Did you know that it’s Befriending Week next week? Have you ever considered becoming a befriending volunteer?  If the answer’s “yes”, then why not pop into Ashbourne Library on Tuesday 3rd November from 10am -3pm and find out more?

Careline and Readycall are teaming up for the day and will be on hand to talk about the different types of befriending roles that we offer locally – you might be interested in having a friendly chat over the phone or you may want to help someone with their weekly shop. With just a few spare hours each month, you can make a huge difference to someone’s life – somebody who may not otherwise speak to anyone else all day or may not be able to get out of the house without help.

Becoming a Befriender is really easy but enormously rewarding!

Anne M Befriending Week 2015

 

A huge thank you to local supporters Ellie Woodward and Doreen Watt who between them raised almost £300 for Careline, by completing the Ashbourne Half Marathon recently. Well done ladies!
Ellie Woodward completes the Ashbourne Half Marathon for Careline 2015
Ellie told us “I’ve chosen to run for Careline as its the charity we support at work (Ashbourne Marks & Spencer’s Simply Foods), and I’ve always been passionate about supporting local charities. My Grandpa lived on his own for over 20 years therefore I know how valuable it can be having a person to be able to share things with and have a chat. I’m 22 and have lived in Ashbourne my whole life, I’ve always loved running so its great to be able to do something I enjoy whilst raising money for such a worthwhile cause!”
Ellie Woodward running the Ashbourne Half Marathon for Careline 2015

Fantastic news – M&S Ashbourne has once again chosen Careline as its local charity! A huge thank you to them – we’re absolutely thrilled that their staff have recognised what a difference our telephone befriending service makes to the local community and have chosen to support us!
We’ll keep you up to date with our fundraising plans and please do keep an eye out for our collection buckets which will be in store for the next 6 months. Every penny counts and goes directly towards keeping our valuable service going.

Join Careline this Saturday as we help St Oswald’s Hospital to celebrate it’s fifth anniversary.
The hospital will throw open its doors to the public on Saturday, September 19 between 11am and 3pm. It promises to be a fun day including an art competition, ‘bake-off’, a car boot sale, Ashbourne Town Band and refreshments.Come along to see us on the Careline stand where we’ll be selling raffle tickets and delicious homemade produce.
The hospital was officially opened on May 6, 2011 by Prince Edward and offers a range of services including physiotherapy, podiatry and a walk-in clinic at weekends.
The birthday celebrations are free to attend, and will take place at the hospital in Clifton Road.
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A big thank you to Careline supporters Ellie Woodward and Doreen Watt who are running this Sunday’s Ashbourne Half-Marathon on behalf of Careline.
Ellie told us “I’ve chosen to run for Careline as its the charity we support at work (Ashbourne Marks & Spencer’s Simply Foods), and I’ve always been passionate about supporting local charities. My Grandpa lived on his own for over 20 years therefore I know how valuable it can be having a person to be able to share things with and have a chat. I’m 22 and have lived in Ashbourne my whole life, I’ve always loved running so its great to be able to do something I enjoy whilst raising money for such a worthwhile cause!”
If you would like to sponsor Ellie, it’s very easy to make an on-line donation on http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/EllieWoodward.
Doreen is a keen runner and a member of the Ashbourne Aerobics Group.
Look out for the Careline t-shirts if you go down to watch.
Good luck ladies!
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