We have been busy during Covid
The volunteer team have been taking a rest but after a briefing today for Cabinet Secretary Aileen Campbell for Clydesdale we thought we should share what we achieved over the covid period.
* We made over 400 welfare calls. * Delivered over 300 shoppings. * Distributed over 500 ltrs of milk, 2000 baked products, 600 rolls, 400 chickens to food hubs in first 2 weeks of lock down. Thanks to Greggs, Bayne's the Family Bakers Caffè Nero & KFC * Easter egg deliveries with Camelon Community Hub * Collected over 500 toiletry & 100 nightwear items for NHS Forth Valley * Redistributed over 1000 toiletry items to care homes and those in need. * Delivered 2010 prescriptions supporting pharmacies across Falkirk town and Callendar Pharmacy * Collected surplus food and household items from supermarkets and Redistributed to local groups. * Supported hotmeal deliveries from Orchard Hotel Falkirk and Behindthewall * Helped supply meals and snacks to Scottish Ambulance Service and Forth Valley Police Division * Supporting Falkirk Council FareShare deliveries & pick ups * Supported the set up of central food ordering process * 3 evening safebases when pubs reopened. * Redistributed over 200 food parcels from Royal Voluntary Service * Distributed booklets for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service * Distributed booklets for Strathcarron Hospice * Distributed leaflets for Falkirk Council and Police Scotland * Supported Day Today - Alloa Road - Stenhousemuir with care packages deliveries * Acted as a central hub for ppe distribution for volunteers across Falkirk * Helped and referred homeless to Falkirk Salvation Army Community Work * We volunteered 6000 hours.
We are now working with partners looking at where support is needed across the valley and will update you all soon on future projects. Thanks to CVS Falkirk for all their support and the volunteers from @falkirk Street pastors