ST OSWALD’S: A Newcastle hospice is facing a volunteer crisis in their charity shops
St Oswald’s Hospice - A Newcastle hospice is facing a volunteer crisis in their charity shops.
Most of our local hospices rely heavily on the kindness of their community to survive. But fundraising efforts took a massive hit during the pandemic as charity shops had to close, and events had to be cancelled. St Oswald's Hospice in Gosforth, Newcastle were thrilled to be able to open up their shops as lockdown eased but are now encountering a serious volunteer shortage, hindering efforts to generate that much needed income.
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