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Volunteering Matters, our volunteers, staff and programmes regularly feature in the national and regional media.

Positive Futures volunteers featured on BBC Radio London

BBC Radio London hosted a positive London youth special yesterday evening to showcase the amazing impact young people are making in their communities across the capital. We were delighted that two of our Positive Futures London volunteers were invited to speak on the show.

WASSUP featured on BBC Radio Suffolk

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, five inspirational young female volunteers from our Women Against Sexual exploitation and violence Speak UP (WASSUP) project featured on BBC Radio Suffolk interviewing Jess Phillips MP for Birmingham Yardley about the issues that matter to them.

Lisa (middle) at the launch of Sporting Chance Middlesbrough after it's success in Sheffield.

BBC Radio Sheffield chat about Sporting Chance

Our Sporting Chance project coordinator Lisa Harman was featured on BBC Radio Sheffield! She phoned in to chat to Toby Foster about the topic of loneliness, and told listeners how Sporting Chance is helping to change this for men over 50.

Oonagh Aitken

Oonagh Aitken on BBC Radio London for International Volunteer Day

With 20,000 volunteers across the UK supporting a further 85,000 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.