Be A Good Neighbour
Serving our community
An essential community support system helping the residents of Crewkerne, Somerset. Offering 4 key services to ensure that anyone isolating, or in need of help, has a support network they can call upon.
Formed in response to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic, a team of more than 150 volunteers support their local Somerset community through an array of beneficial schemes which focus on helping the vulnerable & isolated. BAGN has helped more than 4,000 Somerset residents already & will continue indefinitely due to on-going community needs.
Whether you, or someone you know from the Crewkerne, or surrounding area, could benefit from a friendly phone call, top-up food supply or shopping delivery service, we urge you to get in contact so BAGN can assist with no questions asked & no judgment.
5 Support Schemes
Free pick-up & delivery of shopping & prescriptions for those vulnerable or isolating.
Combatting loneliness with regular calls to community members facing isolation or struggling with their Mental Health.
Responding to the needs our our community, we no longer run the meal delivery service as of June 2021.
Food Bank Top-Up Service
No referral necessary top-up scheme for community members in need of additional food.
School Supplies Support
We provide high-quality school supplies for local students & families unable to afford it due to any circumstances.
With a population of just over 7,800, Crewkerne is nestled in Somerset & borders Dorset. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, this market town is called home by a significant number of elderly residents who have arguably been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our main community outreach involves Crewkerne residents but extends to surrounding areas if the need arises.
Our Team of amazing Community Volunteers run the day to day logistics to ensure those isolated & vulnerable get the specific support they need. From Chefs to shoppers to a friendly voice on the phone, our team have made a huge impact on the community.
If you are looking to volunteer to support the elderly, isolated & vulnerable residents within the Crewkerne community in Somerset, we value any amount of time or commitment you can give. Volunteering not only helps those in your community but gives you an increased sense of pride & accomplishment. Join our Network of volunteers.
Support from local businesses through one-off or ongoing donations, be that food, supplies or money ensure we can keep supporting the vulnerable within the community. We extend a heartfelt Thank You to our Community Partners
- Marks & Spencers
- Rotary Club
- Crewkerne Town Council
- South Somerset District Council
- Magdalen Farm
- Somerset Food Resilience
- Round Table
- Central Store
- Lords Larder
- Inner Wheel
- Local Schools
- Trotters Butchers of Lopen
- Businesses within:
- Crewkerne Business Directory
- Spark Somerset
- Crewkerne Community Church
We rely on the time & dedication of our volunteers & financial donations from our community, to our community.
If your business would like to support us, or if you’d like to make a donation, please contact us.