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Driveway job benefits St Elizabeth’s Hospice (UK Team)

A mild and dry late October day in Ipswich saw 7 Muscle volunteers descend on the house of Elaine’s daughter, Charlotte’s house to dig out a driveway in preparation for block paving. Also assisting were Charlotte’s boyfriend Ricky and friends … Continue reading

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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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Dog Pen and Gardening job benefits Woodbridge Mayor’s charities (UK Team)

A team of 12 volunteers gathered in Parham, rural Suffolk, England, on the last day of August to complete a job which was organised following a successful bid for Muscles’ services at the Woodbridge Mayor’s Charity Ball earlier this year.   … 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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Hail doesn’t stop MFC!

“It’s totally amazing, you’ve absolutely transformed it!” 10 volunteers from the UK team descended on a rural Campsea Ashe garden to transform a garden corner into a gated vegetable patch. Despite some very fickle weather of hail, wind and sun, the … Continue reading

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The mid-week team do battle with barnacles

On a pleasant morning, the midweek team visited the beach at Ramsholt, Suffolk where retired skipper Richard Clarke enlisted muscles assistance to scrub and anti foul the hull of his boat ‘Will Laude’ and dory used as a tender. The … Continue reading

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