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Guide Dogs believes no one with sight loss should be left out of life, whatever their age.
We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We also provide cancer information to the public.
Description: The aim of the Support at Home service is to place the person at the centre of what we do and help them get through a crisis by offering positive encouragement, practical help and
We provide a range of opportunities for customers to get involved, have their say, and help shape the way we deliver our services. One of those opportunities is our Customer Scrutiny Panel, which is open to both tenants and leaseholders of The Gateshead Housing Company. The panel carries out independent reviews of our services to identify positive practice and suggest recommendations for service improvements. The panel decides which services they review based on various criteria. Previous reviews include: • Anti-social behaviour • Customer service • Reporting repairs • Empty Property

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Foundations Furniture is a charity in Gateshead which collects donated household items from local residents and makes them available to people experiencing hardship. The charity offers a range of services to ensure everyone can access affordable furniture. This includes an ethical, affordable weekly payment service in partnership with NEFirst Credit Union and The Gateshead Housing Company.  Foundations has a range of beds, mattresses, bedroom furniture, dining tables and chairs, electrical appliances, kitchen appliances, sofas/suites and much more, both new and pre-loved.  The weekly payment

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Description:  , DIG. BUILD. EXPLORE. LEARN. SEE. DISCOVER., Fantastic volunteering opportunities helping us to protect 500 years of heritage, history, heroes and habitats. Get stuck in to practical
Contact the Elderly is a National Charity who have groups throughout the U.K with several of these in the North East, including a group in Gateshead.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27th January each year, and is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Hol

If you like meeting, talking and helping people, you may like to join our Health Champions Group.  Health Champions are volunteers who have helped in Reception since 2014. 

Description: We are looking for people happy to share in helping on the yard, grooming, feeding and tacking up horses.  We also need people who are willing to work with our disabled riders, being