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09/06/2020

How to cope on Father’s Day without dad there

Published by Caroline, 9 Jun 2020

Sunday 21st June is Father’s Day and whilst this year’s may be a little different, it’s still a day that is often dreaded by children and their close family if dad has died. For the children, they are usually in school at this time of year and often have the chance to make a gift […]

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02/06/2020

Volunteers’ Week: Meet our volunteer Donna

Published by Caroline, 2 Jun 2020

Working in a school led Donna to spend her weekends with our children. Donna Wayte works as a Learning Support Assistant at a school in Medway, so joining HOLG 18 months ago seemed like an extension to this, enabling her to work with children at the weekends too! She first found out about us through […]

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02/06/2020

Volunteers’ Week: Meet our volunteer Paula

Published by Caroline, 2 Jun 2020

A career in nursing and an interest in bereavement led Paula to HOLG For 34 years, Paula Blanchette was an NHS nurse, working at King’s College Hospital, London. Although she was a general nurse, most of her career was spent working on the neonatal unit, followed by her last few years as part of the […]

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28/05/2020

Lockdown photography competition

Published by Caroline, 28 May 2020

We’re looking for photos for our 2020/21 calendar and are asking you to send us your best lockdown shots for us to choose from and maybe even use! We’ve all been living life a little differently and we’d like to use some of your photos in our upcoming calendar, which we will sell to help […]

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