Staff and Volunteers from Stafford and Cannock League of Hospital Friends have been working hard since the start of the coronavirus epidemic to make sure that keyworkers still have access to our services.
Even though we have had to close our coffee bars at Cannock Hospital and County Hospital, staff continue to work at The Friends Café in Cannock Hospital and volunteers at the shop at St George’s Hospital.
We now have a new Pop up shop at Cannock Chase Hospital for the Staff.
Selling essential groceries and toiletries from the Friends Café on level 2 set up in a very short space of time.
Please bring your own shopping bag!
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a rapidly changing situation from a public health perspective.
We understand the concern. Health is our number-one priority, and that certainly includes yours.
Here at Stafford and Cannock League of Hospital Friends it’s Business Usual - with extra precautions being taken.
This year we will be raffling an Easter Hamper filled with lots of goodies, with all the money raised going to our charity.
Tickets are on sale now at our local County Hospitals Friends Café, Cannock Coffee Bar, County Coffee Bar and St Georges Coffee Bar.
Raffle will be drawn on Monday 30th March.
Make sure to get your tickets to be in with a chance of winning!
Martin Thornley, Harold Bould, @StaffordCannockLOF and a member from Cannock Rotary Club were proud to be judges at the Public Speaking Competition hosted at Cannock Chase High School. Bringing together junior and senior students from Cannock Chase High School and Kingsmead School Cannock. Martin was the Head Judge.
Here are the winning teams from each category...
A huge thank you to Harold Bould and Chris Young from Cannock Rotary who donated £500 towards our winter warmth fund supporting local people in fuel poverty!
Stafford & Cannock League of Hospital Friends supporting those in fuel poverty. Topping up of fuel pre-payment meters and supported by Cannock Rotary Club.
As temperatures drop, it is important people keep warm and well. Our Winter Warmth campaign is offering practical assistance to vulnerable families and those on low income across Stafford and Cannock who are in fuel poverty and at risk from the cold who need help staying warm this winter. During the winter school holidays we will top up gas & electric meters.
The generosity of Cannock Rotary is unceasing not only in supporting our winter warmth fundraiser to help those in fuel poverty but helping to provide £300 of clothing vouchers for vulnerable families across Stafford & Cannock.
For more details about Winter Warmth you can contact Stafford and Cannock League of Hospital Friends by calling 01785 413233 / 01785 250625
Role: Friends Cafe Volunteer
Location: Cannock Chase Hospital
The Stafford and Cannock League of Hospital Friends is a unique charity that provides a range of retail services within local hospitals.
We are now looking to recruit voluntary staff to work at our Friends Cafe at Cannock Chase Hospital. You will help provide shop service for the outlet serving patients, staff and visitors with hot and cold food, beverages and other associated items. This is an ideal position for anyone who is looking to gain catering experience.
The cafe opening hours are from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.
Function and requirements:
This volunteer post is subject to Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau clearance
BIG SHOUT OUT, (we like big shout outs), to Angela Littler, Betty Allen, Debbie Roberts, Marie Mattison, Carol Panter and Kay Devey who helped on our latest table top sale held yesterday (19 Dec) at Cannock Chase Hospital.
They raised £130.06!
Thank you all and all those who supported us.
We are planning on having more sales in the new year.
If your new years resolutions include ‘ I think I’ll do some volunteering’ we’d very much like to talk to you about volunteering at the League of Friends coffee bar in St Georges Hospital in Stafford.
We’re holding a coffee morning on Wednesday 23rd January, (from 10am till noon) please come and meet and have an informal chat with Liz, our volunteer co-ordinator and some of our marvellous volunteers.
For further details call us on 01785 – 413233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org