Jewish Care Annual Review 2020 – 2021

Year in numbers

2000000

PPE items

We invested in and procured over two million items of PPE

360000

website visits

Our website has had over 360,000 visits

200000

bowls of chicken soup

Our dedicated catering staff produced over 200,000 bowls of chicken soup for our clients to enjoy

51977

befriending calls

More than 50,000 telephone befriending calls were made to lonely or isolated members of the community

50682

meals on wheels

Over 50,000 Meals on Wheels have been delivered since March 2020 to older and vulnerable members of the community

1200

video calls to relatives

We supported 1,200 video calls between relatives and residents who were unable to visit due to lockdown restrictions

600

new volunteers

We recruited over 600 new volunteers to support our Meals on Wheels and telephone befriending services

1300

clients

The Social Work and Community Support Team support over 1,300 clients every single week

187

new residents

We welcomed 187 new residents into our homes

+40%

helpline

Our Helpline received over 40% more enquiries during the pandemic

45 years

longest serving

Our longest serving staff member has been with Jewish Care for 45 years!

300

holocaust survivors supported

Our Holocaust Survivors' Centre supports over 300 survivors

294

largest virtual event

Our largest online virtual event was attended by 294 members

150

people attending virtual events daily

Every weekday afternoon around 150 people attend our virtual events

100

years old

Our oldest volunteer is 100 years old