Solihull Veterans’ Charity launches new campaign to help people reconnect

Brew for Two is inspired by the friendships and bonds that are formed in Royal Star and Garter Homes through shared cups of tea. Image: Royal Star and Garter

Submitted by Royal Star and Garter

A new initiative to help people reconnect, while raising money for a veterans charity, has launched.

Brew for Two encourages people to invite a friend, family member or neighbor over for a cup of tea and catch-up, and was launched by Royal Star and Garter.

The charity provides loving and compassionate care to veterans and their partners living with disability or dementia, from homes in Solihull, West Midlands, Surbiton, London, and High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire .

Members of the public can send in a Brew for Two pack for just £5. They will receive two quality tea bags, an invitation to write and a stamped envelope to facilitate the organization of the meeting.

Once a Brew for Two pack has been received, attendees can choose how best to use it – they can bake a cake to go with the tea, enjoy the hot drink with a board game, or make the most of it. time and have as part of a picnic. Users can also post photos to social media using the #BrewForTwo hashtag.

Enjoying a cup of tea and chatting is a popular pastime among residents of Royal Star and Garter, and Brew for Two is inspired by the friendships and bonds that are formed in homes over time together.

Sophie Fanning-Tichbourne, Head of Partnerships at Royal Star and Garter, said: ‘We know that community and support networks are so important to our well-being, and over the past two years we have not socialized as much as before.

“Now is a great time to invite a friend, family member or neighbor to join you for a cup of tea on a catch-up while supporting the veterans in our care. We want to help to celebrate small moments of connection and joy with someone you haven’t seen enough with Brew for Two.

Purchasing each pack will help Royal Star and Garter continue to deliver its award-winning person-centred care from all three of its homes. You can order your Brew for Two tea pack and get more information here.

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