30th July marks the 6th UN International Day of Friendship. The UN General Assembly created this annual event to encourage the spirit of friendship as a means to foster greater peace, co-operation and mutual understanding.
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.
There are currently 7 million unpaid carers in the UK, but only a small number are receiving the support they need. Read this interview on how volunteers can help prevent burnout
In 2015 more than a million refugees crossed into Europe. This migration surge has drawn attention to the inadequacy of the current asylum system and of the response given by governments to the crisis.
On 9th June in Llandeilo Primary School, Carmarthenshire, dogs Riley and Layla enjoyed a star-spangled celebrity reception.
We discuss the barriers for young people becoming involved in volunteering in health and social care and introduce our social action toolkit.
Read our CEO Oonagh's take on Mental Health Awareness Week and the power of relationships on mental health.
The team from WASSUP went to Manchester to talk about their project and the extra problems language barriers cause for survivors of sexual abuse
Rebranding is a big deal for any organisation but huge for a charity with over 50 years’ heritage - read Oonagh Aitken's view on the rebrand one year on.