The Samaritans have announced their joy with the success that businesses and individuals, who held Brew Monday events, had across the UK. Blue Monday is an annual event that falls on the third Monday of January and is thought to be the most depressing day of the year. In an attempt to change this, the […]
Throughout Bournemouth there are six foodbanks all found at different locations ready to help those in need within the community. There are a variety of ways to support the Bournemouth foodbank charity, these means include: Donating goods A variety of food is suitable to donate to foodbanks as long as it is non-perishable and has […]
Six Syrian refugee children are being cared for in Bournemouth with a promise of more families being granted asylum in the UK. This promise comes after approximately 11 million people have fled Syria in hope to find asylum in other countries. A total of 16,000 children have been killed in the civil war. In a […]
Meet Claudette Rutayisire, 40, the refugee counselor from The Republic of Congo. Listen to why she chose to counsel refugees like herself.
Does the Volunteer Centre Dorset only offer support for the elderly at Christmas? No. The Company at Christmas project is just one of the many projects the centre runs for elderly people. Other projects include the Volunteer Help Scheme, which assists the elderly with basic gardening, and the Meal gift token scheme which entitles elderly and […]
Cash donations Christmas can be a very expensive time for many people, but even just a £5 donation will help bring joy to an older person in the community this Christmas. Cash donations help pay for lunches, gifts and food hampers. Volunteering There are many different ways in which members of the local community can volunteer […]