On the 8th of July, amidst the vibrant energy of Howards Bar in Denton, Manchester, something truly special unfolded – our Volunteer Recognition Event. It was a day dedicated to honouring the incredible souls who infuse Purple Heart Wishes with their unwavering commitment and boundless enthusiasm.
Volunteers are the heartbeat of our organisation, and this event was our humble attempt to express our profound gratitude for their remarkable efforts. As the afternoon unfolded, the atmosphere was charged with positivity and camaraderie, a testament to the close-knit community we've built together.
Our volunteers are a diverse group, each with their unique contribution to our cause. Some of them are the friendly faces you see at Manchester City Football Ground during matches and concerts, tirelessly serving pints, pies and other refreshments to excited customers. They bring not only drinks but also a spirit of enthusiasm that resonates with every cheer from the crowd.
But their dedication doesn't stop at the football ground. This year, we witnessed their hard work and dedication at Park Life Festival, where they turned their efforts toward selling water, hoodies, and other festival essentials to the attendees.Their smiles and tireless efforts created an experience that festival goers will not forget, reminding us all of the true essence of community.
What's even more incredible is that our volunteers extend far beyond the spotlight. The unsung heroes among us, our trustees and wish granters, work diligently behind the scenes. They are the architects of dreams, the driving force behind the wishes fulfilled, and the navigators of our charity's journey. Their selfless dedication often happens away from the limelight, but its impact is no less profound.
At the Volunteer Recognition Event, the air was electric with camaraderie and shared purpose. We handed out awards to volunteers, acknowledging their hard work, dedication, and impact. Each award was a symbol of our appreciation for their efforts that go beyond words.
As we basked in the warmth of this event, it was a moment to pause, reflect, and celebrate our collective achievements. The memories we've created, the lives we've touched, and the bonds we've forged all resonate as echoes of the true essence of Purple Heart Wishes.
To our volunteers, who are the heartbeat of this organisation, we extend our heartfelt gratitude. Your dedication fuels our mission, and your spirit brings our vision to life. The Volunteer Recognition Event was our small way of saying 'thank you' for everything you do. Your unwavering commitment strengthens our resolve to continue making a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.
As we move forward, united by a shared purpose, let's remember that every effort, no matter how big or small, contributes to the incredible tapestry of compassion that Purple Heart Wishes embodies. Together, we create a brighter world for those in need, one act of kindness at a time.
PAULA’S SPECIAL TRIP TO SEE “WE WILL ROCK YOU”. Queen fanatic Paula Payne had a dream come true on Thursday 3rd July when a silver limousine arrived at her home in Baldock to take her to see “We Will Rock You”, the musical by Queen and Ben Elton, at the Coliseum in London’s West End.
Volunteering with Purple Heart Wishes is a load of fun and you get to work with some lovely people!