Presentations to the local Junior Schools – Friday 13th December 2013
Jalon Valley Help’s annual ‘Carols in the Square’ took place in Jalon on the evening of Friday, 13th December, led – on this occasion – by the U3A Casual Choir and Valley Voices. They were joined by over two hundred local residents who enjoyed mince pies, stollen and wine provided courtesy of the Charity and the local Bodega Xalo. Elaine Horton, President, took the opportunity of thanking all those present for their continued support for the work of Jalon Valley Help, and said she was pleased to inform them that, despite the current very difficult economic climate, more money than [..More..]
5,000€ donation to Fontilles
On Monday 2nd December members of JVH visited Fontilles and Lorrie Harkness, the Treasurer, presented Father Jose Luis Beneito with 5,000€ on behalf of the Charity. He said that it would be used in upgrading the Papillon Unit, which is the unit used for respite and palliative care.
Helping the Gandia Preventorio to look after the kids
Pam Turner (left) and Rosita Sparkes (right) handing over 86 beautiful, hand-knitted jumpers and cardigans to the Gandia Preventorio for them to distribute to children in need. The jumpers were knitted by members of the Craft Group of Casa de Ánimo and members of the community.
Presentation to MABS
During a MABS coffee morning at the IMED Clinic in Teulada on Tuesday, 13th November, 2013, volunteers from Jalon Valley Help presented a cheque for 5,000€ to the President of MABS, Jacqui Phillips, MBE. Jacqui was very grateful, and quite overcome by the amount, and said that it would be very helpful in offsetting the high cost of providing nursing care. In the photo, from the left, are: Trish Murphy, manager of the Alcalali shop; Jacqui Phillips MBE, President of MABS; Barbara Heggs, JVH volunteer; Lorrie Harkness, Treasurer (at the back); Margaret Mooney, manager of the Jalon shop.