Here are some useful links to organisations that caught our eye recently
This is a simple, but wonderful idea to help cancer sufferers – write a letter from time to time.
‘All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. It’s time we started talking about it.’ This website has a lot of info about all aspects of loneliness. Well worth looking at.
The Woking Debates are now happening by videoconference. They offer an opportunity for Woking residents to talk together bout important issues. The next one is on the first Saturday in August: ‘Is the UK fair to immigrants
https://surrey.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/book-access-scheme – the ‘Book Bundle’ scheme is run by the Widening Participation & Outreach (WP&O) Team at the University of Surrey, aim at ages 3-13 (Key Stages 2-5).
Covid-19 population study
https://covid.joinzoe.com/ – In collaboration with King’s College, this research lab has launched the C-19 Covid Symptoms Study app. Download the app and help to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Cedar House Support Group – This charity, headed by Liz Wise, runs support groups across Surrey and in London to help women suffering from postnatal depression – PND affects many new mothers and some fathers.
Woking Mind: “We are Woking Mind, your local mental health charity. We believe no-one should face a mental health problem alone, so we are here for support and advice” One of the essential services for local residents.
Woking Town Twinning Association – WTTA: does a great deal to cement good relations with Woking’s Twin Towns in France and Germany.
Woking Food Bank – does a great job collecting food to people in need. Look out for collection days at local supermarkets or take items to the Lighthouse building in the centre of Woking