The Melanie Bumble Support Group for those in need during difficult times
Melanie is a Bridgnorth resident who came forward in order to assist the residents who were affected by the Winter floods in January 2021.
She assisted with temporary accommodation and the supply of day to day essentials by asking for donations on the Social media group “Bridgnorth News and Views” which got a great response from the local caring Community of Bridgnorth.
During this time many people came forward who were struggling financially after losing their jobs due to covid 19 aswell, so she assisted them too.
She now helps out by offering items that have been donated to her such as : food, bedding, clothes and furniture etc
Melanie also forwards people on to Mutual Aid which is a voluntary reciprocal exchange of resources and services for mutual benefit. They can help people who are self isolating or have mobility issues by allocating local Vollunteers to deliver their shopping and prescriptions etc, they offer many more services such mental health support, medical care and disaster relief.
She is now so busy she has had to engage a Team of Vollunteers herslef, hence the nickname Bumble.
Who its for
All goods and services are strictly for those in need during the winter floods – the Coronavirus pandemic – or generally struggling financially due to unemployment.
- If you are self isolating or have mobility restrictions and need support with shopping, prescriptions or transport to get vaccinated.
- For those who are unemployed and struggling financially and need day to day essentials such as food and toiletries.
- For those who are struggling with their mental health.
How we can help
We help those that are affected by the Winter floods, Covid-19 and those who Struggle financially.
Winter Flood Help : Helping with Temporary accommodation, supply of clothes, washing, food supplies, replacement furniture and bedding.
Covid-19 Help : Assist with shopping and Prescription collection and delivery (Mutual Aid)
Financial Support :Food Bank can signpost clients to support with housing, debt help and budgeting etc.
Signposting service : Helping you get the right support by forwarding you on to the relevant organisations or Support groups.
Day to day essentials
Food, Bedding, Clothes, White goods.
Shopping assistance – transport of goods.
For every local charity and Volunteers.
Meet the Volunteers
Volunteer (Founder)Melanie is accepting and distributing donations aswell as assisting with temporary accommodations and transport of goods.Accepts DonationsDeliversCollectsAccommodation assistanceVolunteerCarmen Watkins helps with sorting parcels, collections and transport logistics aswell as covid 19 safeguarding for the vulnerable.DeliversCollectsSafeguardingAdviserVolunteerSorting ParcelsCollects
Thank you for all your Support and Donations
Charities and Services
Contact details :
Tel : 07960 285520
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.bridgnorthfoodbank.co.uk
Covid-19 Mutual Aid
Support with shopping
Contact details :
Tel : 01746 802091
Email : email@example.com
Social media : Facebook
We need volunteers who are locally based to the area and can give up a bit of their time.
This may involve – sorting of donations,food,clothing ect.
Possible pick up and delivering of goods to peoples homes or drop off and pick up points. This may involve taking any goods that are not passed on to the clothes banks/food banks.
Most people have busy lives and their time may be limited but if you could spare 1 hr a day or even a week that would be much appreciated.
If you would like to volunteer, a small form will be provided for you to fill in so people know who you are when picking up and dropping of goods.
Covid-19 Rules and Safety
Volunteers will be kept as safe as possible, they will not be entering peoples properties, this is to ensure everyones safety aswell as safeguarding the vulnerable. Drop off points/areas will be arranged beforehand.
Individual status checks may need to be a carried out to prevent abuse of this service.
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Bridgnorth News and Views Admin Team
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