HELP VEGA BAJA FUNDRAISERS - 12 MAY 2012
Press Release / 2012-05-12 18:10:09
The recent HELP Vega Baja fund raising night the Charity Extravaganza, was an outstanding success and raised over 1,000 euros for the HELPCare programme. A scheme that helps people both in and recently discharged from hospital.
HELP Vega Baja is completely self-funded through membership, donations and fund raising events such as this and has been providing assistance in the community for over 30 years.
The office in San Miguel has a vast range of Orthopaedic equipment for hire at a very reasonable weekly rental.
There is a Welfare Officer who visits people in their own homes to offer advice and information regarding the need for care and help in the home and on what is available from the social services, this is a free service.
HELP also has a free Diabetic Support Group, who meets monthly, to share information and experiences and updates of any development in the treatment of diabetes.
There is a Friendship Centre at Playa Flamenca that welcomes those who would otherwise be housebound or in need of company, that provides a weekly opportunity to meet new friends in a caring and friendly environment.
The social group Friends Unlimited meets weekly in Quesada and alternates meetings with speakers, entertainment, quizzes, menu del dia at local restaurants and customised coach trips.
Both the Torrevieja and San Miguel offices supply information relating to living in Spain plus fact sheets.
HELP also offers practical assistance if a death occurs and can help in exceptional circumstances with the burial, cremation and in cases of Repatriation and will deal with the procedures on behalf of those unable to cope for themselves.
HELP is always pleased to receive items for re-sale and also volunteers to assist in its many activities; if you can spare a couple of hours a week, we will be pleased to hear from you, please ring the San Miguel office.
If you would like further information about HELP Vega Baja or any of its services, or need to know ways you can help please ring one of its offices.
San Miguel: Mondays to Fridays 10-13:30 on 966 723 733.
Torrevieja: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10-13:30 on 965 704 282.
966 723 733 for the 24 hour emergency help-line