That Soapbox Chat
Rosemary Shrager, Soapbox Race Ambassador
Season 1, Ep. 1
In this episode we speak to Tunbridge Wells Soapbox Race ambassador and internationally renowned chef, presenter and writer Rosemary Shrager about her time during lockdown, what she is missing during this time, about her love of the Tunbridge Wells area and her favourite moments from the previous two soapbox events.
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Minh Lan Nguyen, Hospice in the Weald
Season 1, Ep. 5
In this episode we chat with Minh Lan Nguyen, Fundraising Relationship Manager at Hospice in the Weald, about how the hospice has adapted in lockdown to not only continue their essential 24/7 palliative care services as normal, but also be able to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19.Minh explains how fundraising has changed (possibly permanently!) with their necessary adoption of virtual fundraising, and how to get involved in their first big event in lockdown celebrating 40 years of care - the virtual Hospice Run - where you can complete 10k in 40 days starting today, Tuesday 1st September and raise money to help patients and their loved ones get the care they deserve.We also talk about how the Hospice came to be the long term charity supported by the Tunbridge Wells Soapbox Race, what it meant to the Hospice to be involved, and how their services and support have personally touched Nicole and other members of the Soapbox team.Find out more about the Hospice at www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk and connect and share on social media - Facebook and Instagram @hospiceintheweald or Twitter @hospicewealdSign up for the virtual Hospice Run for £10 per individual (business registrations also available), get your fundraising pack and get running! www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/fundraise/virtual-hospice-runFind out more about our podcast productions services at chattyhatter.com
Dawn Stanford, Nourish Community Food Bank
Season 1, Ep. 4
In this episode we chat with Dawn Stanford, Operations Manager at Nourish Community Foodbank about the essential support they provide to a wide range of people and families in the Tunbridge Wells area, how lockdown has increased demand and made this year's #hiddenholidayhunger campaign even more critical, and the huge honour of receiving a Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in June for their team of three staff and over 60 volunteers.