BizzyBox Lending Project

by Carers Network
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BizzyBox Lending Project
BizzyBox Lending Project
BizzyBox Lending Project

Project Report | Aug 30, 2023
It's been a BizzyBox Summer!

By Mark Bradford | Project Leader

Carer Elena with a cuddly toy she has knitted!
Carer Elena with a cuddly toy she has knitted!

Thanks to your support it’s been full steam ahead for our exciting BizzyBox Lending Project over the summer!

We now have 125 carers registered on the lending library, and to date we have had nearly 200 product loans, with carers able to borrow for free a fantastic range of activity products that they can enjoy from the comfort of their own home together with their loved one!

We have continued with the busy programme of coffee morning ‘Try-out’ events, with up to 6 events a month!

So far, we have had over 375 carer attendances at coffee mornings.

At the Church Street Library coffee morning, carer Elena has started a knitting and crochet group with fellow carers!

Here the carers enjoy catching up together while knitting toys, scarves, and socks. 

They will be selling these at Christmas Fairs to help raise more funds to support the project so we can reach even more unpaid carers!

Your continued generosity has helped us to expand this project so that even more carers can take advantage of the products and enjoy them with their loved ones at home – while also being able to meet, socialise and have fun with fellow carers at the project coffee mornings and events.

Thank you!

Carers enjoy knitting & chat at a coffee morning!
Carers enjoy knitting & chat at a coffee morning!
Some of the groups' knitted socks!
Some of the groups' knitted socks!
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Carers Network

Location: London - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @CarersNetwork
Project Leader:
Mark Bradford
London , United Kingdom
$1,644 raised of $4,032 goal
 
29 donations
$2,388 to go
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