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Staying connected with older neighbours: the value of trust, kindness and community spirit.

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Thursday 8th October 2020

“Life goes on no matter what” - Jeanette (65).

In disconnecting times, listening, hearing, and connecting with older neighbours has never been so important. In her latest blog, Outreach Coordinator Rachael talks about the ways Liverpool Cares has been helping to support older neighbour Jeanette during lockdown and the value of trust, kindness and community spirit.

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Introducing Karina: our Love Your Neighbour Coordinator

Posted by Karina Kinsella on Friday 2nd October 2020

In her first blog Karina, our new Love Your Neighbour Coordinator, shares what inspired her to be involved with Liverpool Cares and how excited she is to bring older and younger neighbours together to build mutually beneficial friendships.


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Keeping Liverpool Connected: introducing our year-round Outreach approach

Posted by Jess Dyson-Houghton on Thursday 1st October 2020

Over the past 2 years, Liverpool Cares’ Winter Wellbeing project has helped older neighbours across Liverpool stay warm, safe, active and connected during the coldest time of the year: October to March. Each year, depending on the severity of the weather and the changing needs of our community, the project has looked a little bit different.

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October's Social Clubs: From Dance Classes to Desert Island Discs

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

We can hardly believe that we’re approaching the end of September, after what has been a surreal summer. As we move into autumn, we’ve got an exciting programme of social clubs to get involved with throughout October. So, join us at one of our virtual or phone-in social clubs, and hang out with your older and younger neighbours while trying out something new!

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In these uncertain times, this is what I know for sure

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Tuesday 18th August 2020

Here’s a small snippet of the work Rachael, our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, has been doing over the past five months during these unprecedented times. Rachael and the small (but mighty!) team in Liverpool Cares have been supporting over 617 older neighbours in the only way Liverpool Cares knows how: through kindness, empathy, compassion in our communities and by never, ever giving up.

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Winter Wellbeing 2019/20 – the final report

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Friday 5th June 2020

Liverpool Cares' Winter Wellbeing project helps older Scousers to stay warm, active and connected in disconnecting times. Check out our blog, infographic and full report about the impact the project had in 2019/20.

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Re-inventing programmes for extraordinary times

Posted by Alex Smith on Friday 17th April 2020

We're proud to share how we've re-invented our programmes for these extraordinary times – always maintaining connection, community and our values (kindness, community, trust, bravery, learning) at their heart.

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Annual Report 2018/19

Posted by Alex Smith on Monday 13th April 2020

Thank you to everyone who makes our work possible – from funders, to local businesses, to partners in the proud local voluntary sector and, most importantly, the older and younger neighbours who share time every day through Liverpool Cares. We're so grateful for your support, especially at this disconnecting time.

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