Success Stories

Virtual County VCSE Funding Fair – 23 November 2021

In November 2021, VAL held a virtual Funding Fair giving the VCSE a chance to virtually meet local and national funders about the funding opportunities available in Leicestershire.
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Support for funding secures £100,000

Peepul Enterprise Leicester were awarded £100,000 from Community Aid Funding.
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Volunteering outdoors to improve mental health

During the pandemic the WiLL team have seen an increase in participants wanting to volunteer outdoors, benefiting both their mental health and providing much needed respite from being at home.
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Building my confidence – Zac’s Story

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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Anstey Alpacas – Nicola’s Story

Read how working with Alpacas and volunteering to do something different has helped Nicola.
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Volunteer Stories – Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership – Leicester and Leicestershire - Volunteer Drivers helping to support people via telephone.
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Volunteer Stories – Barwell & Hollycroft Surgery

Read how our VAL Volunteering team helped to find volunteer telephone befrienders, for Barwell & Hollycroft Surgery.
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Age Concern Syston – Recruiting Volunteers

Read how our VAL Volunteering team supported and helped Age Concern Syston, in Leicestershire to manage and recruit volunteers.
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Volunteer Stories – Jane’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of our volunteer stories.
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