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It's important that we give back to the communities in which our members and our staff live and work.
Part of this committment is demonstrated by our Community Partnership scheme.
In January 2017 we announced the eight charities are partnering with. The charities were chosen and voted for by our staff and members. We aim to build long-term relationships with these charities to enable our staff, and hopefully our members, to engage in meaningful volunteering opportunties, which will help us to raise funds and awareness.
Andover branch's charity partner, providing help and support for anyone with a mental health problem in the Andover area.
Abingdon and Didcot branch partner is Helen and Douglas House, a hospice for children and young adults.
Wokingham branch's partner is Sue Ryder, who provide hospice and neurological care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis.
Newbury and Thatcham's branch partner is Newbury and District Cancer Care Trust, who help local people who have been diagnosed with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
Our Head Office's charity partner is Alzheimer's Society, who provide support to improve the lives of people with dementia and their families.
Winchester branch's charity partner is Friends of PICU, who support the Peadiatric Intensive Care Unit at Southampton University Hospital who provide first class care and treatment to critically ill children all over the South of England and the Channel Islands.
How can you get involved?
Each year we will publicise volunteering opportunities here through our website or through our sociel media channels. We will also be organising and undertaking fund raising events in branch and at local community events. If you are interested in volunteering your time or skills, please contact us.
We will update this section as soon as we have some volunteering news, please keep visiting us to check on our progress, we can also put you in touch with our charities if you are interested in volunteering on a regular basis. A number of our charity partners welcome help at their regular events or in their retail branches.