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April to May Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our April to May Fundraiser. We raised a fabulous sum and have achieved our match funding! Huge …
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Cookbook

Written by people with aphasia for people with aphasia, with the expertise of our students. Online this is available with audio. It can also …
Tracy running the London Marathon - Tracy is a woman with blonde curly hair and she's wearing a stroke assciation vest and leggings. She is smiling and waving both hands at the camera.
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A Marathon Success!!

We want to say a big thank you and congratulations to Tracy, who ran the London Marathon in October. She kindly chose to fundraise …
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Patron Story

A call to support from Dr Nicky Oke, Patron

My name is Dr Nicky Oke, a patron of the registered charity Aphasia Re-Connect.   I am pleased and greatly honoured to be a patron …
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Running for Aphasia

We are very grateful to have Humphrey Keenlyside running for us this year. Humphrey is the husband of one of our volunteers, Frances Jane, …
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City Hero Award – June 2021

We’re very proud of Sally, who was awarded a City University Hero Award for her work at Aphasia Re-Connect over the last year, providing …
Volunteer Stories

Ella

Ella has been volunteering with Aphasia Re-Connect since 2020 – this is her experience: I started volunteering with Aphasia Re-Connect seven months ago to …
Volunteer Stories

Buddleia

Buddleia has been volunteering with Aphasia Re-Connect as a virtual befriender – this is her experience: I have been volunteering as a conversation buddy …
Sue is an older lady with a straw hat, a pink t-shirt, and a backpack. She has short sandy coloured hair and hoop earrings, and is smiling at the camera.
Volunteer Stories

Sue

Sue has been volunteering with Aphasia Re-Connect for 4 years – this is her experience: In May 2015, I retired from my job of …
Jane has grey hair and a raincoat- she is standing outside by some plants, overlooking the sea. She is smiling at the camera.
Volunteer Stories

Jane

Jane has volunteered with Aphasia Re-Connect since 2017, and particularly supported the development of more virtual befriending during the pandemic – this is her …
Roberta, one of our volunteers. She is a young woman with dark hair and she is smiling at the camera.
Volunteer Stories

Roberta

Roberta first volunteered with Aphasia Re-Connect in 2018 and loved it so much that she’s coming back in 2021 as a qualified Speech and …
Tom - one of our peer volunteers - a young man with a grey jumper and short dark hair smiling at the camera
Volunteer Stories

Tom

Tom volunteers with Aphasia Re-Connect, co-leading the Photography Group and co-facilitating the Young Person’s Group – this is his experience: I chose to join …
Chiara is a young woman with long wavy blonde hair - she is wearing glasses and headphones and smiling at the camera
Volunteer Stories

Chiara

Chiara volunteered with Aphasia Re-Connect in 2020 – this is her experience: During my remote placement at Aphasia Reconnect last summer, I facilitated several …
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Captain Tom 100 Fundraising Weekend

Last year, Captain Tom Moore raised an amazing amount of money for charity for his 100th birthday. This year, the Captain Tom Foundation asked people to raise money …
Events

Seasonal Event

Tuesday 8th December at 6.30pm on Zoom Join us for a seasonal celebration
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Accessible Information Standard

Some of our members took part in a consultation about the Accessible Information Standard. They gave feedback about their experiences of Accessible Information in …
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Art by post

Some of our members took part in a Zoom art group, run by one of our peer facilitators, in the first lockdown. They submitted …
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National Lottery Community Fund

We are very grateful to the National Lottery Community Fund for awarding us a grant to support our services. We do not receive any …