Awards Evening 2017
A warm welcoming to the Shire Hall Project
Winner of the Volunteer Centre bake off
Volunteer Centre Dorset
Dorchester Carnival June 2018
Awards Evening 2017
Best overall entry at the Dorchester carnival
No weeds allowed in this garden!

Company At Christmas

Company at Christmas is a project that provides company, a hot meal, conversation, entertainment, transport and a sense of belonging on Christmas Day to elderly people who would otherwise be alone.

The venue is located at the Dorset County Hospital restaurant.

Volunteering 2015:

If you would like to volunteer for this or any other Christmas events, please contact the Volunteer Centre Dorset on 01305 269214

If you know of an older person in the Dorchester area, who would like to join us on Christmas Day, please contact Marie Waterman at the Volunteer Centre, or email her at

Donate Now:

We would really appreciate donations of cash - which helps pay for the lunches and gifts and food hampers - or you can donate non-perishable food items suitable for a Christmas hamper for a single person. We would also appreciate scarves, hats, and toiletries suitable for the older generation, 

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