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Volunteer Spotlight: Jane Spence's Inspirational Commitment to Supporting the Elderly

Jane Spence, a dedicated volunteer at SCCCC epitomises the true spirit of Audrey Hepburn's timeless quote: "As you get older, remember you have two hands: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others." Since June 2023, Jane has been a steadfast companion to Julie W, a 93-year-old resident at a local care home and member of the Good Neighbours...................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 24th April 2024

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Sheffield Indian Eatery Forges Partnership to Nourish the Spirits of Isolated Seniors

Culinary experts, Lavang, join forces with us to extend support to isolated older people in Sheffield. In an exciting collaboration aimed at making a positive impact on the lives of isolated older individuals in Sheffield....................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 12th February 2024

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Charity Unveils Innovative Scheme to Assist Older People in Relocating

SCCCC is proud to announce the launch of its ground-breaking Placement Support Scheme. This new service aims to provide invaluable assistance to older individuals and their families during the often challenging process of moving to a new place that suits their evolving needs and preferences....................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 12th January 2024

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Charity Worker takes the mic to stand up against loneliness

Mark Smith, Head of Fundraising, Development, and Engagement at Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC), is set to tackle loneliness in a unique way - through the power of stand-up comedy. Mark will take centre stage at The Leadmill on December 10th, showcasing his comedic chops to raise funds for the local charity's mission of supporting isolated and lonely older people...................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 28th November 2023

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Loneliness Charity needs your help to spread some magic this Christmas

Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) a leading older people charity is once again taking on the challenge of raising £6,000 to support isolated older people in Sheffield with help from its supporters through the Big Give Christmas Challenge...................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 13 November 2023

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Local older people’s charity recruits volunteers that set the benchmark high

Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) and Sheffield-based recruitment agency, Benchmark Recruit talk about their charity partnership and their commitment to supporting our most vulnerable older people..................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 27th October 2023

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Mark & Hilary

Inspiring charity leader appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of South Yorkshire

Mark Storey, CEO of Sheffield’s award-winning charity, Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) has been named as a Deputy Lieutenant of The County of South Yorkshire alongside other respected individuals..................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 17th August 2023

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Charity volunteer calls for befrienders to support the lonely

Leading older people’s charity Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care’s (SCCCC) volunteer Andy Stubley appeals for befriending volunteers to spend an hour a week with an isolated older person in their own communities.................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 12th June 2023

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Charity pen pal scheme links French students with care home residents

Students from France have written letters to older people in Sheffield through a charity pen pal scheme in a bid to learn more about life in the UK during World War II.................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 26th April 2023

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Staff take on mud run challenge to combat loneliness amongst older people in Sheffield

Staff from Sheffield-based, The Soft Drink Company have taken on the challenge to combat Bog Commander, a mud run and obstacle course and raise vital funds for Sheffield’s leading older people’s charity Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) whose mission is to combat loneliness.................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 13th April 2023

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Easter fun and frolics at Fox Valley market relaunch

Local older people’s charity Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) joined forces with Fox Valley shopping centre to relaunch the Friday markets just in time for Easter................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 6th April 2023

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Fox Valley choses to fight loneliness this year

Businesses and stores at Fox Valley Shopping Centre have selected Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care (SCCCC) as their chosen charity for 2023................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 16th March 2023

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South Yorkshire older peoples’ charity wins top UK health

Sheffield-based charity Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care has won a major national award for its work supporting older people to be swiftly and safely discharged home from hospital................[...]

By SCCCC News; | 15th March 2023

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