This week (1-7 June) is Volunteers’ Week, where we celebrate the hard work done by volunteers around the country, and encourage others to get involved.
If you’ve been living under a rock the last couple of days, you might have missed the drama with YouTube star Zoella and her disastrous advent calendar. Asking people to spend £50 for a calendar that contains glitter and confetti is a little bit steep. If Zoella’s calendar has you in a rage, why not […]
Many organisations and charities depend on volunteers to help with the day-to-day running of their operations, as recent economic problems mean they simply can’t afford to pay as many staff members – and more and more people are relying on their services. Here are a few reasons why I think you should consider giving up […]
When natural disasters strike, we’re often left feeling a bit overwhelmed by the scale of the destruction and the number of people affected. Turning on the news, we quickly realise how much need there is for the basics – water, food, blankets and medicine. Where do we start to help the many hundreds of homeless, […]