News and events

Discover the latest charity news and activities, stories from our supporters, volunteers and partners.

Student Ambassador Profile – Joanna McDowall

We really couldn’t do what we do without the commitment & enthusiasm of our volunteers. So to mark Student Volunteering Week (10-16 Feb) we decided to chat with some of our newest Student Ambassadors!

 

Student Ambassador Profile – Saffah Danial

To mark Student Volunteering Week (10-16 Feb) we got chatting with some of our newest Student Ambassadors. Here Saffah – a third year student at the University of Lincoln tells us why she got involved!

 

Student Ambassador Profile – India Cannon

We really couldn’t do what we do without the commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteers. To mark Student Volunteering Week (10-16 Feb) we got chatting with some of our newest Student Ambassadors - First up India from Newcastle University.

 

2020 – New Decade, Renewed Focus

As we begin a new year and enter a new decade, our Chief Executive Danielle Hunt reflects on her first year in post, the 10 years since our relaunch and shares details of the charity's refreshed vision and mission.

 

Student Volunteering Week 2020

We really couldn't do what we do without the commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteers. Initiatives such as Student Volunteering week enable us to recognise and celebrate the contribution they make.

 

One Day Changes Lives

We’re excited to be supporting #OneDayChangesLives - a new national awareness campaign launched by the Association of Charitable Organisations to raise awareness of the impact grant-making charities & benevolent funds such as ours have on society

 

Combatting Loneliness this Christmas

There is a growing recognition that loneliness is a serious problem that can have far reaching implications for people’s health and wellbeing. According to the Campaign to End Loneliness over 9 million people in the UK say…