Over £30,000 has been distributed across 55 local groups in the West Midlands in 2016
Over £30,000 has been distributed across 55 local groups in the West Midlands in 2016, including supporting The Haven in the Wolverhampton area.
Colleagues contributed over 330 volunteering hours in Wolverhampton in 2016.
Your Regional Community is working with; Moreton School, Graiseley Primary School and Whitgrieve Primary School to help develop young people.
Your Regional Community has donated over 3,500 products to the Well Foodbank in 2016.
The Haven Wolverhampton Visit Website Low Hill Park Village Community Forum Visit Website Oxley Village Residents Association Visit Website Good Shepherd Ministry Visit Website Wolverhampton Fair Traid Visit Website Graiseley Primary School Visit Website Wolverhampton Methodist Circuit Fair Trade Steering Group Visit Website 1st Fordhouses Scout Group Visit Website
Our local 2017 charity partner is Recovery near you.
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Recovery near you is for people concerned about their or someone else's drinking or drug use. It provides a free, confidential service offering
•expert, friendly advice and support
•one-to-one and group sessions
•vaccinations and testing for blood-borne viruses
•a needle exchange scheme
•help with reducing drinking or drug use or stopping completely
•support for families and friends
•signposting to other agencies including housing, education and employment support services.
Our local 2016 charity partner in this area was Baby Blues Appeal.
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Baby Blues Appeal is a non-profit making charity organisation, committed to raising much needed funds for local neonatal units in the Wolverhampton and Walsall areas of the West Midlands. Established in 1992, they opened a charity shop in Wolverhampton's Mander Centre in 1995, before moving to their current location in Victoria Street (WV1) in 2000. Their dedicated team has so far raised in excess of £115,000 for the units at their local hospitals to help aid the provision of vital medical assistance and equipment needed to give premature babies a greater fighting chance in life.
Local Opportunity Partners
Provides safe places for vulnerable adults to go for help if they are out and about and need assistance.
Provides food to those that need it most in the Wolverhampton area through the Food Bank donations they receive.
Provides help and information for people suffering with Alzheimers and their carers and also raises awareness within Wolverhampton for people that don't know where to go if they know someone who suffers with Alzheimers.
Groups and Schools
We are currently working with Graisely Primary School, Whitgreave Primary School and Alz Cafe.
A Store Classroom was hosted with Whitgreave Primary School during Fair Trade fortnight, which was held at our food store in Oxley.
The Dementia Walk conducted by the RCT in Wolverhampton attracted over 70 walkers from in and around Wolverhampton who were walking with or in memory of someone with Dementia.
Working in conjunction with RNU, a group from the WRCT went along to The Hub in Wolverhampton and decorated a room for RNU.
Work continued in conjunction with RNU over the bank holiday weekend where we raised money through 'Give at the Till' to help fund a coach to takes members of RNU on a trip to Blackpool.
We helped Graisley Primary clean up their garden play area.
On 8th October we will be taking part in a 'Memory Walk' in Dudley at Himley Hall with the Alzheimers Society.
Download the year-end impact report.