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Man offers to help 6,000 elderly people during pandemic

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Man offers to help 6,000 elderly people during pandemic

Man offers to help 6,000 elderly people during pandemic

Kind-hearted Joe Roberts is offering to help a whopping 6,000 elderly people living near him during the coronavirus crisis.The trainee accountant has ordered thousands of leaflets giving his mobile number and outlining what he can do for people forced into self-isolation.The 21-year-old is preparing to be rushed off his feet in the next few weeks as he promises to collect shopping, medicines, or simply chat to elderly and vulnerable people in his community.Joe spent four hours hand-delivering 6,000 leaflets to elderly people living near him in Halesowen, West Mids.Joe, who is also a Conservative councillor at Dudley Council, said: "Working with our partners at Public Health, I have put together this leaflet and will be hand delivering it to as many homes as possible over the coming weeks, the plan is to deliver it to all homes in the ward."I know some residents have started to do their own, but if anyone would like to help deliver these, please get in contact."The quicker they are delivered the quicker we are able to help people who might need it."I'll continue to work with Public Health and the local NHS to ensure that everyone in our community, particularly the elderly and vulnerable are cared for and looked after."I'll make sure I keep all residents up to date on any information on what's happening here in Dudley."If anyone needs help, a chat or anything at all, please feel free to message me, call or email."This is such a big thing that's here - we can't compare it to anything since WW2 - I think anyone who can help really should do."There are no council meetings now so I will be devoting all my spare time to helping those I can."If someone is self-isolating and would usually help an elderly relative but can't I am happy to help that relative too."

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Kind-hearted Joe Roberts is offering to help a whopping 6,000 elderly people living near him during the coronavirus crisis.The trainee accountant has ordered thousands of leaflets giving his mobile number and outlining what he can do for people forced into self-isolation.The 21-year-old is preparing to be rushed off his feet in the next few weeks as he promises to collect shopping, medicines, or simply chat to elderly and vulnerable people in his community.Joe spent four hours hand-delivering 6,000 leaflets to elderly people living near him in Halesowen, West Mids.Joe, who is also a Conservative councillor at Dudley Council, said: "Working with our partners at Public Health, I have put together this leaflet and will be hand delivering it to as many homes as possible over the coming weeks, the plan is to deliver it to all homes in the ward."I know some residents have started to do their own, but if anyone would like to help deliver these, please get in contact."The quicker they are delivered the quicker we are able to help people who might need it."I'll continue to work with Public Health and the local NHS to ensure that everyone in our community, particularly the elderly and vulnerable are cared for and looked after."I'll make sure I keep all residents up to date on any information on what's happening here in Dudley."If anyone needs help, a chat or anything at all, please feel free to message me, call or email."This is such a big thing that's here - we can't compare it to anything since WW2 - I think anyone who can help really should do."There are no council meetings now so I will be devoting all my spare time to helping those I can."If someone is self-isolating and would usually help an elderly relative but can't I am happy to help that relative too."




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