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Category Archives: Volunteers week

Volunteers week – “I Choose to Smile”

Eno is a young designer from Peckham, who graduated in Printed Textiles at the University of East London in 2010. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis a week after her 21st birthday. Eno started to experience blurred vision and back …

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Volunteers week – Knitwizzneedles

In the past Lorraine has done a lot of volunteering work in her local community including fundraising for King’s College Hospital and teaching young people new skills in knitting and crochet. Producing and selling knitted baby toys and accessories to …

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Volunteer week – Chris Laney – Positive Change Consultancy

Micro-provider Chris Laney ran a reminiscence project for older people in Barking and Dagenham. The project helped to reduce emotional distress and isolation that some of the older women felt and helped them to create ‘positive change’ in their lives. …

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Volunteer week – Whithorn Arts Group

Proving that retirement is for living life to the full, David Coe, a graphic designer by profession with a passion for art decided to set up an arts group in his local community in Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway. David …

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Volunteers Week 1st – 5th June 2015

Here at Community Catalysts we’ve been planning how to mark Volunteers Week in a way that celebrates its spirit but also takes full account of our wide experience of people giving their time without payment. We work with and support …

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