Category Archive: Charity

Put a smile on their face

One of the advantages of volunteering is giving back to your community and gaining an rewarding experience, that you will carry-out in the future. Having a sense of purpose for volunteering is not… Continue reading

Founder of XLP: “I’m really motivated by wanting to see change”

“CEO of @xlplondon, @artsxlp & @xlpmentoring, @xlpgapyear speaker, author, husband, dad of four wonderful kids, aim in life is to try and make a difference.” Patrick Regan’s Twitter bio does a good job… Continue reading

Teenage Cancer Trust Puts on a Week of Music and Comedy at the Royal Albert Hall

You wouldn’t think The Cure , Ed Sheeran and a group of comedians would have much in common.  But in the last week of March, they came together to perform at the iconic venue Royal Albert… Continue reading

Charity breaks age barriers with Sunday tea parties

Fancy a special Sunday tea while helping others? Contact the Elderly is a charity that brings people from different generations together, in order to combat loneliness. The charity has helped thousands of older… Continue reading

Change your life by changing others’

There is a video playing in the room with images of people helping others. Sigur Ros is playing in the background and people in red t-shirts chat around about their last trip to South… Continue reading

Affordable street couture made by design volunteers

The new FARA Workshop in Islington is the first shop where young design volunteers create new clothes from donated materials in-site. FARA Workshop is part of the FARA charity, which has 50 shops… Continue reading

Smart Works Dresses You Up For Your Job Interview

It’s the first interview of your life and you don’t know how to dress. We’ll give you a tip: a crop top and trainers are not appropriate if you really want the job.… Continue reading

Why We Think Cancer Research Is the Most Popular Charity

A survey about young people reveals they care more about charities than people think. According to Voxburner, a marketing company that analyses young consumers’ habits, Cancer Research is the brand they love the… Continue reading

Young Volunteer Of The Year: An Inspiration To Us All

Lauren was considered the best young volunteer of the year and we went to meet her to find out what is so special about her. A real inspiration for all of us, Lauren… Continue reading