Radcliffe Parish Church of St. Mary
Radcliffe Parish Churchof St. Mary

Can you help?

This page is for people who are looking for ways to help the community in somehow... It is easy to find ways of donating money but for some charities the donation of time is far more valuable. Also in this consumer driven times we have become a throw away society. Before you head down to your local recycling centre, check out this page to see if there might be a local charity looking for donations.

 

If you are a local charity and wish to advertise the need for volunteers or items then please contact us and we will add you to the page.

Bury Hospice Furniture Warehouse

Bury Hospice Warehouse is located  at Unit 13, Radcliffe Industrial Estate, Radcliffe, M26 1AD (behind Asda). Contact number - 0161 725 8405

 

If you are kind enough to donate items for sale they can pick your high quality items of furniture up, however you are also able to take your donations direct to their unit. They will also ask you to Gift Aid your items if you are a UK tax payer this in turn will enable them to claim an extra 25p for every £1 in the selling price of your item.

 

The warehouse is open Monday to Saturday 9.30-4.30 and Sunday 11am – 4pm.
 
When you have purchased your furniture we also offer a delivery service for a small fee this can be arranged.
 
They also look for volunteers to fulfil several roles either in the warehouse or on the sales floor or as a drivers mate-full training would be given. If you are interested in volunteering please call their Volunteer Manager, Sam Duncan on 0161 725 9800.

The shop is able to accept donations of items of furniture (excluding white goods, large tvs and mattresses) household items and bric-a-brac

1000 older people waiting for a friendship call

 

We know from the older people who have joined The Silver Line – who chose to be called Silver Liners – that just a few minutes of your time can make a big difference.

 

They’re all about the power of human contact and volunteers are vital to The Silver Line’s commitment to reduce loneliness and isolation, and improve the lives of older people.

The facts are startling:

  • 5 million people aged over-65 in the UK live alone – and over half (51%) of all over-75s live alone
  • Just over one million people over-65 in the UK say they are always, or often feel, lonely
  • About five million older people consider the TV as their main form of company

 

As a Silver Line volunteer you can bring invaluable skills and experiences, along with the capacity to help make a difference, while being their link to communities and older people across the UK.

 

They have hundreds of older people who need a Silver Line Friend today.

 

Could you spare a few minutes every week to be that person to share an experience, enjoy a joke, or just chat with them?

 

To find out more, email: volunteering@thesilverline.org.uk

BIG

To apply please contact our Volunteer Coordinator:

Tel: 07592423863
Email: volunteercoordinator@buryinvolvementgroup.org

*Volunteer opportunities*

Group Support

BIG is looking for volunteers who can give a few hours a week to help out at our groups in a facilitator role. The facilitator will share responsibility for the running of the group; opening and locking up, welcoming newcomers with induction, setting ground rules. They will also offer support through signposting to other relevant services.

The role requires:
Excellent communication and listening skills 
Good organisational skills 
Empathy and ability to be non-judgemental 
An awareness of mental health issues 
A strong sense of commitment and motivation

Fundraiser

BIG is looking for a volunteer to complete funding applications and who can organise and run fundraising activities.

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