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anny huang

April's London marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b][u]Befriending [/u][/b][/p][p][url=http://www.vaef.org.uk/?page_id=1085]http://www.vaef.org.uk/?page_id=1085[/url][/p][p]The Befriending Service aims to provide support and friendship for those living on their own or in isolation.[/p][p]This project was developed to address the need of the socially isolated by providing a befriending service across the Epping Forest District to the elderly aged 65 years or over and their carers and includes short respite for carers whilst social clubs operate.[/p][p][b]For further information about these clubs or volunteering for them please contact[/b][/p][p][b]Voluntary Action Epping Forest Befriending on[/b][/p][p][b]01992 564 518[/b][/p][p][b][i]Quotes from Befriending Service Users[/i][/b][/p][p][i]‘As you know Peter passed away recently and I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what being a member of the club meant and brought to his life. He was suffering from a number of health conditions which led him to become isolated and de-motivated. Once at the club his whole persona changed. His face lit up and the twinkle returned to his eyes. Significantly his memory improved too. Sincere gratitude to you and your team for all your hard work’[/i][/p][p][i]‘I just want to thank you for introducing my father to the Befriending club. Since being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s earlier this year he started to get depressed. The service you are providing, collecting my father from the house, taking him to the club, entertaining him for the afternoon and bringing him safely home has made such a difference to his week. He really looks forward to his Wednesdays now.’[/i][/p][p][i]‘Just a quick note to say thank you to you and everyone at the club. Mum really enjoys it, has made some good friends and it has given her, her confidence back. Thank you again for all the care and understanding that you give to Mum (I don’t know what she would be like without the clubs to look forward to).’[/i][/p][p][i]‘I am extremely grateful for your help in introducing me to Josie (volunteer) who is a lovely, kind person and a super befriender. I would also like to say that your work for Voluntary Action is a wonderful achievement’[/i][/p]

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Apr 28, 2019


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Charlotte Hyett

Good Luck Anny and Thank you for supporting VAEF.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 10, 2019

Paul Brogan

I hope that you have a fantastic run . All the best to VAEF.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 2, 2019


Run Anny run!!


Mar 2, 2019




Feb 12, 2019


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 10, 2019


Well worth donating to this great charity. Go Anny Go.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Feb 8, 2019

The Moloneys

Good luck Anny. Supporting Bev and everyone at The Befriending Service.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 3, 2019

Anne Borrett-Galloway

My mother goes to this club, and it has been an important part of her life since my father passed away - a fantastic group of people, who help make positive memories for people living on their own. Thank you for fundraising this cause Anny !! :)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 2, 2019

Graham OMalley

Good Luck from all the members of Epping Forest Rotary