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Crafting Happiness

Crafting Happiness logo over photos of hands doing paper craft

Volunteering Opportunities

Due to the coronavirus the Crafting Happiness sessions will be held online until it is safe to resume in-person activities.

Crafting happiness supports UHCW Charity in offering creative art packs for the Hospital’s Healing Arts Programme, distributed via Artie the art cart which visits wards daily in an effort to cheer up patients and offer free crafts and games. The arts have a key role in improving the wellbeing and health of patients and can help to speed up recovery. We also support charities such as Post Pal.

Sessions are held on campus. Volunteers meet to design prototypes and make deconstructed crafts packs. Volunteers make a range of different craft packs and cards for different occasions including birthdays, Christmas, Easter, etc.

Location

Due to the coronavirus the Crafting Happiness sessions will be held online until it is safe to resume in-person activities.

How to get involved

Due to the coronavirus the Crafting Happiness sessions will be held online until it is safe to resume in-person activities. If you would like to volunteer when this project reopens please register your interest here.

Visit the Crafting Happiness Facebook Group

Follow us on Instagram 

For more information about the Healing Arts charity please visit:
https://uhcwhealingarts.wordpress.com/art-cart/

For more information on how we design cards for children please visit:
http://www.postpals.co.uk/

Time Commitment

Volunteering is flexible as you can attend as many sessions as you want and join at any time during the year.

Requirements

No previous experience is required. Enthusiasm and joy to give back to the community is all we need.

Why get involved?

Crafting happiness is a great way to de-stress, do something good and have fun whilst making new friends. More than that, a great addition to your CV!

Read Jinghann's blog about her experience with Crafting Happiness

Read Soumya's blog about volunteering with Crafting Happiness

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