March 2022 at the HLC
Here at the HLC we’ve had a very productive March, with lots of new exciting things to share! Keep reading to find out more…
The Clare Foundation Winter Helping Hands Hardship Fund 2022 is in partnership with the HLC for families in need throughout Aylesbury, Chesham and High Wycombe. This month we have been offering vouchers to families in need to pay towards gas and electric payments or supporting parents to purchase children’s school uniforms, shoes or winter coats or children’s basic needs ( ie nappies and basic child care items on a specific need basis).
Any chance to give back to the Community the HLC are there.
Are you interested in giving back to the community?
The Healthy Living Centre are currently looking for volunteers to help in all areas of the shop including customer service/till work on the shop floor, merchandising stock, sorting and pricing donation and listing and dispatching items sold online.
If you are searching for a volunteer role that will increase your transferable skills, give you retail experience, or you are just looking for a meaningful way to fill your time, then this may be the role for you!
Our charity shop has had amazing amounts of donations this month! We are ever so grateful for everyone’s generous donations.
Women’s Social Circle
This month our social circle group has been jam packed with lots of fun & proactive activities from sewing, stitching & flower making! This months turn out has been amazing.
This group, in partnership with the National Lottery, provides a safe social space for women from minority groups to meet on a regular basis. We provide signposting to other services and organisations, guest speakers, a variety of arts and crafts and physical and mental wellbeing sessions.
Butterflies Transgender Youth Club
This month the Butterflies transgender youth club group have been getting creative with sewing making tote bags. As well as learning how to use the sewing machine whilst learning new skills and up cycling clothes, they also enjoyed a swimming party!