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Making Connections are asking you to support them this Christmas so they can continue to tackle isolation and loneliness in your community!

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Your donation will support the Making Connections Befriending Programme tackling isolation and lonel...

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Do you ever think of the impact long dark Winter days can have on the older generation in your family?

Did you know that loneliness and isolation is worse for your health than smoking fifteen cigarettes a day and twice as deadly as obesity?

 “Loneliness is the sudden realisation that you are not needed anymore, by anybody, for anything. It’s worse than pain or illness, it feels like you’re just waiting to die” Margaret, Making Connections beneficiary (2017)  

 

Just recently, one of our volunteers did something extraordinary for the lady she visited. Maura, arrived at Noirin’s house ...

So grateful to all of you who responded to the call to action for volunteer support for the lady in Sandymount who… https://t.co/ISLXaEdHDR

Wed Sep 19 13:40:09 - 3 Favorite

Alex thank you for your generous support for her and for the work we do. With volunteers like you, we can change t… https://t.co/u12guuVfWC

Tue Sep 18 19:56:45 - 3 Favorite

We are looking for a volunteer to support an older lady living in Sandymount area who is very lonely & says " I us… https://t.co/tiIMrWNgEx

Tue Sep 18 13:52:25 - 6 Favorite

So grateful to our current team of engaging and generous volunteers who have brought so much joy and laughter to ol… https://t.co/vmg007W734

Wed Aug 29 17:35:36 - 10 Favorite

RT @HAVASJust: After a very tough selection process with some amazing charities, we are beyond delighted to announce that @EndLonelinessUK

Tue Jul 31 15:52:32 - 0 Favorite

How true... https://t.co/pHD09G6kQe

Mon Jul 30 17:29:48 - 0 Favorite

Fantastic private tour of @RHAGallery given by Patrick. The level of interest and engagement by Making Connections… https://t.co/gtKWMZfwRK

Mon Jul 30 16:52:18 - 9 Favorite

Great excitement building up among a group of over 20 in Making Connections network for a private tour of RHA galle… https://t.co/oZwRN3KDF3

Wed Jul 25 11:47:28 - 2 Favorite

RT @UCDDiscovery: 10 weeks later- Well done Mikhaela & Tom! Jigsaw club every Fri #cultivatingcommunity https://t.co/pEKIVorRHQ

Sat Jul 21 00:11:59 - 0 Favorite

So true.. https://t.co/MeAjwuaRUf

Fri Jul 20 19:34:53 - 0 Favorite
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Supporters

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19-12-2017

Seana Heverin

Proud to be a volunteer with making connections. I would encourage everyone to connect with an older person to enrich your own life and help alleviate loneliness in our communities.

25.00
26-10-2017

Steven Shattuck

Thank you so much for you kind donation! We really appreciate your generous support for 'Give an Hour, Gain an Hour' 2017! Keep an eye out for the campaign in 2018! Kind Regards, Making Connections
01-11-2017
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25-10-2017

Stephanie ag

Thank you kindly for your generous donation to our 2017 'Give an Hour, Gain an Hour' Campaign! It means a lot to Making Connections and will go towards building more meaningful connections in our communities! Kind Regards Making Connections
01-11-2017
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25-10-2017

Derek Humphries

Great idea, and clearly wonderful work.

Thank you so much for this kind donation for 'Give an Hour, Gain an Hour' 2017! It's great to hear such feedback for the work our terrific volunteers do! Thank you! Making Connections!
01-11-2017
50.00
23-10-2017

Anonymous

Great idea!

Thank you for your generous support and for sharing 'Give an Hour, Gain an Hour' with your network! Kind Regards, Making Connections
01-11-2017
25.00

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Making Connections
Your donation will support the Making Connections Befriending Programme tackling isolation and loneliness for vulnerable older people in the community. ...