On Sunday 13th December, around 20 socially distanced volunteers helped with the packing and delivery of 150 surprise Christmas Gifts to the members of Caistor Cares and Kelsey Cares, which are both groups of the local charity, Lincolnshire Cares.
Support Caistor Cares and Kelsey Cares this Christmas with Amazon Smile
With the country in the midst of a second national lockdown, fundraising for local charities is challenging, to say the least. However, those who use Amazon for their online shopping are now able to support local befriending charity Lincolnshire Cares directly with every purchase they make, without even having to dip into their own pockets.
Two special ways to help Lincolnshire Cares this autumn!
Lincolnshire Cares, the befriending service that offers friendship and support to people over the age of 60 in Caistor and surrounding areas, is pleased to announce two fundraising initiatives that will enable it to continue to support our vulnerable senior citizens throughout these challenging periods we’re all facing.
Lincolnshire Cares launch delivers the goods – even in lockdown
Despite the lockdown continuing into the early days of summer, nearly 150 senior citizens in Caistor and surrounding villages were treated to a surprise afternoon tea on Saturday 13 June, courtesy of local charity Lincolnshire Cares. Under normal circumstances, the group (that originally started as ‘Caistor Cares’ back in 2016) would have been holding its traditional Summer Party around this …
Lincolnshire Cares and Covid-19 update: all befriending visits and events still ‘on hold’
These extraordinary times have certainly had a dramatic impact on Lincolnshire Cares and all its activities. Having taken the difficult decision to cancel all our social events until Government advice deems it safe to continue our face-to-face activities as a charity, we made a swift switch to telephone befriending as the best option to help reduce social isolation throughout the …
Lincolnshire Cares receives charitable status
Caistor Cares, the befriending service that was started by a small group of volunteers in 2016, has now received official charitable status from the Charity Commission and will soon operate under the ‘Lincolnshire Cares’ banner as it seeks to expand its service into other towns and villages in the county. The community volunteering network aimed at reducing social isolation has …