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WiSE appeals for egg-stra Easter cards to send a smile

WiSE appeals for egg-stra Easter cards to send a smile

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is appealing for handmade Easter cards for its a popular postal scheme designed to reduce isolation and loneliness. WiSE needs volunteers to help them ‘send a smile’ to over 60s as they emerge from a challenging winter. The Easter themed post will help WiSE close in on its…

WiSE appeals for handmade post to ‘send a smile’ to older people in Wetherby

WiSE appeals for handmade post to ‘send a smile’ to older people in Wetherby

Kind-hearted crafters are being asked to whip out their pens and seal some envelopes as part of a charity plan to cut loneliness in Wetherby. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly’s (WiSE) ‘Send A Smile’ scheme aims to cut feelings of isolation and loneliness by asking people to spare 10 minutes to send an older…

Ho ho ho! WiSE appeals for handmade Christmas cards to send a yuletide smile

Ho ho ho! WiSE appeals for handmade Christmas cards to send a yuletide smile

Wetherby’s leading older persons charity is appealing for handmade Christmas cards for its a popular postal scheme designed to reduce isolation and loneliness. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) would like volunteers to help them ‘send a smile’ to over 60s over the festive period – and say that someone is thinking of them….

WiSE appeals for homemade Christmas cards to send a yuletide smile

WiSE appeals for homemade Christmas cards to send a yuletide smile

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is appealing for handmade Christmas cards for its a popular postal scheme designed to reduce isolation and loneliness. WiSE would like volunteers to help them ‘send a smile’ to over 60s over the festive period – and say that someone is thinking of them. WiSE’s postal scheme has…

WiSE hails big increase in older people contact as services expand

WiSE hails big increase in older people contact as services expand

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is heralding a big increase in interactions with older people as it continues to expand its work across the district. WiSE had more than 18,000 interactions with older people in 2023- a 50 per cent increase on the year before. The figure coincides with an expansion of the…

School holiday kids urged to make cards for older people

School holiday kids urged to make cards for older people

Wetherby’s leading older person’s charity is appealing for superhero kids to make cards over the school holidays to make isolated older people smile. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly’s (WiSE) ‘Send A Smile’ scheme aims to cut feelings of isolation and loneliness by asking people to spare 10 minutes to send an older person some…

Wetherby man’s joy at charity’s older people postal scheme support

Wetherby man’s joy at charity’s older people postal scheme support

An older gentleman from Wetherby has hailed Wetherby in Support of the Elderly’s (WiSE) postal scheme and is now encouraging others to send in cards to help loneliness in others his age. Jeff, who is in his 70s, received an Easter card as part of WiSE’s Send a Smile Scheme, which was launched to reduce…

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