Office workers who provide central support at the award-winning Bristol-based care home provider, Evolve Care Group, recently handed out over £500 of food supplies and sleeping bags to the homeless.
Commercial Director Sian Harris told us “we provide care for the elderly in our state-of-the-art nursing homes. Unfortunately, many older people in Bristol are not so lucky and are forced to sleep on the streets. As a socially responsible company, we are delighted to try and help them”.
Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, said: “My thanks go to everyone at Evolve Care Group involved in these donations for some of Bristol’s most vulnerable residents. This is a good example of the momentum and resource we can bring together across the city, working as a whole greater than the sum of its parts.”
Workers from Evolve Care Group are given an annual charity budget of £100,000 to support local causes. This winter they chose to spend some of their budget on food, blankets, socks and sleeping bags. Over twenty members of the Central Support team switched off their computers early and personally handed out the supplies to people on the streets.