look forward to what we are going to chat about next!"

Cheryl, older neighbour

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"I don't even feel like I'm volunteering!"

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Tuesday 1st June 2021

Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It's a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you

This 37th annual Volunteers’ Week and we’ve some wonderful blogs that highlight the importance of connecting with your communities and the mutually beneficial support you can gain from volunteering at Liverpool Cares.  First up, its 24 year old Robyn sharing her experiences so far with her Phone a Friend Match, 81 year old George. 

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Looking back to shape the future ahead

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Friday 7th May 2021

In her latest blog, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Rachael reflects back on a year of proactive outreach work from her home, the hundreds of interventions made to support older neighbours in Liverpool and what the future holds for the network in 2021. 

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