Pensioner Mary Jenkins was facing a tough time alone at home – until our volunteer called round to help.
After a stroke landed him in hospital for ten months, Randolph wasn’t ready to face the world again – until we lent a hand.
Nobody enjoys the dentist, but Ann’s dental phobia meant she hadn’t had a check-up for 40 years – and she was in painful misery.
When disabled pensioner Maureen Gallagher needed extra support at home, the Red Cross stepped in to help.
After her leg was amputated, Lorna Williams was desperate to return home – but didn’t realise how difficult it would be coping alone.
Our volunteers are always willing to go the extra mile to help people – even if that means belting out a song or two.
Joan Plevin struggled so much at home that she moved 200 miles to be near her daughter – and found she had to rebuild her social life.
Almost 50 years ago, Dorothy Jennings witnessed our volunteers helping at the Aberfan disaster in Wales – and now we’re supporting her.
After surgery left Sue Bayley almost completely house-bound, her confidence took a big knock – but we helped her venture outside again.