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Afternoon Bowling for the Friendship Group

The staff and volunteers who run the Friendship group, for isolated people with learning disabilities, would like to take them out for the afternoon to do an activity which they don't usually have the opportunity to participate in; such as bowling.

Ref: COW 205

Christmas Gifts for Voluntary Services Outreach Groups

PresentsVoluntary Services outreach groups will each be having a Christmas celebration. We would love to help make the day extra special by providing a small Christmas gift for the attendees as they are isolated and may not have other family.

Ref: COW174
Wish Granted

Healthy Snacks for Voluntary Services

Voluntary services runs a number of outreach social groups for people who are lonely and isolated. We would like to provide healthy snacks such as fruit for the attendees to encourage a healthy lifestyle as part of the groups aims.

Ref: COW139

Arts & Crafts Group Pub Lunch

The Arts and Crafts group meet fortnightly to socialise and do something creative. They are a group of people with memory problems who don’t get much opportunity to socialise and are at risk of loneliness and isolation. We would love to take them for a carvery, so that they have the chance to do something that most of us take for granted – a nice lunch with their friends.

Ref: COW116
Wish Granted

Humber Social Fish & Chips

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Humber Social are a group of older people who are at risk of loneliness and isolation. They would love a trip to the seaside for fish and chips; a chance to relax with their friends and have a fun day out.

Ref: COW115
Wish Granted

Defibrillators for Voluntary Services minibuses

Voluntary Services offer a transport service through our volunteer drivers project. It is rapidly expanding and we are carrying passengers with a variety of needs. Our drivers are currently going through first aid and defibrillator training, therefore we require defibrillators on our two buses which will improve the care and safety of our passengers.

Ref: COW105

Pub lunch

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Ladies Who Lunch is a group for people with mental health conditions and dementia who are socially isolated. They meet twice a month in a Church Hall for lunch, quizzes and games. It would be nice to take the ladies out for a pub lunch locally as they don’t often have the chance to go out.

Ref: COW75
Wish Granted

Afternoon Tea

Supported by volunteers, the Baking Group is a small group attended by people with memory problems. The group meet once a month to make simple recipes and reminisce. It would be a real treat for the group to go out for afternoon tea to not only have a change of scenery, but to also sample other peoples baking.


Ref: COW72
Wish Granted

Trip to the Wolds Way Owl Trust

The Friendship Group would like to take their members for a bird of prey experience with the Wolds Way Owl Trust. The group is for adults with Learning Disabilities, some of whom are socially isolated. This trip would allow members to try something completely new and exciting that otherwise, they would not have the opportunity to experience.


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Ref: COW70
Wish Granted

Townend Court – Continuum Christmas meal

We would love funding  for the Continuum Christmas meal for clients. There are 16 clients and we will be taking them to the Goodfellowship Inn on Cottingham Road.  If you could contribute anything towards we would be most grateful as this was previously funded in the past.

Ref: COW63
Wish Granted