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We engage more than 30,000 volunteers every year. We have more than 180 VOLUNTEERING programmes across the country. We focus on the needs of four distinct communities…

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The Mayor of Hackney and Cllr Burke with some of our volunteers

MAYOR OF HACKNEY AND CLLR BURKE MEET LOCAL VOLUNTEERS

We were delighted to welcome Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, and Cllr Jon Burke to the Volunteering Matters head office on Friday the 15th of September!

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Befriending: Evelyn’s Story

'I originally thought as a befriender I was there just to give my young person time out from their family life and to allow them to have some fun whilst also helping them make positive choices going forward in their lives. I didn’t think for one minute how much I would benefit and gain from being a befriender.'

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