b"VolunteersDid you know that we have an incredible 294 volunteersSt Marys has over 20 roles across departments; from Trustees whose time, given generously, save St Marys the equivalentto serving IPU meals and retail drivers to reception. And not of over 500k per year? This makes a massive contribution tojust at the hospice, in our warehouse and Living Well Centre in reducing our running costs and enables us to be there forBarrow and shops across our community. Somewhere near even more patients and families across our community. you. Just think where your personality and skills could be matched to and how you could more than make a dierence. If you would like to be part of our team just get in touch with the Volunteering team on 01229 580305 or volunteers@stmaryshospice.org.ukKarl Connor, Head of Communications, Volunteering and Community Engagement: Volunteers are a proud part of our history, essential to how we operate in the present and absolutely vital for our sustainability in the future. So, on behalf of the senior management team, and the whole of the rest of our paid sta, we wanted to say a huge thank you. Thank you for being part of the St Mary's family, for all that you've done, and continue to do.But its SO much more than nancial: its our volunteers skills, commitment and compassion, carrying the hospices professional and caring values in to everything they do. Behind each volunteer is a personal reason why they choose to generously give their time, talents and experience. Our volunteers are at the heart of St Marys family and without them we couldnt deliver the services we do. When the need for Family and Bereavement Support rose by over 40% in 2020, volunteers helped our team step up to meet our communitys needs, ensuring that loved ones had support in the most dicult of times. 29"