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Canterbury & Herne Bay Charities That Need Your Help

We have composed a few paragraphs on various charities that we at the Canterbury & Herne Bay Volunteer team support. Many need virtual volunteers, which we are heavily encouraging during these difficult times! Books 2 Africa  Books2Africa is a UK registered Charity that combines two aims; improving education in Africa as well as reducing damageContinue reading “Canterbury & Herne Bay Charities That Need Your Help”

Support Local!

With a surge of re-openings on Saturday, it is important to not forget smaller business in the rush of bigger businesses coming back to Canterbury. I have chosen a few, (though there are many more!). I feel we should be supporting, due to the investment they have had in the community recently, as well asContinue reading “Support Local!”

Virtual Volunteering Webinar

On the 30th of June at 14:00 we will be presenting our new Virtual Volunteering project. This is an introductory session aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to find out more about this new service Are interested or thinking about utilising virtual volunteers Want to increase their range of volunteering opportunities Wish to increase the diversityContinue reading “Virtual Volunteering Webinar”

Crafting For Carers

With the weekly claps ceasing last week, it is important to remember the dedication and hard work being carried out by the NHS still during these tough times. So when individuals join together and volunteer tirelessly to help our key workers, it must be recognised. At approx. 300 members on Facebook, with 200 not onContinue reading “Crafting For Carers”

Volunteering is “in”!

Over the past two months, a surge of ten million adults have applied to volunteer, to help create stronger communities.  Volunteering roles can be as simple as shopping for the vulnerable, dog walking, to being part of the  running of organisations themselves  (i.e trustees). Social media has also massively helped during these volatile times, allowing the promotion of what needs to be done for theContinue reading “Volunteering is “in”!”

Volunteers’ Week

From the 1st to the 7th of June the UK celebrates volunteers and says thank you to them for the contribution they make and raises awareness about the benefits of becoming a volunteer and the diverse volunteering roles that are available. This year this is even more relevant to be grateful for all that volunteers have done since theContinue reading “Volunteers’ Week”


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