Xmas Lunch Party at Mildmay Community Centre

A sandy beach with blue surf. A group of indistinct people are relaxing around a tall Christmas tree that matches the beach colours. On the top of the tree, a glowing golden star.

Party event of the year

50+ Digital didn’t have time to make photos or video, but we have space in our Memory Bank for this.

It was a lot of hard work for Mildmay Community Centre staff and volunteers. They decorated the main hall, filled it with older people, served them an amazing (and free) Christmas lunch prepared by a professional chef, with a surprising abundance of booze for those who were in the mood – and gave them all a present. Read more “Xmas Lunch Party at Mildmay Community Centre”

Volunteer team from Methods – 13 July 2022

Volunteer teams from city firms have always – for least 12 years – been the most popular attraction at the digital drop-in. Then the pandemic stopped all CSR events – even before the first lockdown.

So we were delighted to welcome our first team for three years, from Methods — who provided effective 1:1 help for at least 15 older people — and incidentally reduced the pressure on our regular peer support team, so the total number helped was more than 30.