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Pride in Pill is a local Community volunteering group, helping in and around Pillgwenlly Newport. We have regular group meetings and are gaining new members from the community.

Here is a link to our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/pamurpaol/


storage.

All good things come to those that wait

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Thank you so much to Pink Storage for your excellent service.

We now have 24 hour access 365 days of the year to our PIP equipment and donations right in the middle of the city !! Fanbloomingtastic ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜

Big thanks to Oscar from Falafilo Island๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒด for his continued support and cutting the ribbon on our brand new container ๐Ÿ’Ÿ

Also Stacey Flook, The Balloon Lady for supplying our beautiful balloons at such short notice.

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#communityfund

#feelingthankful

How pip started.

We have been asked this week What made you start this group up. So here is the Answer.

In 2014 Newport Council decided to stop the buses through the main street in Pillgwenly (known as Pill) 2 residents decided to start a petition , while collecting the signatures to get the buses going again they noticed the amount of litter on streets. They decided that something should be done . This is how the group was formed. Pip Supporting the homeless was started November 2018. Big thanks to all the volunteers old and new.

over 50s event.

Great event again this year . Met lots of lovely people who came to our stand and all gave positive feedback. Also spoke to lots of people from a wide variety of groups and businesses who are doing great work in our city ๐Ÿ’š

Homeless.

Great fun this evening with our homeless, everyone happy ๐Ÿ˜ lots of advice given out this evening about accessing services. Two trolley loads of clothes, blankets and pillows given out along with 12 air beds and a couple of tents. All the food went as well as the meal tickets and hair cut vouchers. Thanks to everyone who donated this week and to our supporting restaurants ๐Ÿ’š and salons ๐Ÿ’š

Please Share.

Toys appeal ๏ฟผFrom 1st November till 30th November support the children until at the royal Gwent hospital for Christmas ๐ŸŽ„.

Saturday 14th December community Christmas party.

Donations.

๏ฟผ๏ฟผMr M and I were invited to Penylan Baptists Church, harvest festival service this morning. Thank you John for a lovely service and massive thanks to the congregation along with Penylan brownies and guides for the generous donations for PIP Supporting The Homeless Project. ๐Ÿ’š

Happy Harvest Everyone

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Community clean up.

Thank you to all the volunteers old and new who turned up for today’s litter pick ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’š

Community volunteers.

Any one like to join in the community group event on Saturday cleaning Barry island beach ๐ŸŒด Please let us know so we can take the tools and it will Be return train paid for for all volunteers.

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Something new from us this evening,so many people ask about PIP …. hereโ€™s our story ๐Ÿ’š

Homeless:

Lots of donations given out this week and this evening.

It’s hard work with our little group all working full time, having family commitments and all the work running PIP behind the scenes, but we’ve managed to go through everything and are so grateful for all your donations. The boots of our cars, spare bedrooms and dinning rooms look fairly normal again ๐Ÿ˜, as sadly we do not have the luxury of a storage unit ….. but are always open to offers!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰

Homelessness is a complicated issue and our followers entrust us with generous donations every week, we try our damned hardest to make sure everyone gets what they need, but it’s complicated and chaotic when you live on the streets. So we very often use common sense and discretion when giving items out.

We are in Newport City Centre from 7pm till 10pm every Sunday anyone who has questions or would like to meet us…. you know where we are.

It’s totally inappropriate to comment on social media about individual cases and we enjoy face to face discussions. ๐Ÿ’š We would never name or take pictures of our homeless friends for social media .