A Tree-mendous Gift for Lifeworks Charity from B&Q

Thank you to Newton Abbot B&Q for donating a Tree for Robins winter wonderland

We are gearing up to put on a winter wonderland at their Robins Residential and Short Break home for children with learning disabilities later this month.

It is set to be a magical and fun filled day for the youngsters to make up for the Christmas trips they would usually be going on.  We are all facing a Christmas like no other with the restrictions we face so that the Covid-19 crisis can be managed. We are not letting that stop us from giving the children and young people who stay at Robins a Christmas to remember. Usually we would be taking trips on the Santa Express or going to the Theatre – this year the Robin’s team have got creative to put on something extra special.

We are incredibly grateful for the support offered to us by Newton Abbot B&Q who have very kindly donated a 6ft Christmas Tree. Andy Hooper B&Q Unit Manager says, “On behalf of B&Q at Newton Abbot, I am delighted to donate a Christmas tree to Robins to support the set up of their winter wonderland. On behalf of the whole team here at B&Q we wish the children and staff at Robins a merry Christmas”.

It will really help to turn Robins into a winter wonderland for the youngsters and we couldn’t be more pleased with their tree donation – Thank you and Merry Christmas to everyone at B&Q.

For more information about supporting Robins email [email protected]

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Thank you to BBC Radio Devon for the brilliant introduction to Lifework services and volunteering. If you missed it and want to listen back you will find all the links below:

Sarah-Jane (Lifeworks) https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09lg9rp 1hr 46min
Maisie & Zoe (SUP) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljvnf 1hr 28min

Kat Lacy (Lifeworks) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljv2y 1hr 26min
Richard Crompton (Trustee) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljv8m 1hr 27min
Matt (Young Volunteer) & Helen https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljv6h 1hr 26min
Lisa (Mercer Volunteer) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljvfz 1hr 26min
Ken (volunteer)https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09ljv08 1hr 26min


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