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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/


Wet night.

What a horrible wet and windy evening. Everyone soaked through .All fed and lots of hot drinks given out. Lovely to have a new volunteer out with us this. The homeless are made of strong stuff I really don’t know how they stay out on a night like this πŸ’ͺπŸ’šπŸ’ͺ.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us again this week .

Please note :

The founder members have made the decision that we won’t be taking on any new volunteers until the New Year πŸ’š Thanks all xx

Year today.

πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚Happy 1st Birthday πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚

Pride in Pill Supporting The Homeless Project β€πŸ’šβ€

After a hugely successful city wide campaign last year our project was born.

Four people took the imitative to help those in need ……..the rest is history!!

Thank you to each and everyone of you that make this possible every week

One year ago today….. time flies !!!

City’s homeless.

Another lovely evening. Everyone happy πŸ’š Lots of donations given out – hats, scarves, duvets and clothing. Everyone well fed, thanks once again to Lee for the donations the guys were chuffed 😁. Thanks to everyone who donated this week.

Welcome to our newest volunteer hope you enjoyed your evening with us πŸ’š

Take care all its a cold one ❄❄

PS if your in the city tomorrow and Wednesday around 10:30am beware of the elves!!!!

🀣🀣🀣

Community clean up.

The Litter gods were shining on us today 🌞🌞Glorious weather, 15 dedicated volunteers old and new working together managed to clear approximately a ton of rubbish from under George Street Bridge.

We also managed to fill our sharp box again and hand in a large kitchen knife to Gwent Police πŸ’š Fantastic event today thankyou to all the volunteers PIP.

#makenewfriends

#comeandjoinus

#community

Sharps.

After having a phone call it was clean up within minutes and was the first lot of sharps in Months

Homeless.

Another lovely evening ….everyone was well fed and in good spirits.

Lots of advice given about night shelter, accessing dental treatment and registering to vote ect !!!

It was lovely to have our new volunteers out with us again this evening πŸ’š

Thank you to everyone who donated food and clothes.

Special Thanks to Greggs and once again all our wonderful restaurants and barber’s who donate to us every week. πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š

storage.

All good things come to those that wait

πŸ’šπŸ’ŸπŸ’š.

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 πŸ˜πŸ™πŸ˜πŸ™πŸ˜

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

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

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#prideinpill

#pinkstoreage

#FalafiloIsland

#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 πŸ’š

Homeless.

Great fun this evening with our homeless, everyone happy 😁 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 πŸ’š and salons πŸ’š