The pink people out to brighten patients’ days

Members of the Blouses Roses helping out

With their personalised pink blouses, the volunteers bring activities and a smile into what can be difficult or lonely moments

A way of getting involved in the community is to join Les Blouses Roses, an association which visits children and elderly people in hospitals and retirement homes. 

The association was created just over 70 years ago and is in 250 towns in France and has more than 4,000 members. In the past 10 years it has doubled the number of volunteers but wants to attract more – English-speakers, too – as it says there ...

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