News: Can you help at the Hospice?

Posted on 5th September 2016

‘Can your business spare some time to volunteer at the hospice for a day?

At St Peter & St James Hospice, we love welcoming local businesses to do some volunteering. It can be a group from as few as 2 to 10 people per day. During the day you will get the opportunity to work alongside staff and help make a real difference.

There are a variety of ways you can help through volunteering but one of the best ways at the moment is helping our warehouse sort out lots of donated items to go into our shops. It is interesting as the variety of goods is vast but what we need to do is to make sure that only saleable goods go into the Warehouse, so sorting is essential.

Any local businesses that are interested in volunteering at the hospice, please contact Carolyn Robinson on 01444 470721 or via email carolyn.robinson@stpeter-stjames.org.uk’

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