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Helping Hands Pub Quiz @ Home - time for action!
Have you heard? - It's back!
Not Fifteen to One, not Eggheads, not Pointless. This is much bigger and better. Yes, we're talking about the HELPING HANDS PUB QUIZ in your own home.
This is how it works: you invite up to ten friends and family to your home, give them refreshments, anything from a bagel and a cup
of tea to a ten course gourmet meal and then you all take part in a quiz supplied by us.
We will deliver question sheets to you prior to the quiz, the finished quiz papers will be collected by our lovely volunteers, at which stage you will be given a page of answers. During the evening you will have an opportunity to buy raffle tickets. The fee for this exciting evening is £10 per person, BUT there is no fee for the host and hostess. You can invite more than eight people; at our last quiz two houses had two sets of ten participants. The more the merrier.
If you would like to register your team, or express an interest in joining a team, please phone us on 747722 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com. All money raised from this event will go to fund the purchase of a new bus.
Message from a Helping Hands Client
"Fortunately my needs have not been great and of an emergency nature, but when there has been a problem my mind seems to spring to Helping Hands, where prompt
attention, given in a warm and understanding way, has solved the problem"
How we started
It is hard to believe that what started as a casual conversation between four people would result in a Registered Charity with between ninety and one hundred volunteers, but this is what did happen
More than ten years ago, Sarah Wilks, Beryl Sharpe (Susex Jewish Representative Council) Rabbi Efune and Rabbi Collick were attending a choral concert at New Church Road, and during the interval were
discussing the community, and they felt that what was needed was a support system to help people, especially those who were housebound
From that small 'acorn' a huge 'oak' has grown. Helping Hands is there for all the Jewish members of the local community.
Need a list for an appointment with the doctor, dentist, hospital? Call Helping Hands!
Would you like to go shopping but can't get to the shops? Call Helping Hands, they will take you! Is your sink blocked, is your computer not behaving itself, need a new light bulb fitted? Call Helping Hands
With the help of donations and coffee mornings we raised enough money to buy the Helping Hands Community Bus that can be 'hired' for use by private individuals, for example, to take a group to the theatre
There is no hiring fee, hence the quotation marks. All we ask for is a returnable deposit and that the passengers pay for the petrol. On alternate months, a tea is held at the AJEX Centre where everyone
is assured of a warm welcome, tea, sandwiches, cake and entertainment
Our volunteers are amazing and are always willing to help. They are greatly appreciated by our clients
If you are interested in any of the above, or would like to join our team of volunteers, please phone us on 01273 747722 or email helping-hands@helping-hands,org
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FRIENDS URGENTLY REQUIRED
JOB DESCRIPTION: Join a table of six friendly ladies and gentlemen at a
Helping Hands Tea, pour tea, chat, natter and generally pass time of day
QUALIFICATIONS: A friendly personality, ability to listen as well as talk
HOURS: Once a month for 2 - 3 hours
PAY: A wonderful sense of well being for a worthwhile job well done, plus tea,
sandwiches and cake
Please contact us and let us know your availability
01273 747722 or firstname.lastname@example.org