From 0 to 750 – Must be a Dervish About!

Drum roll please…. As Volunteers Week draws to an end, can we please say a big thank you to our wonderful food box delivery team. Today we delivered our 750th food box. I think you’ll agree, that’s not bad for a small operation set up from scratch just a few weeks ago! Thanks to Morrisons…

Zink Project Wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

FANTASTIC news! The Zink Project which runs the Highpeak Foodbank and employability service, supporting people to get back into work has won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a charity can receive.   An incredible achievement by an group of people who have also been collaborating with the Street by Street team…

PPE Advice and Supply for Care and Key Workers

😷😷😷 Following the latest guidance on wearing face coverings on public transport from June 15th here is their guidance on making and wearing face coverings. 😷😷😷 We’d like to remind all medical, care and key workers that they get priority passes to the Love of Scrubs PPE, and would ask you to let us know…

Derbyshire 0-19 Service, DCHS and Healthwatch Derbyshire – Here to help!

Find out what services your School Nurse and Health Visitng team offer and how to contact them along with up-to-date information on COVID-19 at:  http://www.derbyshireschoolnurses.org.uk/ and http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/healthvisiting         Derbyshire Community Health Services provide a wide range of services to our community.  Go to their website for full details http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/  http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/home/coronavirus/for-patients-and-visitors for information specific to…

Mental Health, housing and financial Support for Veterans- By Lily Jones

Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans When a member of the British military retires from active service and returns to civilian life, the adjustments required can be significant. Unmarried soldiers with no children may have no dependents, but if they have been serving overseas the idea of finding a new home via a…

Home From Hospital Derbyshire – celebrated by CONNEX Community Support

This Volunteers Week CONNEX wanted to recognise the brilliant voluntary work Home from Hospital Derbyshire are doing! As part of Volunteers’ Week, the spotlight is on our super Home from Hospital Volunteers. Our Home from Hospital volunteers support anyone recently discharged from hospital or at risk of hospitalisation. Although they can’t visit people at this…