"Thank you very much for helping our patient... she is overwhelmed with the support that she has had and feels positively buoyed up. She has renewed her commitment to try and change her life... I am most grateful to you for supporting her..."
"I want to thank you for helping and supporting me to organise my father's life from such a long distance. This arrangement allowed him to stay independent that bit longer than if he had been forced into a nursing home sooner. You have established an amazing organisation of volunteers and activities and we all owe you so much."
"Thank you so much for arranging for my hedge to be cut. The volunteer who came was a delightful, kind and efficient person who did a first class job. I am most grateful..."
"With FiSH there is no need to feel lonely. It makes my life more interesting."
"Thank you all so much for helping Mum. The Choir has been fantastic and gives her the opportunity to do something she loves! I will never be able to thank you enough!"
"I am very grateful for, and humbled by, the help, concern and caring of the volunteers who help me. Also to the volunteer to took me to the doctors; he was such a gentleman. You don't see many of them, only those I meet through FiSH!"
"Thank you to all your volunteers who have so kindly given up their time drive me to appointments over the past few months. I really appreciate their help as now, without my car, and unable to walk far, I find things very difficult."
"Thank you to everyone at FiSH for giving up so much time and giving us all so much pleasure."
"We elderly are fortunate to be so well supported by FiSH for social events. Without you I would be housebound."
"I have been so worried about how I was going to cope - but now I've found FiSH I can relax!"
"Life would be impossible if it were not for FiSH!"
"I am ringing to thank FiSH for the volunteer who took me to the doctors. He was wonderful; very reassuring, sympathetic and helpful. I also want to thank my befriender who phones me as I really enjoy talking to her."
"Thank you for all the wonderful work you do - you have made such a difference to my Dad's life!"
"Thank you so much for all that you do. I remember when FISH first began in the 60s. My mother appreciated all the help given to her then - and now you are helping me!!"
"Even a message on the phone makes me feel better as I know you are thinking of me."
"Thanks so much for keeping me sane this past year."
"Thank you for all your hard work - making life so much nicer for all of us!"
"Thanks to all the wonderful voluntary helpers at FiSH, without whom life would be very lonely."
"Your volunteer gardener was superb! I can now really enjoy sitting outside."
"Your calls provide me with good support. They make me feel happy and not neglected."
"Thank you all for being so lovely and supplying us with lots of coffee and delicious cakes!"
"The piano concert was wonderful. It was like being in the Albert Hall!"
"Thank you to everyone at FiSH, without whose help and kindness my life would be much the poorer in quality. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart!"
"Your phone calls and help stop me going downhill!"
"I don't know how I would cope without FiSH helping me with my shopping. I don't know what I'd do. I just can't carry shopping home and then up three flights of stairs to my flat. Your drivers and volunteers help me so much."