THE MAYOR of Southampton, Councillor Peter Baillie, cut a ceremonial ribbon and officially launched the neighbourhood charity Communicare’s new satellite office at Lord’s Hill Church in Lordshill yesterday (October 16, 2019). Communicare, which aims to improve the lives of lonely and isolated people in Southampton, with assistance from its Communiteers, is one of the Mayor’s chosen charities... Read More
School children who ran an ice cream sales project with the support of Jude’s Ice Cream have helped raise £236 for us. The year five pupils from Oakwood Primary School recently visited our offices to present their donation and find out more about our work. Becky Wilson, Class Teacher from Oakwood Primary School on Sandpiper... Read More
As we’re leading on developing the recently launched Southampton Mental Health Network, we attended many events in an effort to raise awareness of mental wellbeing in the city during National Mental Health Awareness Week (May 13-19, 2019). Our Manager at Communicare, Annie Clewlow explains: “For us at Communicare National Mental Health Awareness Week is a... Read More
Weren’t we chuffed to hear we were one of the new Southampton Mayor’s chosen charities of 2019-20?! Communicare in Southampton, Leukaemia Busters & Young Life are all to be supported by Councillor Peter Baillie and we couldn’t be happier! Watch this space for information on upcoming fundraising and awareness raising events.
The Haven Lunch Club at St Mark’s Church, run in partnership with us, is participating in Mayflower Theatre’s Pepperland Project, which includes a talk and workshop, culminating in a performance and Q&A session. The Theatre has offered our Haven Lunch Club members the opportunity to take part in an exclusive, bespoke activity package based around... Read More
Kevin has decided to run this year’s ABP Southampton Marathon for the fantastic charity Communicare. Kevin Sawers ran his one and only marathon to date some 13 years ago. In 2006, he crossed the finish line in London. It is an achievement in itself to complete a marathon – let alone when throbbing knee pain... Read More
This Saturday, we’re hosting our twice-yearly charity fair at the Victory Centre, Portswood Road, and hope our ‘Adopt a Teddy’ initiative being launched on the day, will help youngsters understand from an early age the importance of caring for others. Manager, Annie explains: “Our charity is all about kind-heartedness and our aim is to help... Read More
‘My dad used to say ‘always keep moving’, that’s the secret of still feeling young when you grow old’ Kathy told me after I complimented her for looking way younger than 91. That’s something I’ll always remember. We love volunteer, Eleni’s write-up of a visit with her new client. Many volunteers have the same worries... Read More