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Volunteer Conference Day a great success

Well our first Volunteer Conference Day has been a great success! Over 60 people attended to share in workshops, discussions, lunch and a blue sky-thinking session. Volunteers also had the opportunity to talk to many of our partner organisations throughout the lunch period. One volunteer gave feedback, “Sincere thanks to… the ‘team’ for such an...
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Southampton Marathon – Adrian & Debs

Adrian & Debs Robinson have just broken 40yrs and are experienced runners. They’ve both completed at least 10 half marathons before so they’re the ones to beat! While Debs has chosen to run for a good cause, Adrian entered thanks to our Supervisor Bryony’s nagging – he’ll do anything for a quiet life. Debs is...
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Southampton Marathon – JR & Vicky

Our Coordinator Vicky and husband JR are running to raise awareness of our work here in Southampton. They’re both ‘simply hoping to finish’ the 10k but we know they’ll do great! JR says he usually listens to podcasts whilst running and loves the atmosphere of running in big events such as this. He volunteered for...
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Southampton Marathon – Antonia Hehr

Antonia Hehr is running her first marathon this Saturday, in aid of Communicare. She’s been running since she was 13 years old and her proudest running achievement was breaking the 10mins 3000m steeplechase record! She runs to give herself a feeling of freedom and to de-stress but says she’ll ‘honestly just try to survive’ the...
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Southampton Marathon – Kevin Sawers

Husband of office supervisor Bryony, Kevin Sawers is running the full marathon this Saturday and hopes for a PB time of 3hrs 45mins. A member of Hedge End running club, he took part in the cross-country races last Summer and loved the ‘Hedgie’ team spirit. Kevin says ‘Communicare in Southampton do great work in reducing...
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Another new lunch club – Thornhill

Due to the success of our lunch clubs in Banister Park & Harefield, we are launching another lunch club in Fairfax Court, Thornhill! Thanks to Southampton City Council’s funding, we are kicking off with a St. George’s Day themed lunch on Monday 13th May, 11.30am-2.00pm: Fairfax Court, Hinkler Road, Thornhill, SO19 6FU. £4.00 for a...
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Southampton Marathon – 5th May 2019

Kevin Sawers from Hedge End will be running the Southampton Marathon next month (May 2019) in aid of us. The 41-year-old, who is a member of Hedge End Running Club and competed in the 2006 London Marathon, will run to raise awareness and funds for us. Kevin says: “Communicare does vital work helping to reduce...
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1 year friend anniversary

“On Saturday we will have been friends for a whole year!  After reading an article in the Echo about how Communicare needed Befrienders for the elderly who were lonely, I applied immediately. I’m so glad I did because I would never have met my good friend. We meet most Thursday afternoons for a good old...
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