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D SWALES is crowdfunding

raised of £1,000 target by 16 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Help care for the vulnerable in Danby, Sleights and the surrounding areas during the coronavirus outbreak.

New House Farm Westerdale, Whitby North Yorkshire, YO21 2DY
21 days to go

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We are a community interest company dedicated to combating loneliness and isolation.

We promote independence and aim to revive the culture and heritage of the North York Moors through local traditions and activities.

In more normal times we host Memory Lane lunches and singing sessions and Good Old Days memory afternoons, encouraging isolated and vulnerable people to come together and spend time with each other.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 we have had to stop these sessions and find other ways in which we can help people.

We are providing a range of services including:

- Regular phone calls to chat, be positive and to attempt to waylay fears.

- Identifying issues re: food, prescriptions and any other potential problems

- Assisting setting up shopping deliveries and (if essential) delivering shopping if no other alternatives found.

- Facilitating prescription deliveries

- Providing information and linking people with useful contacts.

- Directing people to register extremely vulnerable people on the government website

- Encouraging nice things like exercises with The Green Goddess and the National Theatre performances on TV !

We are currently supporting almost 100 people in the local area and petrol, phone and insurance costs are mounting.

If you are able to donate, even just a small amount, it will enable us to continue delivering these valuable lifelines to those in need.

Thank you

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    • Terri-Louise Smith

      Terri-Louise Smith

      Jul 3, 2020

      Thanks to Karen for our wondeful face masks 🙂 donation sent to a great cause!

    • Caroline


      Jul 1, 2020

      For a face mask from Karen for Rosie


    • Terri-louise & Mathew Smith

      Terri-louise & Mathew Smith

      Jun 28, 2020

      Thanks so much to Karen Stephens for making some masks for myself and my husband in the aid of this fabulous charity! X

    • Anonymous


      Jun 16, 2020

    • Jane Smithson

      Jane Smithson

      Jun 1, 2020

      Thank you for my mask, Karen! Proud to be part of Debbie’s lockdown team xx


    • Anonymous


      May 28, 2020

      Masks are fab thank you. Xxx

    • Dawn & karen

      Dawn & karen

      May 26, 2020

      Hi small donation for the x2 face masks. Thanks



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