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Discussing Team Evie's Peer Support Service with CEO, Greg Johnston

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

Release Date: 02/06/2024

Discussing Team Evie's Peer Support Service with CEO, Greg Johnston show art Discussing Team Evie's Peer Support Service with CEO, Greg Johnston

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

We're joined on the podcast this month by Greg Johnston, Founder and CEO of Chamber member Team Evie. Our conversation delves into Team Evie's new Peer Support Service. A newly-launched service pairing the families of sick children with Peer Supporters, trained volunteers who have also experienced time in hospital with their baby or child. Team Evie are currently looking to recruit Peer Supporters and are asking businesses to spread the word among employees should anyone be interested in getting involved.   For more information businesses should get in touch with Greg by emailing - ...

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We're joined on the podcast this month by Greg Johnston, Founder and CEO of Chamber member Team Evie.

Our conversation delves into Team Evie's new Peer Support Service. A newly-launched service pairing the families of sick children with Peer Supporters, trained volunteers who have also experienced time in hospital with their baby or child.

Team Evie are currently looking to recruit Peer Supporters and are asking businesses to spread the word among employees should anyone be interested in getting involved.  

For more information businesses should get in touch with Greg by emailing - [email protected]

In our conversation on the podcast, we also discuss opportunities for businesses to participate in Team Evie's One Million Steps challenge. Businesses can get involved and raise money by employees walking 10,000 steps per day for 100 days, totalling a million steps. For more information contact Greg on - [email protected]

Find out more about Team Evie here.