On Saturday 1st August, Charlotte McKeown, Skipton Step into Action Founder & Project Manager was invited to meet Sir Captain Tom Moore at the Coniston Hotel.
Wonderful needlework lavender bags, created by a very talented volunteer to be given out to those customers requiring comfort during difficult times
Some wonderful cards to be sent out to our customers
Some of our lovely volunteers creating masks for mask mates
Skipton Step Into Action volunteers litter picking around the town
Scrub bags sewn by our volunteers for frontline workers uniform
Sarah, one of our volunteers enjoying a sunny day and chat with a customer
Our volunteers have been busy knitting ear protectors for ‘mask mates’ to add comfort to those needing to wear PPE
Our boxes can be found in Tescos and Morrison’s stores in Skipton, where people can drop off drawings, short poems, comfort hearts or pictures that can be added to the customers delivery to help lift their spirits.
One of our youngest helpers in the community creating some lovely art for our customers
Masks created by volunteers for front line workers.
Mask mate ear protectors crafted for NHS staff
Martyn Crofts entertaining residents from a safe distance at the Neville House. Feedback for Martyn included ‘The residents said he had a lovely voice and they wished he had sung more
Just some of the things one of our volunteers donated to SELFA, to bring a smile to the faces of some local children during lockdown
Hair bands for front line staff created by one of our shielding volunteers
Gemma, one of our fantastic volunteers delivering shopping for customers in Gargrave
Frank Wood performing on the concert harp for residents at Thornton Hill, adhering to all social distance guidance. Feedback included ‘This morning the residents were full of compliments for the harpist ye
Face protectors crocheted for front line staff
Ear protectors for front line staff, plus treats all donated by our volunteers
During lockdown one of our coordinators created a drop off service, where people could collect wool to make hearts and headbands as well as leaving completed crafts that would be safely distributed to those in need
Delicious cakes made by one of our volunteers for front line workers
Decorated rocks created by some of our volunteers to be placed locally to bring a smile to families faces when out walking.
Comfort hearts crafted by our volunteers for customers
Beautiful crafting by Grace to bring a smile to our customers faces
Beautiful artwork created by a volunteer, to be added to a local delivery
A volunteer completed an act of kindness by baking some treats and delivering them to a local school
A volunteer and her son created this drawing to be given out to one of our referrals.
A sweet treat volunteers delivered to families in their community during lockdown
A special social distanced afternoon tea to celebrate VE Day
A number of our volunteers have made comfort hearts that are added to some of our referrals deliveries.
A delicious cake baked by a volunteer, given as a gift to a customer with their shopping