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If your charity or non profit making community organisation needs some help please email all the details to email@example.com
Dogs Trust Charity Shop
The Dogs Trust are opening their first charity shop in Goring, stocking everything and anything – from books and clothes to ornaments and household items. The shop is looking for donations of all shapes and sizes. All funds raised through the shop will go towards funding Dogs Trust’s work across the country.
The new Dogs Trust Charity Shop can be found at 36 Goring Road
The St Barnabas Shop on Salvington Road in Durrington are currently recruiting for more volunteers. Why not pop along to the shop to meet the team and find out how you can get involved.
Alternatively call Voluntary Services on 01903 706315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire Service Seeks Community Volunteers in Worthing
West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service's is seeking Community Volunteers in Worthing.
The scheme, which is already up and running in other key areas of the county, recruits volunteers from within the local community to help deliver the Fire Service's life-saving Home Fire Safety Check service.
Following full training, the volunteers will be arranging and carrying out Home Fire Safety Checks for residents in the Worthing area as well as getting involved in a whole range of community safety activities.
The Community Volunteer scheme is open to anyone over the age of 16 who can commit to a minimum of eight hours volunteering each month.
To find out more about becoming a Community Volunteer or for an application pack, please contact Emma Francis on 07703 886574 or email emma.francis @ westsussex.gov.uk
The YMCA Charity shop in Chapel Road, Worthing are currently seeking volunteers to help in their store.
Help to raise a million
PAWS Animal Sanctuary in Findon desperately need a new larger and better animal sanctuary.
The Sanctuary has had yet another very busy year, and there is a constant stream of stray abandoned and unwanted creatures rescued due to the economic climate.
The team have found suitable premises with enough land, so now what is needed is to raise the money to make a larger and better Animal Rescue Sanctuary a reality.
To find out more about supporting the PAWS Animal Sanctuary go to www.pawsanimalsanctuaryfindon.co.uk
Dog foster homes urgently required
Dogs Trust Shoreham is searching for temporary foster homes for several of its canine residents and is hoping that local dog lovers will step forward to help.
Some dogs don't settle well in the kennels and are often in need of a little extra love and attention and a home environment that gives them a chance to shine and show prospective new owners their real personality. Foster Carers make a huge difference to the welfare of their dogs
Dogs Trust will provide all accessories that the dog needs from bedding to toys and will also cover all vet and food bills for the dog. Please get in touch with Dogs Trust Shoreham to register your interest by calling: 01273 452576
Adur Special Needs Project
Adur Special Needs Project are a charity based predominantly in the Shoreham, Lancing and Worthing areas and provide out of school clubs for children and young people who have a range of special needs; these range through physical disability, learning needs and mental problems. By providing fun activities for these youngsters out their home environments they are also able to offer a degree of respite care for their families.
They currently run a Tuesday evening youth club at the Lancing Youth Centre in Penhill Road, an 18+ group, and a play scheme which runs on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at Glebelands Day Centre, in Middle Road, Shoreham.
Ideally, they are looking for people who are aged 16+ and have a real heart for serving these youngsters and who are lovely children but can often be quite demanding. The work is highly rewarding and great fun though it can offer a challenge on occasions.
If you are interested in volunteering or want to find out more email your details to email@example.com and they will get back to you.
Worthing Churches Homeless Projects would love to hear from anyone interested in volunteering at one of their two Charity Shops in Montague Street or Strand Parade Goring.
They are particularly keen to hear from people who would be willing to assist the Shop Managers with back room duties such as sorting donations, pricing items, steaming clothes and cleaning bric-a-brac.
If you are able to spare a few hours a week and want to be part of an organisation which supports individuals out of homelessness and into independent living, please call Claire on 01903 227825 - or call in to one of their shops.
Donate your books to West Sussex libraries
West Sussex libraries are urging us to donate good quality books in a bid to improve the choice and variety in their branches.
They’re on the look out for fiction and non-fiction books in excellent condition at less than four years old in hardback or under two years in paperback. Any donations that can’t be used could be sold or recycled.
For more information about the book appeal click www.westsussex.gov.uk/libraries or contact the West Sussex Library Service on 01243 642111 or pop into your local library
Alzheimer's Society – volunteers required
Alzheimer's Society in Sussex are currently looking for dedicated volunteers to join with existing or form new Volunteer Fundraising Groups in East, West and Mid Sussex and the surrounding villages.
The groups will start some exciting new fundraising events and activities in the local area as well as increasing dementia awareness.
The groups will be actively supporting the work done at the Alzheimer's Society by funding local services for people with dementia and their carers as well as raising funds towards research programmes into finding a cure for dementia.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like further information, please contact Kylie Prankerd (Community Fundraiser – Sussex) on 01403 276649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Make and meet at Broadwater Library!
It’s ‘Make and Meet’ at Broadwater Library on Fridays.
From 10.45am till 12pm, people can bring in their own craft projects, which could include knitting, quilting, painting or model making, or come and find inspiration for a new one.
The sessions are a great opportunity for people to share their skills and socialise.
There is also a selection of craft books available for people to browse and borrow.
For further information contact Broadwater Library, Dominion Road, Broadwater, on 01903 233244.
Sompting Village Hall
Sompting Village Hall is hired out as a low-cost community facility, in particular to local recreational groups and charities needing a meeting space.
The Hall is situated in West Street, Sompting and offers homely, spacious and well-equipped facilities at a fraction of the cost that a commercial organisation would charge.
Find out more at www.somptingvillagehall.org
Southlanders Community Cafe
Southlanders Community Cafe, Wilmot Road, Shoreham are always on the look out for some more volunteers.
If you are interested or know someone who is, please click www.southlanders.org.uk/index_files/Page3912.htm
There’s always plenty going on at Southlanders Community Cafe, Wilmot Road, Shoreham
Mondays - 9am-12noon - Free to use Internet Cafe and UK-Online Centre. Coffee, tea & snacks plus information on upcoming events. Raffle. Book sale.
Fridays - 9am-10am Extend Exercise Sessions
Fridays - 10:30am-12noon Southlanders Learning Information Centre
Fridays - 10am-12 noon Tea, coffee & snacks. Free to use Internet Cafe and UK-Online Centre. Mobile Library every fortnight
Fridays - 12:30pm-1:30pm Friday Lunch Club - £4.75p for 2 courses
Find out more at www.southlanders.org.uk
RSPCA - volunteers needed!
The RSPCA are searching for volunteer to help out with an array of tasks, ranging from fundraising, assisting in the shops and customer service to and having a say in key decisions as a branch trustee.
Many of the tasks they need help with could help you if you are struggling to find work to gain employment in the future or it could give school leavers and recent graduates that all-important work experience.
The RSPCA is a charity and receives no Government funding. It relies on members of the public to continue encouraging kindness and preventing cruelty to animals.
Experience is not necessary for many of the tasks, so whatever your forte in life, there should be something for you.
If you’re interested in getting involved then they can contact the RSPCA enquiries team on 0300 1234 555, click www.rspca.org.uk or contact your local branch to find out more.