Friday, 10 June 2016
Without volunteers it would be impossible for A Way Out to positively change lives in the way that we do. Our volunteers are so valuable to the organisation in many different ways – assisting our Youth team with regular weekly Youth sessions; preparing food and crafts for our weekly vulnerable women’s drop-ins; teaming up with Women’s Service staff during regular evening outreach; providing admin assistance; decorating and repairing the building; the list is endless!
Our volunteers come to us from all areas of life from students commencing university studies, to people embarking upon retirement. People fit in their volunteering around studying, work and family commitments making a very real difference in their spare time.
Our youngest supporter so far this year is 10 year old Grace. Too young to undertake a specific ‘official’ volunteering role, Grace was so captured by our work and determined to support the charity, that she came up with an inspiring idea – Grace contacted everyone she knew – friends, family, church and young people’s groups – she shouted out her idea and drummed up support. Then, for the next 7 hours Grace went completely silent… Her supporters sponsored her silence by donating items food and toiletries… to the sound of over 450 items!! These items will be used to provide food parcels for A Way Out’s weekly drop-ins. Isn’t Grace amazing?
If you are unable to come along on 15th but would like to find out more about our volunteering opportunities please go to our website www.awayout.co.uk , or email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone me, Anya Deputat on 01642 655071.
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