Give...A Few Words CIC

Give...A Few Words CIC Give...a few words

Give...A Few Words CIC sends "One Off" Positive Letters aiming to reduce social isolation and spread a little cheer.

Volunteer letter writers share their interests and are matched with people in care homes, charities and other organisations who would appreciate some positive post. In Just over 6 months Give...A Few Words has posted over 1000 letters, cards and crafts for people all over Kirklees/Calderdale. Not just words though as people send paintings, drawings, poetry, photography, origami....any arts or crafts.

Over 150 Volunteer letter writers have signed up from all over Kirklees, the UK and even Europe.

All recipients receive a "Gift" of at least 2 uplifting letters each.
Volunteers can write as often or as little as they like and this volunteer role fits in perfectly with anyones lifestyle.
All recipients of letters have the chance to get involved as writers too
Letter writers are sent a personal thank you each time they write and are invited to regular letter writing workshops and volunteer meetings. We have a really friendly letter writing group.

If you are interested in Give...A Few Words (which has appeared on BBC News At 10pm, Radio Leeds and in the Sun and Sunday Mirror), we would love to hear from you, feel free to email us at or give us a call on 07498 818838.

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Give...A Few Words Cross Sector Networking Meetings / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-03T00:00:00Z">Tue 03 Aug 2021</span>Give...A Few Words Cross Sector Networking Meetings / Tue 03 Aug 2021

Give…A Few Words Network Meetings are a place where organisations of any shape, size or sector (industry) can come together to share ideas, expertise and conversation. The meetings are on the first Thursday of the mont...

Summer ONE Challenge / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-08-03T00:00:00Z">Tue 03 Aug 2021</span>Summer ONE Challenge / Tue 03 Aug 2021

It’s Summer holiday time with long, leisurely, lazy days ahead. Exciting times, but whether you are out and about, or having quiet days in, we really need your help! We are busy spreading positivity across Kirklees a...

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Writers/Artists/Creative People needed to deliver a workshop / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-04-09T00:00:00Z">Fri 09 Apr 2021</span>Writers/Artists/Creative People needed to deliver a workshop / Fri 09 Apr 2021

Give...a few words is a letter writing project which aims to spread cheer through words, art and creativity. We are currently running a series of letter writing workshops (for volunteer letter writers) and are lookin...

Give...a few words / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-12-31T00:00:00Z">Fri 31 Dec 2021</span>Give...a few words / Fri 31 Dec 2021

Do you like writing or drawing? Give...a few words (which is a volunteer run project) sends personalised positive one off letters to people in care homes and charities across Kirklees who may be feeling a little isolate...