John has been with the charity since Sept 2004, he started as assistant manager, and when Mr Fred Gleaves, the original Manager retired, John took over the reins. John was trained in retail, but due to a kidney problem, when off work, he started helping children with learning difficulties at his son’s school, and after getting the qualifications, progressed to supporting adults. John is a keen golfer and supports Liverpool Football club.
Donna has been with the charity since Oct 2012, her main role is to run our charity shop, with the help of our “willing volunteers” her work experience is in catering, and has worked all over the country, but in the last five years she has been working in the “care community.” Donna is an avid reader, loves to draw and adds an artistic flair to our team.
Care Assistant/Van driver
Stan has been with the charity since Aug 2003, he has been the main van driver/care assistant from the start, in a role supporting our service users, when we use to recycle tin cans. His work experience has come from engineering, in which he has travelled all over the world. His role now is supporting our service users, picking up items from the general public through house clearances. He enjoys playing badminton, horse racing and “red wine.”