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January 13, 2022
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Published by Eileen

Let’s be kind to ourselves this January – Take the challenge and ‘find your own medicine’ with The Black Country Blokes

Christmas and New Year is a challenging time for many of us, as we juggle family commitments and tensions, financial struggles, and sometimes being on our own for the entire festive period, but not through choice. The weather is normally
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September 1, 2021
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Published by Eileen

The countdown is on, but you still have time to nominate for this year’s Dudley CVS Kindness Awards 2021

It’s that time of year again and we are looking to celebrate, and recognise amazing individuals, groups and businesses.  We want you to nominate those who have made a difference to people and communities across Dudley borough for our Dudley
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December 8, 2020
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Dudley CVS AGM and Covid Heroes Awards 2020 – Celebrating inspirational people and vibrant communities across Dudley borough

At our virtual AGM and Covid Heroes Awards 2020 this year, we shared highlights from our work during 2019/20 and celebrated the outstanding contributions made by both individuals and groups to support those most vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic. During
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August 13, 2020
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Celebrating Covid Heroes in 2020

We have been distributing some thank you packs to local volunteers who really made a difference during the Covid-19 Pandemic, supporting individuals and communities in all sorts of ways. They have been asked to share a selfie with us and
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January 16, 2020
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Operation Santa Dudley borough 2019 – another epic adventure!

Dudley CVS which is a registered charity, has run its Operation Santa appeal for over 40 years and in 2019 was proud once again to work together to connect, collaborate and build partnerships with individuals, organisations, groups and businesses across Dudley borough, and beyond!
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June 4, 2019
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Published by Eileen

Let’s celebrate and recognise amazing local volunteers across Dudley borough.

It’s that time of year again, when volunteer-involving organisations’ thoughts turn to how to celebrate their wonderful volunteers.  However, a volunteer is for life and not just Volunteers Week, so I thought I would share a series of posts around
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March 20, 2019
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Published by Eileen

Capturing the character of amazing local volunteers

At the start of 2018 DCVS was invited to assist Midland Film And Art, a collection of artists, craft workers, writers, performers and film producers, who were applying to the Arts Council (England) for funding towards a Character Portraits Project.
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January 31, 2019
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Published by Eileen

Making magic happen!

Well what another amazing Operation Santa 2018 was!  13152 donations was our final figure for 2018.  We had more support than ever from members of the public, statutory partners and businesses, with some phenomenal donations.  Conversely, we also had more
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January 7, 2019
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Published by Eileen

A lifetime of volunteering -Steve Mukanovic [aka Steve Ford]

Steve was a volunteer for 35 years, supporting Dudley Hospital Radio and then  the Children’s Ward at Russells Hall Hospital.  He was also a volunteer for Dudley CVS for many years, driving our minibuses around the borough offering the elderly
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