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18:50

Local

Red Cross offers Covid-19 help in English in Vélez-Málaga

Jennie Rhodes

The group of English-speaking volunteers at Cruz Roja (Red Cross) Vélez-Málaga have set up response operation to help vulnerable English-speaking foreign residents in the area during the coronavirus lockdown. Red Cross social intervention ... volunteer Richard Weale explained to SUR in English earlier this week that 22 volunteers have been contacting vulnerable people the charity has registered on its books, in order to offer advice and help with shopping, food donations and collecting medicines. ... medicine Richard explained that as the need arises, "Volunteers will travel to people's homes to deliver food or medicine using a Red Cross vehicle and suitable PPE. The volunteers who are providing the service, either in the office or face-to-face, have

16:06

Local

Costas rally to meet the demand for protective kits

Jennie Rhodes

As existing supplies of masks and protective equipment rapidly diminish in Spain, groups of volunteers across Malaga province and the Costa Tropical have started to make them in their own homes. Town halls, businesses and individuals are rallying ... volunteers who are also making masks and gowns which are destined for domestic help workers and the local police force. They aim to produce 1,000 masks and 100 gowns and in Vélez-Málaga some of the Holy Week brotherhoods (cofradías) are also producing the ... more than 30 cancer survivors are making gowns and masks. One of the volunteers, María Dolores Bravo, explained that the masks "are only for professionals and to be put over the authorised ones." She went on to say that the homemade masks "can be

16:08

Local

Extending a helping hand to the needy during this crisis

Tony Bryant

...introduced and the volunteers have been providing hot food for 60 people each day. Rising numbers However, the numbers are rising daily and the charity is appealing for volunteers and donations in order to cater for the current demand. The kitchen ... usually operates from Monday to Friday, but the volunteers have now extended the service to include weekends as well. Three cooks and several volunteers are on hand to offer breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack and supper to the local homeless ... problems than usual. "We are struggling because we need volunteers, but people are afraid to come out of their homes. What we need most is money to be able to purchase supplies for the kitchen and the home service. Our goal is to provide a little quality

15:59

Local

A Semana Santa with no processions - but plenty of charity

SUR

...cause. Resources and campaigns 'Semana Santa Solidaria' is the name of the programme launched by the Malaga brotherhoods (cofradías), which immediately offered their premises, financial resources and volunteers to help with the coronavirus crisis. ... "We started with a blood donation campaign, which was successful; we've given financial help to Hermanitas de los Pobres and Cáritas; we've set up a project with Bomberos sin Fronteras to distribute masks; and we have volunteers who are working to ... Semana Santa Solidaria scheme which, he says, already has 100 volunteers. Food initiative One Malaga brotherhood that has gone a step further to help families hit by the coronavirus crisis is the Cofradía de Jesús de Medinaceli, which has invested its

13:15

LifeStyle

Fuengirola scouts search for adult volunteers

SUR IN ENGLISH

The 1st Fuengirola Scout Group is looking for more adult volunteers to help young people aged between six and 18 develop skills for life. The group, which is part of British Scouting Overseas, is particularly looking for a volunteer to help and ... assist the Explorer Unit (14 to 18 age group). “Adult volunteers in Scouting have the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people, as well as boosting their own motivation and confidence and learning new skills,” said Group Scout

17:57

Local

Eight years of care, through the eyes of volunteers

CLAUDIA SAN MARTÍN

Their faces light up when they talk about their experience at Casa Ronald McDonald; their eyes sparkle and they smile as they speak. When we arrived to find out more about the work of the 40 volunteers, six were there, doing paperwork, drawing up an ... different. All the volunteers go for four hours once a week, in the morning or afternoon, depending on their preference. One who has been there the longest, Pepi Sicilia, has never missed a Wednesday afternoon. She is a nurse by profession but wanted to do ... be as cheerful as possible. All the volunteers get on well and the atmosphere is fantastic, although sometimes when the children go home we really miss them," she says, remembering one little girl in particular with whom she used to play. "Although

10:57

Local

Animal welfare experts praise Malaga city's handling of its street cat colonies

ignacio lillo

...manage the problem of street cats "within the regulatory and legal framework". With a budget of 40,000 euros provided by Malaga's city council, volunteers from the Asociación Amigo Animal manage 126 stable cat colonies spread throughout the city. These ... volunteers are currently looking after 2,707 different cats. At the conference, Agnès Dufau, an international consultant on animal welfare, spoke out in support of the CER principle (Capture, Sterilise, Return) to avoid "abuse". The key to controlling cat

11:41

Local

Volunteers deliver free meals to those in need on Christmas Day

Ash Bolton

A team of volunteers helped dish out some Christmas cheer by delivering free meals to those facing the day alone. Louise Jones and her family led a team of 10 volunteers to deliver 33 festive dinners to people who otherwise wouldn't have had a ... meal. The food was given to the elderly, single mums and homeless people from Alcaidesa to Estepona. As well as dishing out the food, volunteers also spent their time with the elderly to make sure they were not alone on Christmas Day. As reported ... humble that he had all these toys and lives in a lovely house." As a result of the story being published in SUR in English, a number of volunteers came forward to donate their time. Food, including two chickens from the Rose and Thistle pub in Duquesa

17:20

Local

Animal charities face hard times as shops and shelters close

Jennie Rhodes

...for us." She explained that as they are reliant on a team of fosterers and volunteers and with no physical shelter, they are unable to take on new animals. Like AAR, Triple A in Marbella and ADANA in Estepona have had to cancel fundraising events ... planned for March and early April and with uncertainty as to how long the situation will go on for. Triple A, which currently has 259 dogs and 282 cats in its shelter, has had to reduce its number of volunteers and has seen a "slight increase" in ... abandoned animals since the state of alarm was declared. Secretary Jan Weimer said, "Unfortunately, we are unable to help people outside Triple A as we cannot travel by car," and adds that with reduced numbers of volunteers "it is pretty hard to take care of