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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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Part of the family

Posted by Alex Smith on Wednesday 7th August 2019

Here at Liverpool Cares, we’re proud of our city. We’re also proud of our family – the wider Cares Family that Liverpool Cares is part of that’s bringing older and younger neighbours together in other fast-changing cities around the country too. Watch our new film, and be part of it.

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Introducing Kathy!

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Thursday 1st August 2019

We first met Kathy, 74, in November on Penny Lane. Her vibrant personality (and hair!) were not to be forgotten in a hurry. She came along to our first ever social club, and jokes that we haven’t been able to get rid of her ever since! We caught up with her to find out what she loves about our city and the friends she has made at Liverpool Cares.

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Meet Kelly and Joan, our first Love Your Neighbour Match!

Posted by Jess Dyson-Houghton on Monday 29th July 2019

July was a special month for Kelly (41) and Joan (92) as they met for the first time through our Love Your Neighbour programme, which introduces younger and older neighbours to one another for some company, conversation and shared time one to one.

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Fundraising Hero Danny!

Posted by Danny Woodworth on Wednesday 17th July 2019

Danny is a volunteer with Liverpool Cares, and has decided to take on an epic cycle ride in aid of the charity. Find out what inspired him to get on his bike. 

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May's Social Clubs

Posted by Abbie Beckett on Thursday 25th April 2019

This month there are 15 fun and free social clubs to enjoy! There'll be beer tasting, a ghost tour and even a guided tour of one of our fantastic football stadiums ⚽. Read on to find out more!

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Winter Wellbeing 2018/19 – the final report

Posted by Rachael Treacher on Thursday 18th April 2019

Winter can be a doubly isolating time of year, especially for older people. That's why, from October to March, we were out helping our older neighbours to stay warm, healthy, active and connected through our first ever Winter Wellbeing project. Read about our conversations with over 500 older Scousers, and how we'll help them stay part of our changing city year-round.

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Introducing Jess: our Head of Programmes

Posted by Jess Dyson-Houghton on Thursday 11th April 2019

In her first blog, Jess, our new Head of Programmes, shares why she thinks Liverpool Cares is so important, how she can’t wait to set up our Love Your Neighbour Programme, and why you should join her in getting involved.

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