One of our Bridges participants has raised £500 for the NHS during lockdown!
Bridges participant Linda has gone above and beyond to support the NHS, in particular Walsall Manor Hospital, by auctioning signed football shirts and crocheting pairs of hearts for patients and their families.
The Bridges team at The Beacon Centre are continuing to support participants through this difficult time utilising digital means to keep them connected.
The Evolve team at Burton Albion Community Trust has helped Julie to find work.
Accord Age Matters have been using innovative ways to support Bridges participants through this difficult time.
The Evolve project has helped Andy to gain in confidence so that he now feels able to apply for jobs and attend interviews
The Bridges project has provided one participant with the support needed to start afresh after their release from prison.
I am so grateful for all the help and practical support my Mentor, Johanna, and Steve Bayliss from RMC gave me in my time of need. I can now focus on achieving my goals, without the worry of having nowhere to live.
With help from Bridges at Age Matters Marie, 61, is now back in work and feeling glamorous!
“The project workers were very supportive and encouraging, I will miss the sessions! I am very grateful and I now feel much more optimistic about my future. I received an excellent service”