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‘Talented Twelve’ Muscles volunteers deliver a new patio and pathway as part of a Martlesham Heath project.

A dozen Muscles for Charity volunteers contributed fifty hours of work in Phil and Dianne Squirrel’s rear garden area on a cloudy Saturday morning. The main project involved transforming the patio leading to the garden shed and provided Steve with … Continue reading

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Muscles (USA) volunteers tackle a ‘one-off’ project to assist Bellevue,WA octogenarians.

Summer 2019 and Muscles volunteers in the Pacific Northwest responded to a request from two senior citizens to organize an estate sale on their behalf. The story behind the headline is detailed below. In the Spring of 2016, Judy Barlup, … Continue reading

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Kesgrave residents assisted by five Muscles friends, although double that number volunteered to assist !

The Muscles team members who assisted at Al and Des Cameron’s home in Kesgrave on  Saturday 13th July quickly completed the project. Photograph by the fifth team member – Phil. The job was simply to repaint the masonry at the … Continue reading

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Local and international Muscles volunteers tackle garden and trees project in Maple Valley, WA

When Maple Valley, WA resident Marsha reached out to Suzanne and Barry regarding tree felling and assistance with shrubbery, blocked roof drainage and general garden work surrounding her private, wooded two acre garden she had no idea that the result … Continue reading

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Muscles team, supplemented by local friends, return to Tongerlo Abbey and help with garden maintenance.

In what has established itself as a Muscles for Charity tradition, on Saturday 18th May a combined team of UK & Belgian volunteers made the journey over to Tongerlo Abbey to help the abbey with garden maintenance. The team (led … Continue reading

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Proud Muscles team members continue tradition by taking part in 2019 ‘Blooms Day’ in Spokane, WA

Spokane, Washington is the 105th largest city in the United States, (population of 217,000) and annually attracts over 50,000 people who run (or walk) a 12 kilometre (7.64 mile) course benefiting a local charity, on the first Sunday in May, … Continue reading

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Festive greetings as Muscles for Charity enters its 21st year.

This festive season marks the conclusion of the twentieth year of Muscles for Charity activity, and the beginning of the twenty first.  During that time our award winning, volunteer activity has topped 15,500 hours, (spread across ten different countries), and … Continue reading

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Muscles the movie ! – celebrating 20 years of Muscles for Charity.

To celebrate the twenty years since Muscles for Charity was formed, a movie has been made from the many photos that record the fun, friendship and camaraderie displayed by our team in working hard to complete the many and varied … Continue reading

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‘Its amazing. I can’t believe the difference you’ve made” as nine Muscles volunteers complete a pensioners dream !

Felixstowe pensioner, Debs, is assisted by Alan Seaman as she places the final slab in a new garden feature built by the Muscles team on Saturday 6th October 2018. Nine volunteers, lead for the first time by Adam Osborne, worked … Continue reading

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Twelve volunteers involved in garden makeover for Sammamish, WA seniors.

An overcast early Fall Saturday morning in Sammamish, WA and twelve Muscles volunteers, plus two enthusiastic young members, completed a garden makeover for Alan and Jeanie Mebane. The team included Spokane based, Neal Skaufel (277 miles from home) and Muscles … Continue reading

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