Success Stories

Building Confidence – Carl’s Story

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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Covid-19 Volunteer story – Walking

My experience of Volunteering - Read Joseph's story on how he volunteered to deliver covid-19 tests to doorsteps in Leicester by walking.
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Volunteering in Furlough

COVID-19 Volunteer Story - Furloughed whilst in lockdown, volunteering to help the local community.
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Covid-19 Volunteer story – Befriending

Eve registered to volunteer with VAL at the start of lockdown and has been very active and is always incredibly responsive.
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Alzheimer’s Society – Request for a Volunteer Gardener

The Alzheimer's Society contacted the VAL Helpline to request volunteer support for an elderly gentleman whose family needed help.
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COVID-19 Volunteer Story – John

Helping people and responding to the community's needs via a Facebook page during Covid-19.
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Volunteer Stories – Volunteering into an Apprenticeship

As part of Volunteers Week 2020, we are sharing some of our volunteer stories.
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Empowering Local Women

Shama Women’s Centre, founded in 1985 by a group of Leicester women whose mission is to empower local women from different backgrounds to become socially, educationally and economically active.
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Making New Friends

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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