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Requests for Christmas Kindness gift boxes for Hertfordshire’s older or isolated residents

We are delighted to tell you about the launch of our festive project ‘Christmas Kindness ’, which will be delivered in partnership with Small Acts of Kindness and HertsHelp. An army of volunteers are about to start packing the boxes so we expect boxes to be available for collection from Croxley Green early next […]

Upcoming Training Sessions: 24 February 2021

RECRUITING, RETAINING & MANAGING VOLUNTEERSWednesday 24th February 202110.00am – 12.30pm Recruiting Volunteers2.00pm-4.30pmManaging VolunteersVenue: A Virtual Training Session on Zoom

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­This interactive and engaging one-day course will explore the challenges of recruiting, retaining and managing volunteers. It is ideal for staff who have this responsibility as their role.

We have split the course into two halves […]

HertsHelp – we’re here for you!

For Herts residents, carers & families general:

Need help and don’t know where to turn? Have a question or problem? If you or someone you know are struggling this wintertime or any time, we’re here to offer help and support.

This is available to you through HertsHelp – our countywide information, advice, signposting and […]

Welwyn Hatfield CVS 46th Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to the 46th Annual General Meeting of Welwyn Hatfield CVS on 26th November 2020, at 14:00 PM, The meeting will take place via Zoom and a link will be sent to you on registration Eventbrite We look forward to seeing you there. In this present time where volunteering plays an […]

Compassionate Community Connector – A message from customer to volunteer

A lovely customer sent in a message about the great service she received from us and one of our fabulous volunteers Mellisa

Melissa, you went above and beyond and we are extremely thankful for your time and dedication; may your friendship grow.

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Deepak and his daughter Disha litter pick to keep Welwyn Garden City tidy

Love Welwyn Hatfield and the Welwyn Hatfield CVS have would like to say “Thank you for the kind words Deepak, you’ve both done an amazing job.”

If you would like to volunteer and help to keep the Welwyn Hatfield tidy please get in touch with : c.horton@whcvs.org.uk

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Scammers targeting Hertfordshire before the launch of new Government Scheme

The government announced on Tuesday 7th July the new Green Homes Grant scheme – that grants for energy-saving home improvements including insulation and double glazing would be available from September.

By the following day (Wednesday) scammers had started making phone calls to residents in Bishops Stortford, pretending to be a part of this scheme.

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SUPPORTING STAFF, VOLUNTEERS, BENEFICIARIES AND KEEPING SAFE DURING COVID-19

NCVO useful toolkit on returning to your office

Information on protecting and supporting the people working in your charity or voluntary organisation, and those who use your services during the coronavirus outbreak.

https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/coronavirus/supporting-your-staff-volunteers-and-beneficiaries-and-keeping-safe#section-0

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Know a local group who need extra support providing #COVID19 relief?

Know a local group who need extra support providing #COVID19 relief?You can now request support from the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership.  Just complete the webform with details of the support you need. Types of support available:

Transportation or delivery including medicinePersonal protective equipmentFinancial support and adviceSpecialist trainingGuidanceMental health support and wellbeingVolunteers

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Compassionate Community Connectors are here to help

We are still helping those that need it and Gary, one of our Compassionate Community Connector Volunteers is still helping with shopping needs in the community.

Thank you Gary, you are doing wonderful work.

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