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CARE Charity’s Triumph Of Nearly 75,000 Assignments

By the end of this year, CARE – the charity offering practical help to those in need in the area – would have passed their 75,000 total of completed assignments.

The charity define themselves as a group of ‘good neighbours’ who work diligently to enhance the lives of those less able than themselves. Now in its 30th year, the charity remains a 100% voluntary organisation, with services provided at no cost to clients.

From picking up shopping, giving lifts to appointments, helping with odd jobs in the home or just calling in for a friendly chat, the volunteers from CARE provide a lifeline for hundreds of people in our local area.

Frank Nickson, who volunteers for CARE, said: “Many local people are unaware of the work we do, so it may come as a surprise to learn that last year the 114 active volunteers carried out nearly 1,800 jobs!

“CARE is 100% dependant on volunteers and is always seeking new pairs of hands in all areas.

“We would now like to offer you the opportunity to be a part of this work. It will give your life a whole new depth. You need only offer an hour a fortnight… or more… or less. Whatever suits you.”

Upcoming events include a display in Haywards Heath Library in October and our Tree at the Cuckfield Christmas Tree Festival in early December.

To find out more about CARE call 01444 455955 or visit


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