Category Archives: Community Volunteering

Review of 2015 – Part 3

Our final review of 2015 takes us from September through to December. Thanks for all your contributions to Community Link-Up, it was a terrific year! There were also special slideshows made for: The netball tournament The Futsal tournament Christmas Jumper … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Charity Fundraising Follow-up, Christmas, Colleague Involvement, Community Volunteering

Review of 2015 – Part 2

In the second part of our annual review, here’s May through to August’s slice of your stories from 2015… And here’s the link to the full Trans Pennine Hike slideshow for this flagship event. Come back on Friday for our final … Continue reading

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Review of 2015 – Part 1

2015 was full of your achievements with plenty of new events and good causes supported. Therefore it seems fitting to put together a few slideshow reviews in celebration. First up is a look at January through to April…   NB Attack the … Continue reading

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Introducing The Food Chain

Tuesday was World Aids Day and to help mark the occasion, Rowan House‘s Tom Wright introduces us to the work of The Food Chain. “I am a trustee of a charity called The Food Chain. They provide social, economic and nutrition support … Continue reading

Posted in Community Volunteering, Volunteer Case Studies

Today is #GivingTuesday

After the sales – and indulgence – of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today’s #Giving Tuesday is designed as an antidote to all of that and provides an opportunity to give something back. The simple idea behind #GivingTuesday is to encourage people, charities and … Continue reading

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“Stepping Stones were over the moon”

Joseph Berkem has news of a grand Volunteer Time he had recently… “The Marketing department at The Consortium took part in a voluntary day in which we as a team assisted Stepping Stones Special School [in Trowbridge – Ed] in a … Continue reading

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Volunteer Time for the Crucial Crew

Sue Jones has news of a her continued support for the Crucial Crew in Shrewsbury aided and abetted by some of her colleagues in a spot of Volunteer Time… “Over the first 2 weeks of June volunteers from WMS helped the Shrewsbury and Oswestry … Continue reading

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Try a Park Run

We have news of a different kind of running activity you might like to try! Paul Taylor at Bertrams is one of the directors of his new local parkrun held at Brundall Countryside Park. He tells us more about this worldwide activity… “Some background … Continue reading

Posted in Colleague Involvement, Community Volunteering, Event Focus, Running, Sport, Volunteer Case Studies

FSSC Have an Unforgettable Time

As promised,  we have fantastic news from Jackie Atkinson about the volunteering and fundraising activities her colleagues have been involved with… “Over the last 6 months, the FSSC team in Bradford have been supporting a fantastic local charity, Forget Me Not … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Community Volunteering, Donations in Kind, Volunteer Case Studies, Volunteer Time

Spotlight on Volunteer Time

This week we’re shining a light on Volunteer Time! Volunteer Time is a brilliant way of making a difference to your local community and you can apply for up to 5 days leave to get involved in a project of your … Continue reading

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