Entries by Cyril

Meet the teams!

Meet the Teams! Our 2018 Accumulator Challenge launched on 2nd April and we wanted to introduce this years’ teams! All have signed up to take part in our 6 month challenge, whereby the charity gives them £50 to turn into as much money as possible via smart and creative investment and money making schemes! Last […]

It’s back – Accumulator Challenge 2018

After the success of our first ever Accumulator Challenge in 2017, in which 10 groups raised over £6000, Cyril Flint Befrienders are launching our next challenge and hoping to beat last years’ total! We are inviting people to join as teams, either with colleagues, friends or family,  to see how much money you can raise […]

Free learning for Cyril Flint Befrienders

We’ve teamed up with Stephenson College to offer free work-book based course to our volunteers. This is an opportunity to complete a Level 2 course free of charge. The courses are work-book based, so can be completed in your own time to fit around other commitments. There are a variety of Level 2 courses available, […]

‘An old fashioned Cowboy and a Hi-tech Astronaut’

‘An old fashioned Cowboy and a Hi-tech Astronaut’ ‘A bunch of misfits on a hunt for treasure, fighting a family of gangsters on an underground pirate ship’ ‘ A group of 20-somethings regularly meeting in a coffee shop to discuss the ups and downs of their lives’ From Toy Story, to The Goonies, to a […]

Help Cyril Flint win £25,000 funding!

Cyril Flint Befrienders have entered this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition to try to win £25,000 funding. Each year the Aviva Community Fund sets different categories of funding pots and invites worthy causes to apply for grants of up to £25,000. The way the competition works is that all projects are shortlisted solely by public vote, […]

30 Days of Friendship

Cyril Flint Befrienders are launching a #30DaysofFriendship campaign in the run up to Christmas to help raise awareness about the value of friendship, during the festive period and all year round! Christmas is a lovely time of year for many, who enjoy big family get together’s, lots of social events and celebrations, however this isn’t […]

Spotlight on Social Lites WI

Social Lites WI are another fabulous team participating in our Accumulator Challenge and we want to tell you about the great work they’ve done so far to raise awareness and fundraise for Cyril Flint Befrienders! As part of this year’s WI initiative, all WI’s are committing to taking action to ‘Alleviate Loneliness’. After learning about […]

Spotlight on Small Group Angels

Our Accumulator Challenge is an event aimed at raising vital funds, as well as awareness of Cyril Flint Befrienders and the work we are doing to combat loneliness and isolation in the elderly residents in Greater Manchester. We were delighted when one of our existing Volunteer Befrienders asked if she could form a group to […]

Spotlight on Old Trafford Wonder Women WI

Cyril Flint Befrienders launched our first ever Accumulator Challenge earlier this year, where we invited teams to sign up and compete to see who could raise the most funds in a six month period. All teams were given £50 each and tasked to be as creative as possible to turn this into as much money […]

Spotlight on PHMG

In April this year Cyril Flint Befrienders launched our first ever Accumulator Challenge. We invited teams to sign up and compete to see who could raise the most funds in a six month period. All teams were given £50 each and tasked to be as creative as possible to turn this into as much money […]