Category Archive: Volunteering

Our generous nation

A year of giving: our #infographic looking at #fundraising in 2012/13 @comicrelief @BBCCiN @CR_UK @macmillancancer — CAF (@cafonline) November 18, 2013   Britain is now one of the most generous countries in… Continue reading

Get fit, have fun and raise money for charity

  The faint sound of music rang through the air as people arrived at Stratford station, large pink foam hands clashed with aluminous green safety jackets worn by the volunteers who were attempting… 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

Helping each other is on the rise

“A volunteer can be simply a good neighbour.” The author of this sentence is unknown, but recent statistics seem to agree. According to a Cabinet Office study, people prefer to volunteer within their… Continue reading

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ the Future Cinema Way

  We’re stomping around, still freezing in a long line, but the show has already started outside Troxy in East London.  Several times we’re approached by “gangsters”, asking us whether or not we’ve… Continue reading

Microvolunteering Projects Gives You the Opportunity to Volunteer From Your Sofa

For those who haven’t heard the term microvolunteering: it may be time to join the 21st century. Help From Home, a website dedicated to hooking people around the world up with microvolunteering opportunities,… Continue reading

Student Volunteers Take the Lead

New figures released by the National Union of Students (NUS) show that 31 per cent of students in higher education are volunteering. The survey also shows that students spend an average of 44 hours… 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

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