How can you support Bring Me Sunshine?
Any donations of puzzle books or small toiletry items gratefully received. Please email bringmesunshinese6.co.uk to arrange delivery.
Money towards printing and postage is helpful. Cheques to be made to the Diamond Club or a bank transfer to be made to the Diamond Club Holy Cross.
Sort Code: 60-04-36
Account No: 15977498
A big Thank you to:
Bring me sunshine was made possible from a Neighbourhood community development grant (NCDP) from Lewisham Council and Public Health Lewisham which was converted from its original aim to provide a Covid response to aid isolated elders. The second week of September brought good news that we have been awarded £5,000 from Lewisham launchpad and £10,000 from the national lottery community fund to continue the project and develop ways of connecting with older adults through doorstep initiatives and digital inclusion.
Bring me sunshine is grateful to the many volunteers who have worked during Covid 19 to connect with 200 isolated older people in the borough of Lewisham.
15 different volunteer Deliverers of activity bags weekly from the local neighbourhood, our partner churches St Andrews, Holy Cross, St Laurence’s and Brownhill Baptist.
Neighbours who offered their time and talents and one who made individual cakes for 100 people on several occasions.
Printing assistance from a volunteer of St Andrews church
Contributors to the weekly magazine many of which were the recipients themselves.
A wonderful volunteer who Compiled and edited the magazines weekly and provided many hours of administrative assistance.
Cash donations from grateful recipients.
All of the many contributors who produced Bring Me sunshine videos.
VSL for providing several telephone befrienders
Goldsmiths song on a doorstep project. – Delivering individual songs as well as mini concerts for Cluster tea parties.
Simply Irresistible- for providing 50 boxes of delicious cakes for cluster tea parties.
Lewisham council, Lewisham Local, Blue Ribbon foundation, Deptford Ragged, Table Talk, Christ the King six form college and the Lewisham Positive Ageing council
Companies who donated items for the Activity bags such as Mcvities, Lucy Bee Soap, Innocent Smoothies, Twinning’s tea, Catford Brew tea, Bella magazines for puzzle books, Nudest Yoghurts, Iced Coffees. The Donation Hub and Laurence Smith.
Community donators giving, Jigsaws, books, arts and craft items, toiletries, DVDS, Printed wordsearches.