What happens to donations made to St.Helens Mind?
We all like to know that we are spending our money wisely.
Below is a list of ways in which donations to our local charity
could be spent to support those in St.Helens who need it most.
Donations help us to:
Maintain & develop our projects * Help us to start new activities
Maintain good standards of training and support for volunteers
Train more volunteers to help us fundraise & attend events * Support more people
Below are just some of the ways money that is donated to us is spent to help local, vulnerable people. As you can see, any donation you make, big or small, will make such a big difference to the lives of the people who use our services.
£5 to provide volunteer expenses for each one-to-one Befriending Session
£10 to process a police check
£15 to have invaluable Volunteer Supervisions every 6 weeks
£20 to process a referral to enable a person to access our services
£30 towards games and activities equipment at the Social Groups
£40 to make a person ‘Volunteer Ready’
£50 for a social group weekly session
£60 a month to maintain the toilet/hygiene facilities at the Allotment/Garden
£100 per year for catering and hygiene items at sessions and meetings
£200 for production of leaflets
£300 to provide an Induction session for up to 15 new volunteers
£400 for art and craft materials
£420 to make our second office internet-ready
£450 to enable our vital internet use
£500 to keep our volunteers up to date with training sessions
£600 to ensure all our police checks are kept up to date each year
£1000 to sustain the Allotment / Garden Project for one year
£1000 to keep the Ladies Craft Group running for one year
£2000 for a Volunteer Befriender to support someone for a year
£10,000 for a year's tenancy with an office, groups space and meeting room provision
And this one is priceless!
Our ‘Match Meetings’ are the most exciting and rewarding events!
This is when a volunteer meets the person they aim to support, for the very first time.
It is where the magic happens! It is the springboard for recovery for many people who
access our Befriending Service and always an inspiring and exciting time for the team as well.