Jewish Care’s Celebrity Cheerleaders

23 Mar 2020

Dermot O Leary sends message of support to Jewish Care Jewish Care has launched a campaign with many high-profile celebrities to keep workforce morale high by showing appreciation to both their staff and volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pre-recorded video messages of support have been pouring in from celebrities who have supported Jewish Care’s work over the years, including:  comedian, David Baddiel; X Factor’s Dermot O’ Leary; singer, Craig David; Paralympic Gold Basketball medallist Ade Adepitan; actress and comedian Maureen Lipman, and many more.

The video messages of support are being shared across Jewish Care’s social media channels and across internal staff communication platforms.

Jewish Care is doing all it can to keep spirits high for all staff, during what is an unprecedented challenge for them and the organisation. The messages are received well received by staff and volunteers at this time.

Paralympic Gold Basketball medallist and TV presenter, Ade Adepitan’s message was:

“A huge thank you to our Jewish Care staff and volunteers, who are doing an amazing job at this really difficult time. You’re doing a wonderful job helping the vulnerable and the elderly in the community, who really really need it. Each and every one of you are absolute heroes. Well done!”

Nicoleta, a team leader on the 2nd floor at Lady Sarah Cohen House said, “Wow, it's amazing that these celebrities and big names are looking at Jewish Care and thanking us. What we give we don't ask for anything back, but to hear these messages makes me and my team feel valued and important. It's so nice that our hard work is recognised. Everyone is pulling together and doing their best during this difficult time. We are going that extra mile to keep our residents and safe and happy. I am so grateful to our managers here at Lady Sarah, they are the best and give us so much support, so thank you.”