Weʼre raising £2,500 to enable Welfare for Healthcare to expand its focus to support carers, the mental wellbeing of young people & care homes in these COVID times
- 7 days to go
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How it all started
Welfare for Healthcare was founded in April 2020 as a response to COVID19. Its original aim was to fund care packages of food and drink for frontline medical workers at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust. Within a month our campaign surpassed its £10,000 target through generous donations from the public and 100s of hospital scrubs had been altered by an army of volunteers to be fit for purpose for those who needed them.
25,000 people - from medical consultants to hospital porters - accessed the well-being pop-up shops that you helped to fund," said Jason Levy, Head of Fundraising at WAHT.
Your help has been so amazing; the morale boost has been so much more than you can imagine, said Dr Moolla, Consultant
Although the initial emergency phase of the pandemic has passed and we are easing out of lockdown, it is clear to us that the landscape of welfare and healthcare needs in the community at large is changing. We are taking the strategic decision to meet some of those needs.
No one has avoided the impact of COVID19. Our buildings and special places have also fallen victim. After weeks of lockdown, some of us have experienced complete isolation and others have been under intense pressure needing to home-school and work from home.
As part of our fundraising, we are launching a campaign to encourage us to think about those places we love, the places that fill us with hope, that we can share with others and where we can create memories again. We hope that RememberAnticipateEnjoy will also encourage us to return to these places and support them by spending money there again too, (when we are allowed to do so), and help re-fuel the economy as well as boost our own wellbeing.
Using the #RememberAnticipateEnjoy & #Makeadifference on Twitter @W_For_H or on Facebook @WelfareForHealthcare simply write a jolly limerick about your favourite open space, heritage site, church, cafe, venue etc and upload a photo or piece of artwork to accompany it.
Let's get the internet full of positive stories and encourage all those who work in those places to show how much we value them! Please make a donation when you do so, if you can.
Who will benefit?
We have identified three causes right now, namely:
RED HILL CARE CENTRE that could do with more support
WORCESTESHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CARERS who support those who have been isolated more than usual whilst caring for individuals who are shielding
PLACE2BE that supports wellbeing of school staff, pupils and their families
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Whilst you are there...
why not Fly to our Shop and purchase a gift to honour a key worker who has cared for you during this crisis? Or buy something for yourself? Donations will be made on each and every purchase. See our shop Welfare for Healthcare gift range
Thank you for your kind & generous support
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Jun 11, 2020
Good luck with your fund raising for those in need.
Jun 10, 2020
#RememberAnticipateEnjoy building hope & joy for today & tomorrow, celebrating the places we love & supporting those who need us right now
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