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Volunteering Archive

Thank You To Our Volunteers

Thank You To Our Volunteers

As Volunteers Week draws to aclose, our Trust Chair, Ingrid Barker, says thank you to all our volunteers. As I am working from home, I am sitting in my kitchen recalling our terrific volunteers‘ tea party last year. There were 130 volunteers there from what were then...

‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS Call For Volunteer Army

‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS Call For Volunteer Army

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home. The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield...

Volunteers’ Week – David’s Story

Volunteers’ Week – David’s Story

I had some good experiences as a service user at Wotton Lawn, despite being unwell for many weeks. My recovery started with various activities rather than medication, as my mood was very low and antidepressants were not an option for my illness. I particularly...

Tea Party Celebrates Trust Volunteers

Tea Party Celebrates Trust Volunteers

The volunteers and experts by experience who freely give their time to helping the service users and carers of ²gether NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised and thanked for their enormous contribution. A sixth annual tea party has been held in their honour at...

Volunteers Week – Naomi’s Story

Volunteers Week – Naomi’s Story

Naomi Gibbons, aged 39, from Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, volunteers at Sherborne House, at the Charlton Lane Centre in Cheltenham. She started volunteering with the Dementia Education Team more than two-and-a-half years ago. Describing her role, Naomi said: “I love my...

Volunteers Week – Hannah’s Story

Volunteers Week – Hannah’s Story

Hannah Vos, aged 43, from Ledbury, Herefordshire, is a Pets as Therapy (PAT) volunteer. Every Friday morning, together with her Labrador dog, Princess Leia, she visits the Stonebow Unit, in Hereford. Hannah said: “I am very proud to be part of the Therapy Team. ...

Volunteers Week – Ed’s Story

Volunteers Week – Ed’s Story

Ed Boait, 36, is from Cheltenham and first started volunteering with ²gether at the beginning of August 2017. His role of Assistant to Activities Coordinator sees him spending two hours a week on Willow Ward at Charlton Lane Hospital. Recalling when he first decided...

Help us make a difference – Volunteers Week 1-7 June

Help us make a difference – Volunteers Week 1-7 June

Have you ever thought about volunteering? Volunteers enrich our organisation and we greatly value the huge contribution they make.  Volunteering also brings proven benefits to people’s health and wellbeing. Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June and we want to encourage...

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