South Wales area

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Welcome to the South Wales page. Here you can find out what is happening in your area, and how you can organise an event yourself.

Need some local fundraising support?

Your community fundraiser is here to give you a hand by offering you support, materials and advice. Alternatively, tell us about your fundraising idea and we will get in touch with you.

Chris Stokes
Community Fundraiser - South West Wales
Tel: 07725 600595 or 01269 597411
Email: chris.stokes@alzheimers.org.uk

Cheryl George
Community Fundraiser - South East Wales
Tel: 07484 510012 or 02920 475573
Email: cheryl.george@alzheimers.org.uk

Rhia Stankovic-Jones
Community Fundraiser - Gwent
Tel:  07483 138049 or 02920 475573
Email: rhia.jones@alzheimers.org.uk

Stacey Hawdon
Senior Regional Corporate Partnership Executive - Wales
Tel: 07834 501221 or 02920 475579 
Email: stacey.hawdon@alzheimers.org.uk

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Upcoming events

    • Elf Day on Friday 9 December.  Are you crazy about Christmas?  Do you look forward to the festive period all year?  Then Elf Day is definitely for you!
    • Charity Coffee Morning on Saturday 10 December.  The Mayor of Abergavenny is hosting a coffee morning, which will include a Christmas flower demonstration by Hilary's Floral Design, and much more.

    Stands and Collections

    • Information stand and bag packing - Saturday 17 December - Marks & Spencer, Oxford Street, Swansea - 10:00 - 15:00

    Elf Collections

    • Elf Cycle-a-thon - Friday 9 to Sunday 11 December - M & S Queen Street, Cardiff - 10:00 - 16:00 each day - help us to collect and cycle from Cardiff to Lapland
    • Elf Collection - Saturday 10 December - M & S Queen Street, Cardiff - 10:00 - 16:00
    • Elf Collection - Saturday 17 December - M & S Queen Street, Cardiff - 10:00 - 16:00

    Tesco Collections

    • Tesco Collection - 12 January 2017 - Merthyr Tydfil Extra, Beacons Place, Station Yard, Tramroad Side, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 0AP
    • Tesco Collection - 13 January 2017 - Cardigan Superstore, Aberystwyth Road, Ceredigion, SA43 1NA
    • Tesco Collection - 14 January 2017 - Port Talbot Superstore - Heilborn Way, Prior Street, Port Talbot, SA13 1YA
    • Tesco Collection - 15 January 2017 - Swansea Llansamlet Extra - Nantyffin Road, Llansamlet, Swanesa, SA7 9RD
    • Tesco Collection - 20 January 2017 - Aberdare Superstore, Depot Road, RCT, CF44 8DL
    • Tesco Collection - 21 January 2017 - Ystrad Mynach Superstore, New Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7DP
    • Tesco Collection - 22 January 2017 - Risca Extra - Pontymister Industrial Estate, Newport Road, Newport, NP11 6NP
    • Tesco Collection - 27 January 2017 - Ebbw Vale Superstore, North West Approach, Blaenau Gwent, NP23 6TS
    • Tesco Collection - 29 January 2017 - Barry Superstore, Stirling Road, Barry, VOG, CF62 8NX
    • Tesco Collection - 31 January 2017 - Talbot Green Extra - Green Park, Talbot Green, RCT, CF72 8RB
    • Tesco Collection - 3 February 2017 - Milford Haven Superstore, Havens Head Park, The Docks, Pembs, SA73 3AU
    • Tesco Collection - 3 February 2017 - St Mellons Superstore - Crickhowell Road, St Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 0EF
    • Tesco Collection - 3 February 2017 - Swansea Cadle Extra - Pontardulais Road, Cadle, Swansea, SA5 4BA
    • Tesco Collection - 10 February 2017 - Abertillery Superstore, Castle Street, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1UR
    • Tesco Collection - 10 February 2017 - Haverfordwest Extra, Fenton Trading Estate, Pembs, SA61 1BU
    • Tesco Collection - 17 February 2017 - Llandrindod Wells Superstore, Waterloo Road, Powys, LD1 6BG
    • Tesco Collection - 17 February 2017 - Swansea Pontardawe Superstore - Gwyn's Drift, Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot, SA8 3AZ
    • Tesco Collection - 24 February 2017 - Newport Extra - Harlech Retail Park, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP20 3BA

    For details on any of the collections above, please contact your local community fundraiser.

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    Local volunteering opportunities

    Do you have some time to spare? Everyone has something to contribute to the Society. Volunteering is flexible, ranging from a few hours a year to several hours a week. It's your choice.

    Find out more about volunteering opportunities in South Wales.

    Volunteer: Fundraising - Caerphilly or surrounding area

    Volunteer: Fundraising Research - Gwent and wider area

    Volunteer: Fundraising Ambassador - Gwent

    Volunteer: Fundraising Ambassador - Cardiff and the Vale

    Volunteer: Community Fundraising Coordinator - Gwent

    A Gift in Your Will

    Find out more information about leaving a Gift in your Will.

    More about Alzheimer's Society in South Wales

    In South Wales there are over 25,000 people living with dementia, and it is predicted that this figure will rise to over 30,000 by 2021.

    There are support groups and local services which provide day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring.

    Find out more about our services in South Wales.

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