Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum held their AGM online for the first time on 15th December 2020. see three short films we shared about work that some of our Members were doing during the early pandemic response.
December is a busy month for campaigns, including Decembeard, GiveBack 2020, World Aids Day and Carers Rights Day.
Awareness and commemoration days for the next week, and November – stress awareness, vegans, and men’s health. Who’s going to be growing a moustache for Movember?
Awareness and commemoration days for the next week, and November – brain tumours, vegans, and men’s health. Who’s going to be growing a moustache for Movember?
Awareness & Commemoration Days this week include Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer and United Nations Day, as well as Black History Month and Stoptober. Plus Get Online Week.
Upcoming events next week: World Food Day, World Menopause Day, National Adoption Week and Baby Loss Awareness Week. Plus Black History Month is underway – how can you get involved?
Upcoming events next week: Clean Air Day, World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. Plus we’re just starting Black History Month – how can you get involved?
Upcoming events next week: Bike to School Week, Healthy Eating Week & World Rabies Day.
September awareness days will focus on World Peace, Alzheimer’s research, recycling challenges and childhood cancer, as well as many others.
Launceston Community Development Trust is planning their first progressive and exciting project – the creation of genuinely affordable housing at Prout’s Corner for 30 families on lower income finding it hard to get on the property ladder, making this Launceston’s FIRST and ONLY housing development with 100% of the homes being affordable.
Cornwall Scrubs, led by Annie Lucas and a team of volunteers, has sewing and distribution volunteers across the county all working towards ensuring that the NHS staff and healthcare workers in Cornwall have access to scrubs if PPE has not been provided.
Cornwall Council has published the latest version of the Adult Social Care Covid-19 key support links document, including support for members of the public, people with health and wellbeing needs, people with specialist needs and people with social care needs.
With the new coronavirus lockdown measures in place, the volunteers at Guide Dogs had to think of new ways to support the people with sight loss that they usually see face to face.
DisAbility Cornwall & IoS, Hayle RFC and the Cornish Oven joined forces to form Hayle Community Kitchen, as they saw how many vulnerable people were having to self-isolate but did not qualify for ‘shielding’ support from the government.
Two weeks after going live, the emergency accommodation portal for Care Workers, www.cornwallhugs.org, has received offers of property up and down the county with well over 100 units registered so far.
Reed is offering a range of free online training which would be ideal for people to improve their employment opportunities, while furloughed, or shielding, whether volunteers, staff members or people being supported in the community.
Relate is offering free relationship counselling for fishermen and merchant navy sailors, to help them maintain healthy family and couple relationships.
St Paul’s Cathedral has set up an online memorial service, to allow bereaved family members and friends to honour loved ones who have died of the coronavirus.
Cradle, a national charity that supports the NHS and bereaved parents who are receiving care during or following early pregnancy loss, launched in Cornwall recently.
A round up of mental health information for children and young people from a range of organisations in Cornwall.