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Finding Connection: Sharing Stories and Poems over the phone

Written by Rachael Norris, 7th May 2020

Could you or someone you know benefit from a friendly chat on the phone during this crisis?

At The Reader we know not everyone can join online activities, so while we can’t meet face to face, our staff and volunteers are offering a weekly phone call to those needing comfort and connection.

We’ll partner you with one of our friendly volunteers who’ll call you each week for a chat and to share a poem. If you live locally to our usual Reader home – the Mansion House at Calderstones Park – we can pair you with a volunteer who can also chat to you about your memories and stories of the area.

If you or somebody you know would benefit from this, please get in touch. Call 0151 729 2250 between the hours of 10am and 4pm, Monday – Friday or email coronavirus@thereader.org.uk and quote Finding Connection.

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