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Staying safe when supporting others

20th March 2020

If you are going to volunteer either as part of an organised volunteer response team, with a local or mutual aid group, orĀ running errands...

Can you help?

20th March 2020

Over the past week, we have had an amazing response from volunteers wanting to support the most vulnerable members of our community and those...

Coronavirus Information and Advice

16th March 2020

Coronavirus (Covid -19) is making the headlines world over. Here is some information about what we are doing in light of the pandemic. We...

Kickstart your Career by Helping your Community

7th February 2020

  University culture is historically entwined in philanthropy, charity and activism. Students play a focal role in the promotion of social improvement and empowerment;...

Sending Thanks

19th December 2019

To the wonderful people of Kingston, One of the best parts of my role as Volunteer Brokerage Coordinator has been visiting the organisations we...

Princess Alice Hospice

4th December 2019

Princess Alice HospiceĀ is a Kingston based charity that believes that everyone has the right to skilled, compassionate end of life care. Their services are...

Gerard’s Journey of Becoming a Trustee

6th November 2019

  Gerard is a semi-retired independent social worker, who volunteers as a trustee for Home-Start Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow. Home-Start provides support to families...

How to recruit a trustee

4th November 2019

According to the Charity Commission, approximately one in five charities in the UK has a trustee vacancy indicating that there is definitely no shortage...

Trustees’ Week 2019

1st November 2019

  What are Trustees? Trustees, sometimes knows as directors, board members, governors or committee members, are volunteers who make decisions about how a charity...