Charity plea for more volunteers

First published in News

A CHARITY that helps people rebuild their lives following a brain injury is appealing to the community to volunteer in its Pershore shop.

Profits from the Headway charity shop, High Street, go towards supporting people and their families affected by a brain injury, helping people relearn lost skills and adapt to a life that may be forever changed.

But Mandy Payne, manager of the Pershore Headway shop, said as a charity they rely entirely on the generous nature of the local community in order to keep their shelves fully stocked.

"To do this we need volunteers to help sort, process, price and give great customer service on our shop floor,"she said. "You don’t need retail experience as full training will be given, just a desire to help a great cause.

"We are extremely lucky to have such exceptional support from people in the town who continue to drop off bags of wonderful items for us to sell – from clothes and bags, to toys and books, but without the support of our generous volunteers, we struggle to get these great items ready for sale.

"This is why we are launching this recruitment drive to encourage people to volunteer with us, have fun and be part of a great team. If you have a few free hours each week to spare and are interested in helping us improve life after brain injury, we would love to hear from you.”

Anyone interested in volunteering should call Mandy Payne on 01386 552301 or pop into the shop.

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