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The Lewis Foundation

Who we are

Description

About us At The Lewis Foundation we source, package and hand deliver gift packs for free to adult cancer patients in hospitals in the Midlands and the community weekly. These are items that patients might find difficult to buy themselves or simply cannot afford – and that brings people happiness and comfort at a difficult time. For many people in hospital and the community, our volunteers are their only regular visitors. How it works in the hospital Patients pick a gift pack of their choice from our gift list when they either arrive for treatment or they receive during their hospital stay. Packs range from toiletries, puzzle books and miniature radios. Once the gift is received, we then spend time with people to reduce loneliness.

Organisation type

Registered charity

Setup year

2016

Focus areas

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Northampton, UK