Category Archive: Spotlight On

A sit-down with Joanne Patel

As the manager of Haringey Volunteer Centre and having worked for them for nearly three years now, Joanne Patel talks exclusively to Kudos about volunteering with the centre and the endless opportunities… I… 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

Miguel Leitão: giving children a reason to smile again

In only ten minutes, Miguel transforms himself into Mikas, the clown. All he needs is some white powder, a brush and some ink, cool clothes and lots of energy. Miguel is apparently just a… Continue reading

The Incredible Adventure of Diogo Bhovan

With just 31 euros in his pocket, 19-year-old Diogo Bhovan packed his rucksack, kissed his mother goodbye, and set off on an epic journey to travel around Europe with a budget of only… 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

Hurricane of Hearts’ founder: “Volunteering is really good fun”

”Charity is my life,” says a smiling Dagmara Chmielewska while sipping on her coffee. She has her blonde hair pulled back in a tight ponytail and a professional black shirt but her printed… Continue reading