Championing Hearts & Hands as our chosen charity this year
Each year at Staffs Fest we champion a local charity to raise awareness, this year Hearts & Hands Stafford has proven to be a worthwhile cause, as the community project has helped so many people since last year and now continues to do so. The self funding group will have stand during the 3 day festival selling some great vintage clothing a tombola and raffle with some fantastic prizes
Hearts and Hands Stafford is a community led non profit organisation
Helping primarily those affected by COVID 19 and reduced income, self employed, furloughed and those who have slipped through the net and need a bit of help
The voluntary team at Hearts and Hands have the needs of the community foremost in their mind with the mission to help wherever they can to those is in need, breaking the social barriers and giving assistance where needed
Working with other charities and community groups within the area, signposting people to those that can also assist and support
We also believe in respecting people’s dignity and confidentiality is a priority
Assisted by local supermarkets supplying surplus food that would normally go to waste and distributing free of charge to the community have enabled the team to distribute food parcels at no charge to those who are in need.
Hearts and Hands collection points are scattered throughout the area, outside the homes of community minded people who collect dry food and tinned food goods to add to the stock at Hearts and Hands for the free food hampers Non food donations, household items and clothing are also collected and given back out into the community or to other charities
Working with the blessing of several Stafford Borough Councillors and registered with SCVYS and Support Staffordshire Hearts and Hands Stafford is going from strength to strength with strong committee and great team of key volunteers
Our motto; never look down on someone unless you are helping them up !