Category: Volunteer Stories

It’s a Match: Pro Bono Support for The Happiness Cafes

Our 2022/23 impact report shows that there is high demand amongst small charities for marketing support as it can be…

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It’s a Match: Jesper Jensen and Fowler’s Syndrome UK

Jesper Jensen works as an Associate in private markets at BlackRock. He was keen to take the skills and capabilities…

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Skilled volunteering in action: Clare Singleton and OYA Organisation Of Young Africans

Clare Singleton has over 30 years of experience in business change and project management. Clare has been matched as a…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Stephen Cocozza and Young Urban Arts Foundation

Stephen Cocozza has over 20 years of experience in financial services. He decided to volunteer at Young Urban Arts Fund…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Mindsum

An innovative solution for young people Mindsum CIC is  a ground-breaking start-up that supports children and young people’s mental health needs. Mindsum connects…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Jim Vizzini (UBS) and Young People’s Counselling Service

YPCS provides counselling and play therapies to children and young people through a team of experienced therapists. The team is…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Hope for the Young and Keith Karikari

In 2018 alone, 2,872 unaccompanied children applied for asylum in the UK. 50% were refused refugee status leaving many waiting…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Wicked Weather Watch and Hillary McGowan

Wicked Weather Watch brings climate change to life for children by drawing on the personal experiences of Arctic explorers and…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Matt Penney and Trampoline

Trampoline is a social enterprise that supports local entrepreneurs in disadvantaged communities as they build new businesses and expand their…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Ann Humphries, Charity Mentor (Read Easy, Ministry of Stories, The Gifted, LFJ, Pulse Arts)

“Getting involved is a unique, hands-on, learning experience that heightens normal business expertise.  It also improves emotional intelligence which is…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Ian Gethin and Football Beyond Borders

For Ian Gethin, the sale of the infrastructure fund he had co-founded caused him to reflect on how he spent…

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#MatchOfTheWeek: Tim Wright and Big House

Tim Wright spent 15 years as HR Director of the London Stock Exchange Group and 3 years as the Chief…

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