International Volunteers Day December, 2020

Last weekend the UN General Assembly celebrated International Volunteer Day which is held every year on 5 December. It’s seen as a unique chance for volunteers and organisations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities.  As the Covid pandemic has raged across the world, volunteers have been at the forefront of healthcare and... Read more

Dental charity visit Unity House January, 2019

Service users from our Supported Housing North scheme - Unity House, were able to receive free dental treatment after a visit from the dental charity, Dentaid.  Volunteers from Dentaid provided check-ups as well as pain-relieving treatments for a total of nine residents. The Dentaid volunteers offered each patient screenings, a scale and polish and, where necessary, gave fillings and extra... Read more

Our Fantastic Volunteers July, 2016

We would like to introduce you to Nicky. She is one of our volunteers who gives their time in our Glouchestershire Homes for Veterans. This is her story and why she wants to make a difference through volunteer: Nicky worked for the Avon and Somerset Police during the 80s and into the mid 90s. She loved her job immensely and she thrived on the excitement of operating on the front line.  &ls... Read more

Fundraising Starts Early with the Children in Year 8 at Chafyn Grove School, Salisbury June, 2016

The children of Chafyn Grove, Salisbury have been putting their entrepreneurial hats on and getting their creative juices flowing. This term has marked the start of some serious fundraising and highlighting the problem of homelessness within the community. The children have chosen local homeless charity Alabaré to champion. A clothes collection took place at the school earlier on in the ... Read more

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