Thakeham COVID-19 Support Group

Updated 12 May 2020

Thakeham & Sullington Covid-19 Support Hub
On behalf of Horsham District Council, there is a Support Hub for the parishes of Thakeham & Sullington – although parish boundaries are reasonably fluid when assisting those in need through this pandemic!  This Hub has a list of approximately 50 volunteers who are available to help those from the local area who are unable to leave home or those in particular need. They can

  • Collect prescriptions
  • Do the shopping
  • Distribute donated groceries
  • Keep regular telephone contact
  • Signpost to other agencies

The dedicated phone number is 07517 100626. Anyone in the area can ring and ask for support for themselves or someone they know. Please leave a message with a contact number if the line is busy.

If you would like to help your local community in this time of need, there are several ways you can do this:-

  1. Call 07517 100626 to volunteer as a delivery driver or telephone befriender
  1. Donate money for local people. Funds indicated for local Covid-19 relief will be used for local people across the two parishes

 

https://www.stmarysthakeham.org/bank-standing-order-and-gift-aid/ use ‘Covid19’ as your payment reference.

or

https://www.st-marys-sullington.org/making-a-donation/ use ‘support’ as your payment reference.

 

  1. Leave a non-perishable donation for our food deliveries in the collection boxes at:

Meadow Stores, Abingworth Crescent, Thakeham

The Rectory, The Street, Thakeham

The White Lion Pub, The Street, Thakeham

  1. Pray for our NHS, keyworkers and those who lead us. Pray for those who are unwell and frightened. Pray for those who are grieving and alone.

NOTE:

  • No volunteer should ask for exchange of money or bank card details
  • Nobody should enter your property
  • All items should be left on the doorstep.
  • If you are concerned about callers at the door, call Horsham District Council on 01403 215230 (or 999 if it is emergency)