Local charities, big and small make a phenomenal contribution to our area – we estimate around £158 million a year to the local economy, and that’s before we think about the families they help and the lives they change for the better. The impact of their work in our communities is clear to see but they can also face challenges. CAN are here to champion and support them.
We’re moved to share their stories and successes and give them a much deserved shout out across our social media and website.
Our Community Hero in the Spotlight for March is The Shine Project – a local charity that commits to see every young girl aged 11-14 develop and maintain good physical and mental health.
Your Planet Doctors, set up in January 2020, is a group of like-minded individuals who care about our planet and everyone’s mental health.
Truth Be Told is a Poole charity has enriched the lives of older people and children during the COVID-19 pandemic with interactive storytelling sessions, delivered online and (when restrictions have allowed it) outdoors.