Volunteer Appeal 2

Hospice calls for shop volunteers in Burnham, Cheddar, Weston and Worle

WESTON Hospicecare are calling out for kind-hearted people to support charity shops by becoming a volunteer.

The charity are in desperate need at the Burnham Seafront, Burnham Clearance, Cheddar, Worle Fashion, Weston High Street and Weston Baker Street shops.

A spokesperson said: “Volunteering at a Weston Hospicecare charity shop has many benefits including boosting your CV, making new friends, invites to events and most importantly, knowing you are making a huge difference.”

Volunteers essential

Director of Retail, Emma King, says “Without volunteers, we simply wouldn’t be able to open our charity shops.

“The difference they make is immense and they really are the heroes of Weston Hospicecare.

“Volunteering for the hospice means you could allow a mother and daughter to share precious last moments together or provide comfort to someone with extreme pain.

“It also means giving back to your community which you love and live in, giving you an enormous sense of satisfaction that you have made a huge difference.

“To all of the communities which Weston Hospicecare serves, we really need your help at our charity shops and, if you are able to give us your time, we know you will gain so much.”

“At the hospice, volunteer’s time alone is worth more than £1million each year.

“Weston Hospicecare cares for people in North Somerset, Sedgemoor and Weston-super-Mare with a life-limiting condition.

Crucial support

“We also provide crucial support to their families bringing comfort and support to each individuals needs during the journey of living with an ill loved one through to bereavement.”

To find out more about volunteering, call 01934 423975 to speak to the volunteering team, visit your local Weston Hospicecare charity shop or visit westonhospicecare.org.uk.

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