Many of our retail stores took part in the time for a cuppa initiative in aid to raise money for Dementia UK. Two of which were supported by Membership, taking the time out
The Eastern Membership and Community Council have supported over 1,200 children understand the importance of buying Fairtrade by delivering assemblies and workshops across the region; in the first week of Fairtrade Fortnight.
Students from Harford Manor SEN school took part in our Interactive Healthy Choices workshop. The students enjoyed making fruit kebabs and learning all about healthy foods and a healthy lifestyle. We used extra
Jenny attended a Health Day in Lowestoft to discuss living well with Diabetes at Christmas. There were healthy samples and alternatives on offer from The Co-operative range for the attendees to try. Healthy
An essential clothing donation of hats and scarves has been delivered to the volunteer team in Lowestoft. This area has seen an increase of 200% in homeless living on the streets during 2019.
Jenny, Kat and Richard helped the Food and Beverage Buggies FABB volunteer group to serve over 70 homeless two course Christmas meals and hot and cold drinks in Norwich Market place on 19th
The Loddon Community store team handed over vouchers to two groups supported by the MCC this week. Maureen from The Loddon Players (potential member group) was over the moon to receive £400 to
The MCC gave £40 worth of vouchers to help thank the volunteers from the Library in Oundle. The Library and Community Cafe are run almost entirely by volunteers and without their help wouldn't
The Eastern Woodcraft Folk have been running a project during 2019 to increase the number of groups in the region and support those groups during their first year. A celebration was held at
Bumble is a "sheep" that was sponsored by the Eastern MCC and sat on the Eye, Suffolk, Sheep Trail in the summer of 2019. Bumble is painted by, a local to Eye Artist;
The Team at CARESCO in Sawtry were supported with £100 worth of vouchers, providing snacks, mince pies and drinks for their volunteer thank you celebration. There are 50 dedicated volunteers help run the
Jenny took a tour of the FareShare Redistribution Hub in Enderby to see how the process continues after the stock leaves store level. She arrived just in time to see 21 cages of