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A post for volunteers about changes to how we work

The Support Redditch Emergency Network was set up on 21 March 2020 to deliver aid and relief to the people of Redditch at a time of crisis, and though we are just over a month old we have learned an awful lot on our journey. In this update: Volunteer Dashboard Changes Service Managers Important Personal […]

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For Volunteers and Agencies Things to Do

The Big Easter Ring Around with Support Redditch

With Easter just around the corner the Support Redditch volunteers are keen to check on the people who we’ve been helping so far, so we’re launching The Big Easter Ring Around. It’s simple – just call people who we’ve been helping and check they’re alright at this time of crisis. Sometimes all we need is […]

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For Agencies For Volunteers and Agencies Housekeeping Information

Charitable Status

The Trustees of the Support Redditch Emergency Network (SREN / Support Redditch) are delighted to announce we have been granted charitable status as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) in England by the Charity Commission. Our registration number is 1188889 and will appear in the Register of Charities over the coming days. Cllr Mike Rouse, Chair […]

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For Volunteers and Agencies Housekeeping

A note on prescription collection jobs

We’re working on how we manage prescription collections. We’ve identified that it would be a lot easier if we are able to group prescriptions for each pharmacy and send a single person to do the job(s) when required. This will save you queuing for hours only to collect one prescription, or queuing only to find […]

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For Volunteers and Agencies Housekeeping

Introducing the SREN Volunteer Dashboard – connecting helpers with needs

I’m delighted to reveal something I’ve been working on for a few days – a Volunteer Dashboard to help us speed up the connection of people who are offering help at this time of crisis with people who need help in the community. How does it work? The short version is this: An approved volunteer […]