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The Emily Jordan Foundation

Unit 9, Fine Point,

Kidderminster

DY11 7FB

01562 861154

enjoy@theemilyjordanfoundation.org.uk

Registered Charity No:

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December 4, 2018

Six new volunteers were recruited during the months of October and November.

Twigs and Spokes have benefited greatly from the number of volunteers. With the supported volunteers, at this time, often selecting Spokes as their preferred project to learn new skills.

We carr...

December 4, 2018

Volunteers from NCS (local schools) gave inordinate amounts of their time volunteering through the summer. 

IGS/Specsavers hosted their annual staff quiz with the Emily Jordan Foundation being named as their nominated charity. Staff kindly donated their time to voluntee...

December 4, 2018

Cycle club started up again with more people taking part this year as the group was extended to include families of people with disabilities.  It offers parents, and siblings the opportunity to participate either as a family or individually.  In some weeks there have b...

December 4, 2018

Supported Volunteers experience what it is like to be in the workplace. It provides the opportunity for them to learn work place rules in a safe environment.

Lead Volunteers support the “bank workers” (who have learning disabilities) to fulfil an external grounds mainte...

December 4, 2018

Six IGS/Specsavers staff spent “A day-to-make-a-difference” supporting volunteers at Spokes in November and a few members of Interserve have taken up volunteering with us on a more casual basis. 

Groups like this really do contribute to the Foundation’s aims and to the...

December 4, 2018

Six new volunteers started to offer their time on a regular basis. Lloyds Bank staff donated their time to work alongside the trainees and the supported volunteers.  A wonderful day-to-make-a-difference was had; they split in to two groups, they built a sales display t...

December 4, 2018

A Volunteer’s day was held at Twigs to encourage new and existing volunteers to mingle, get to know each other a bit more and learn more about what we have to offer.  It was deemed a great success!

We had a stand at CAMRA’s annual event in Kidderminster and were able to...

December 4, 2018

A stand was taken at the Bewdley Town Showcase event allowing the “Reaching Out” project to be promoted. It led to visits by potential Lead Volunteers to join the Foundation’s Horticultural Project based on the corner of Brinton Park, Kidderminster.

Visits by Andrew to...

December 4, 2018

The approach used at the Foundation is to match the skill set and/or their aspirations of the volunteers to the services offered i.e. what they expect to get out of volunteering to the needs of the organisation or the needs of the supported volunteer.  People are recru...

December 4, 2018

Andrew described his role, as “this is definitely not a desk job”, contact was made with key organisations with whom people with disabilities may have regular contact with.

Perseverance and his experience of networking paid dividends and strong relationship were formed...

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