Home-Start Ghawdex fund raising summer BBQ being held at Dwejra
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Home-Start Ghawdex is organising its first ever fund raising barbecue, which is being held on the Scout Campsite at Dwejra, on Thursday, the 28th of August, starting at 7.30pm.
Tickets cost €12 (to include meat, salads, fruit & drinks) Menu A, Pork & 2 sausages or Menu B, 2 Burgers & 2 sausages.
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun and help raise funds for this important service on Gozo. Tickets are available from: the Home Start Committee or by phoning Nancy Portelli 2755 2596/79067148 or Colin Hamer 21563525. Closing Date for bookings, is Tuesday, the 26th of August.
This fund raising Barbecue is being held with the support of the Victoria Scout Group
Home-Start offers volunteer-based, parent-to-parent support to persons raising at least one child under the age of five. The service is unique to Gozo, aiming to support parents by offering practical help, a listening ear and advice.
“Families who may benefit from the service may be feeling isolated or lacking support, may have experienced multiple births such as twins or triplets, may be facing illness or death in the family, or may feel they are going through a particularly difficult time.”
Home-Start Ghawdex is a service within Dar Guzeppa Debono and funded by the Ministry for Gozo. It is part of the international network of Home-Start schemes, mainly based in the UK. Home-Start Ghawdex is the second service to function on the Maltese Islands following Home-Start Malta which has been running for several years.