WRVS


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WRVS

abbreviation for
(Social Welfare) Women's Royal Voluntary Service
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It was after hearing the WRVS was short of helpers, Mrs McLean signed up, delivering a staggering 90,000 meals during her 28 years.
Lynn Hensman, WRVS area manager for Birmingham, Solihull and Staffordshire, says: "WRVS has a rich heritage dating back to 1938.
Sally Rivers, head of operations for WRVS in Wales, said: "Older people in Wales shouldn't be confined to their own homes simply because they can't access transport.
The WRVS research showed that for ten per cent of parents over 75, their nearest child lives more than an hours drive away.
David McCullough, chief executive of WRVS, said: "Many children have no choice but to move away from their older parents because of work or family reasons and really regret the fact that they aren't close enough for more regular visits to alleviate their parent's loneliness."
"I think what the WRVS does is absolutely wonderful.
Margaret began volunteering in 1939 as a civil defence helper with the Women's Voluntary Services - the predecessor of the WRVS.
We would really like to encourage such people to take a step towards WRVS to find out more about volunteering opportunities in their area.
David McCullough, chief executive of WRVS, said: "These are bleak findings.
WRVS research identified that Welsh men over the age of 75 who live alone are the loneliest in Britain and are likely to Sarah Rochira, Commissioner suffer from depression.
The WRVS is a volunteers and charity work organisation to help older people across the UK.
I think that is what the WRVS is all about - the friendliness and just helping each other in good times and bad.