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Our annual review 2013-14 is now available!

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Last winter 379 vulnerable people died from cold weather related deaths in Dorset.


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Surviving Winter Appeal


Faithworks Wessex Volunteers Deliver Winter Packs to Vulnerable Elderly

Volunteers from a local charity - Faithworks Wessex helped deliver 300 winter packs to local vulnerable older people. The packs were funded from our Surviving Winter Appeal which re-launched on 17th November 2014 to help local elderly during the winter months and has already raised £23,000 supporting 490 vulnerable older people in total so far through winter fuel grants and warmer packs.

Alistair Doxat-Perser, Chief Executive of Faithworks Wessex explained: ‘We've had such a great feedback from warmer pack recipients - they are not only grateful that the packs have helped keep them warm this winter, but also really grateful that someone cares' read more

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