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Volunteering Matters, our volunteers, staff and programmes regularly feature in the national and regional media.  You can read some of our recent coverage below.

Oonagh Aitken

Oonagh Aitken on BBC Radio London for International Volunteer Day

With over 30,000 volunteers across the UK supporting a further 90,000 beneficiaries we had plenty to talk about from our new Befriending Matters project that has recently launched in London to our Retired Senior Volunteer Programme that has been running for almost 30 years.

Pat Grant, Grandmentor

Grandmentor Pat Grant talks to Saga Magazine

In the latest issue of Saga Magazine, journalist Danny Scott looks at how mentoring projects such as Grandmentors are making a difference to the lives of beneficiaries and volunteers.

The Independent’s Happy List 2017

The Independent: Paddie, a volunteer on RSVP project Help at Hand and Sianne, Youth Development Manager for young people in Wales were featured on the Independent’s Happy List for their contribution to their communities!