Success Stories

Volunteer Stories – Ling’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of the stories of our staff, who volunteer outside of VAL.
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Volunteer Stories – Carolyn’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of the stories of our staff, who volunteer outside of VAL.
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Volunteer Stories – Zuli’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of the stories of our staff, who volunteer outside of VAL.
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Volunteer Stories – Heather’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of the stories of our staff, who volunteer outside of VAL.
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Connecting with Nature – Helen’s story

Helen Oparinde, in VAL’s Voluntary Sector Support Team tells us her story.
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Mental Health group awarded £10,000

Accept Mental Health were awarded £10,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund.
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Helping to Secure Funding

Read how VAL supported the Peepul Enterprise in successfully securing £100,000 from Barclays Bank - Community Aid Funding. 
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Providing training to the voluntary sector throughout COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, VAL has been providing free online training for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Leicester and Leicestershire.
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Recruiting volunteers through the VAL Volunteering website

During the pandemic, VAL worked to update and refresh its VAL Volunteering website to improve the experience for volunteers and organisations recruiting volunteers.
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