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How to support families arriving from Afghanistan

14th September 2021

The news from Afghanistan is extremely concerning and has prompted an outpouring of generosity and offers of help from people across Kingston. During challenging...

Volunteering through adversity: Ruth’s story

11th August 2021

Ruth has dipped in and out of volunteering since her late teens, but it wasn’t until 2021 that it started featuring so prominently in...

Reflections on a Week of Gratitude – National Volunteers’ Week 2021

7th June 2021

And so 2021 National Volunteers Week is coming to an end. Like the 2020 version, it has had to accommodate the realities of an...

Judith’s story

3rd June 2021

As we begin to turn the page on the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a moment to hero some of the volunteering champions that have...

A Time to Say Thanks

2nd June 2021

The new normal, particularly as we celebrate National Volunteers Week 2021, seems so near and yet so far away. As life starts to take...

Looking forward to new opportunities this Volunteers’ Week

1st June 2021

After a tumultuous year and a half, people across Kingston are looking forward to discovering new volunteering opportunities or rediscovering the joy of giving...

Making a difference in someone’s life: Natasha’s story

27th May 2021

  An A-level student who wants to pursue a career in medicine, Natasha started volunteering at a local COVID-19 vaccination centre during the Easter...

Kingston Volunteers’ Week 2021 Organisation Campaign Pack

10th May 2021

  Volunteers’ Week is a national campaign held every year between the 1st and 7th of June. Volunteer-involving organisations are encouraged to say a...

Delivering goodwill and essential supplies

25th March 2021

  We spoke to Liam at Alfriston Outreach Service about how they are involving volunteers in their work. Looking forward, Alfriston Outreach Service want...