Entries by Cyril

Take 5 minutes to help us win £25,000 to combat loneliness

This year Cyril Flint Befrienders has entered the Aviva Community Fund Awards. Aviva grants funds of different levels to charities and community projects across the country, so as you can imagine, the competition is tough! Funding is crucial to enable us to carry on doing the invaluable work we and our volunteers are doing across […]

Free Level 2 Courses for Cyril Flint Befrienders

Each year we offer our volunteers the opportunity to complete free distance learning courses; this could be to help you progress in your career; the start of a new career path or just a course in a topic that you are interested in! The courses offered are all Level 2 Courses and can be completed […]

Be a legend, leave a legacy

This year, Remember a Charity Week is being held 12th – 18th September. Legacies are vital to our very survival, a fact that most of our supporters don’t realise. To raise some much needed awareness, we’ve joined forces with Remember A Charity, the largest consortium of its kind in the UK working to promote legacy […]

International Friendship Day 2016

International Friendship Day is being celebrated on 7th August 2016. We know that some great friendships have been formed between our volunteers and the older people they have been matched with and we are continuing to match volunteers up with lonely older people in the Greater Manchester area each week and we are really enjoying […]

Friendships really can change lives!

Our volunteers really are invaluable! We want to say a huge thank you to you all for your dedication and for the impact you have in your local community! Please have a look at this touching account from Dorothy, on how she feels her life has been enhanced by her befriender. If you want to […]

Our fundraising heroes!

Darren, Gaige, Harley and Mark, employees at The Human Support Group, completed the Manchester 10k on Sunday 22nd May 2016. The team have varied experience of running and all saw the 10k as a big challenge, however they all managed to complete the race in under an hour! The team chose to donate their sponsorship […]

Solicitors turn footballers for charity!

The staff at the Manchester branch of Mills and Reeve LLP have been fundraising throughout the year collecting donations via  a football tournament, bake sales and other events to raise money for charity. The law firm selected Cyril Flint Volunteers as their joint office Charity of the year 2015 – 2016 after a recommendation from one of […]