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Give

The people behind it

Sharron Wilkinson is the Founder of Give, a “1 off positive” letter writing (through email or handwritten) scheme which came about during lockdown as a response to people feeling isolated and needing a little bit of cheer at this time.

 

 

What they do

Give…a few words matches volunteer letter writers with recipients from care homes, charities or any other group who know of people who are feeling isolated and would appreciate a few words (or a drawing) to make their day a little brighter.

Their Impact

We all need connections and Give…allows us to connect with each other to demonstrate empathy and compassion. The act of writing to others with no return demonstrates true altruism.


Letter writing not only spreads positivity for the people reading the letters but also helps bring the newly formed volunteer letter writing community together through words, art and drawings.

How you can help them

Anyone can help. We need more volunteer letter writers in order to reach more isolated people. You can take part from home, the park, the office, school, University…. anywhere.

It is open to everyone and we have all sorts of people helping. Families, people working, those trying to get on the first step of the ladder, retired people, people who have disabilities, absolutely everyone. What is also nice is that the recipients can bring the joy of letters to others too!

You can also help by spreading the word on social media and as this is currently being delivered on volunteer time, we also need funding to enable the project to continue. Email sharron@thegive.co.uk if you can help in any way.

“Rich from Agency for Good very quickly understood the concept of what Give…was trying to achieve. The process of devising the Give…website was made so much easier by having someone whose ethos was the same and who truly believed that by working together we can make a difference. I had tears in my eyes when I first saw the website as it completely encapsulated what Give…was about. I know Rich worked above and beyond on the site, not just in designing the website but also offering his expertise and knowledge at the time and subsequently and for this, I am truly grateful.”

Agency For Good are an ethical marketing agency.

We provide completely free marketing consultancy, coaching and training to 3rd sector organisations to help you focus and improve your income and in turn your social impact.

In 2019 we delivered 419 hours to 111 charities and social enterprise and we want to increase this to 500 hours this year so please get in touch.

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