We can bring sunshine into people’s lives by being at the side of all lonely people in our community!!!
One in twenty people in the UK report feeling lonely, and the number is rising.
It can affect people of any age, with the vulnerable being most at risk - including people living with long-term illness or disability. It’s time to change this.
We are the Sunshine Charity, a new startup charity aiming to fight the battle against loneliness and social isolation. We want to be the sunshine in the lives of those who need it, no matter who they are or where they’re going.
We are seeking home-based volunteers who have excellent communications skills, including typing skills, good grasp of the English language, a computer with access to the internet and some experience of working with protected/vulnerable groups.
Our Founder, saw the devastating impact of loneliness in his social and community work, including a shocking increase in suicides. And he also saw first-hand how difficult it is to get support for those feeling lonely - including his own disabled sister.
Work started on Sunshine Charity in late 2019 - ready to bring socialising, support and, dare we say it, fun so desperately needed in people’s lives.
We aim to inspire, build confidence and skills, and give people the tools to manage their mental health and wellbeing.
Whether you want to volunteer some time or know of a lonely person who might like some support, we’d love to hear from you.
Sunshine Charity - By Your Side