Bridging the gap of isolation with simple kindness and friendship.

Our volunteers can help with shopping, prescription collection & delivery, emergency food parcel procurement & delivery, topping up of utilities, or a friendly chat with one of our Let's Get Chatty volunteers.  Whatever your need please get it touch for support.

Let's Get Chatty

The Let’s Get Chatty Service (LGC) was launched by MARR on 30 May 2020, and we are here to help residents in Medway during the coronavirus pandemic, who are in need of a simple conversation, and a sympathetic ear.

We are a group of volunteers who are available to speak with anyone who's been cut off from their support structures - be that community, friends or family. With over 7,000 shielded residents in Medway, we aim to bridge the gap of isolation with this simple act of kindness.

You can find out more about Let's Get Chatty by clicking on the button below!

Hearing Aid Batteries

Throughout the pandemic we have been working with the Audiology Department at Medway Hospital to provide hearing aid batteries to those in need, removing the need to visit the hospital.

Image depicting emergency food supplies
Image depicting emergency food supplies

PPE in the Community

Ensuring our volunteers have been protected throughout the pandemic has been critical and now we are branching out with our new team of mask makers who are aiming to get PPE kits out free of charge to shielders and vulnerable members of Medway's community.  As of Thursday 10th September we have provided over 160 handmade reusable masks and PPE kits.  If you are vulnerable or in financial hardship you can request your kit HERE.

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