The Heather Club wins Tesco Community Grant Award!
The Heather Club are delighted to announce that we have won 1st place in the Tesco Community Grants Award.
Thank you so much to Tesco and Groundwork along with all those who voted and supported us during the process.
We look forward to sharing updates on our 40th anniversary event, allowing us the opportunity to invite the local community to find out more about what we do at The Heather Club along with reaching out to new members (and their carers) living with dementia who may be in need of our support.
Merry Christmas from The Heather Club!!
The Heather Club wins DBC award!!
We are delighted to be awarded the DBC Community Volunteering Award which recognised the outstanding work of our volunteer team in supporting our members during the pandemic. We are so grateful to have such an amazing team of volunteers who rose to the challenge of supporting our members during these unprecedented times and the support of DBC to fund this work.
Thanks for coming to meet us at the Tring Summer Carnival!
and thanks for helping us raise £329 to help us help those living with memory loss!
As we prepare to reopen our Day Centre we are coming to some local events to play and talk about the work we are doing to support those living with memory loss and early dementia- we would like to thank everyone who donated to our tombola prizes especially Maples Flowers, Pope's Yard Brewery and Inspired.
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Dye for Dementia
Thank you to Barbara Daniels for raising over £500 for our work at The Heather club by dying her hair this beautiful pink. Thank you Barbara, we love your new look and your big heart!
We are launching The Heather Club at Home!
We have launched our outreach programme with doorstep visits to our members delivering Advent Calendars and having a chat! Thank you to our funders The National Lottery and The Shanly Foundation for making it easier to spread a little cheer and stay connected.
The club received some lovely comments from members following the delivery of 22 Advent Calendars.
'Thank you so much' was the general response at the front doors
One member B'' got her partner to phone to say thank you, she is so grateful and excited at receiving the calendar
The daughter of a member 'A' said she loves the calendar and "I think mum has a chocolate for breakfast"
'J' another said "What a nice thought"
Another 'J' said "Ohh that is so nice"
The Heather Club at Home
Our new outreach programme to keep in contact with our members whilst we are not able to open our day centre.
In December we are trialling new and exciting ways to connect with our members whilst keeping them safe through launching The Heather Club at Home. We are delighted to announce we have been awarded funding both from The National Lottery and the Shanly Foundation to help us provide our outreach programme to help us keep our members connected and stimulated over the winter months. Watch our posts over the next months to see how we are delivering our outreach programme...
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Thanks so much To Tricia Glenister from Tesco for putting together these thoughtful packs to brighten up our members Christmases!
We are so grateful from all the support from the community to help us connect with our members in these challenging time!
Making connections across the generations
We are delighted to partner with South Hill Primary School to establish a penpal scheme with our members.
The Heather Club Penpal Scheme
Our member writes back to year 5 students
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How far The Heather Club has stepped so far...
In raising funds to run our Outreach Programme out volunteers and Trustees have walked 8,288,490 steps
Please consider supporting us as we step out into the community with our outreach programme.