Event Information:

  • Wed

    Befriending Forum

    12:30 - 16:15Community Place

    Third Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ

    Anyone interested in reducing loneliness and social isolation is welcome at the next Befriending Forum on Thursday 26 September.

    The focus of this event is on how to show the impact of your work – to funders, the public, beneficiaries and to your own volunteers and staff.

    The agenda includes:

    • A networking lunch
    • A presentation by the national organisation Befriending Networks
    • Hearing local funders’ perspectives
    • A data visualisation workshop
    • A chance to get creative and develop your practice

    The event is for anyone from local communities, groups and organisations interested in helping reduce loneliness and social isolation in Reading.

    Free event but please register at to confirm your place.