We regularly post blogs from our own staff, volunteers and key figures in the voluntary sector. Have a browse of our recent blog entries below.

How can male volunteers positively influence vulnerable young people in Scotland?

Young people often benefit from having an adult role model they can talk to and trust. Understanding the benefits of a male role model to these young people and, in a bid to ensure their young users can find a positive role model that suits them, the North Lanarkshire Befriending Project is calling out for more male volunteers.

Eating Christmas dinner alone

The cost of supporting isolated older people is crippling our health and care services, and many people are now looking to the charity sector for a solution. Thankfully, there is one.

10 years of full-time volunteering with Mencap

Our full-time volunteers have been supporting people living with a learning disability in Stratford-upon-Avon for 10 years. Our Regional Volunteer Manager Jenny Szewiel spoke to Heart of England Mencap Manager John Morton to find out more…