Wetherby charity’s fresh approach boosts pandemic food parcel support

A Wetherby charity’s funding boost means it can enhance the range of food it delivers as part of a massive community effort to aid those who are self-isolating or shielding this winter. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is adding fresh produce like milk, bread, fruit and vegetables to the parcels its army of…

Isolated Wetherby older person hails impact of charity’s weekly telephone chats

An older person from Wetherby says weekly phone calls have given her the strength to keep going during the pandemic despite being isolated and housebound. The lady, who wishes to remain anonymous, began speaking to telephone befriender Christine Hardman from Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) when lockdown first hit last spring. She says…

Isolation busting Wetherby charity springs into action for third national lockdown

Wetherby’s leading older persons charity is urging residents to remember they are not alone, as it springs into action to support those who are shielding, vulnerable or needing help. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) is again stepping up its key services to support people in Wetherby and Harewood, regardless of their age, during…

Lord Mayor’s honour for Wetherby charity’s Covid community support switch 

A Wetherby older persons charity has been hand-picked for a special mayoral award after switching its services to support residents hit by the pandemic. Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) quickly stepped up to deliver food parcels, shopping and prescriptions to people of all ages, having had to suspend many of its much-loved older…

Leeds charity’s figures highlight frontline role during city’s pandemic fight

A Leeds charity says it has made its 4,000th wellbeing call, as it catalogues the thousands of interactions it’s made to keep older people safe during a pandemic plagued 12 months. The phone calls to isolated, older people are on top of more than 400 deliveries of food and medicine, 370 information and advice sessions…

Leeds line dancer’s lockdown lifeline for isolated older people praised

A lifelong line dancer from Leeds has been lauded for charity lockdown lessons which have given a vital lifeline to dozens of isolated older people from across the city. Julie Clarkson, from Churwell, had been delivering weekly exercise classes for Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) for two years, before having to suspend face-to-face…

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