volunteering

Community Resource outdoor walks
14 Jun 2022
A Shrewsbury-based charity is inviting people to get involved in volunteering to help isolated people become more active. The callout comes from Community Resource, an organisation that supports people and communities facing challenges across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Community Resource has over 50 people volunteering for projects including supporting people with hearing and sight loss,...
Two men and a woman pose in front of a Sense store front which reads Welcome to Sense Shrewsbury. In the window are mannequins wearing various denim items and a poster saying recycle your unwanted items.
31 May 2022
A new shop run by the charity Sense has opened its doors in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, and is calling for generous locals to donate goods and volunteer in the store.   The Sense charity shop, located at 72 Mardol, sells a wide range of donated goods, including women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, as well as accessories, books, media and small items of homeware. All proceeds will go towards...
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings
14 Apr 2022
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is gearing up for its grand opening later this year by welcoming the new volunteers who will help run it. The historic building, which is located just outside Shrewsbury town centre, has been undergoing a major restoration since 2017 led by site owners, Historic England, and will feature a new visitor attraction and café on the ground floor and four floors of office...
02 Dec 2020
Carrying on supporting the community where you can – that’s the message from the team at a not-for-profit organisation in the Midlands this International Volunteer Day (December 5th). Paycare, which offers Health Cash Plans and Wellbeing Training and Support to businesses and families, has raised more than £2.2 million to date for many good causes through various initiatives. And while 2020 has...
05 Feb 2020
Launch of Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group A new group has been launched to raise vital funds to support Royal Voluntary Service and raise awareness of the charity’s local work across Shrewsbury. The Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group will be starting the year off doing bucket collections in local supermarkets.  Royal Voluntary Service is one of Britain’s...
07 Jan 2020
Could you help support local people in need and the NHS? Royal Voluntary Service is looking for community fundraising volunteers in Shrewsbury If you’re passionate about supporting local people in need and the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering charity, would love to hear from you. The charity is calling for cheerful, enthusiastic fundraising volunteers to help raise vital...
22 Jun 2018
Last Monday award-winning TV historian and Beanstalk Ambassador Dan Snow took time before his talk ‘An evening with the History Guy’ at the Theatre Severn to meet and thank Beanstalk’s longest-serving volunteer in Shropshire Ann Powis for her work supporting local primary school children with reading. He came along to Beanstalk’s stand in the foyer of the theatre to present Ann with tickets to...
22 Feb 2018
As part of National Student Volunteering Week this week Shrewsbury Colleges Group students, from all three campuses, have been busy volunteering this academic year. Student Volunteering Week is in its 17th year and gives students in further and higher education the opportunity to give something back. Volunteering not only helps the beneficiaries, but also improves student’s wellbeing, develops...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college computer student volunteered his time to help a local church by building it a website and helping with their social media presence. St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury is an iconic Grade I Listed Building – the only circular Georgian church in the country which retains its original interior.  The Friends of St Chad’s, who contribute to the maintenance of the fabric of St Chad’s,...
29 Mar 2016
ANIMAL LOVERS will be making round trips of up to 600 miles and paying for doggy day care for their own pets to help a dog rescue and re-homing charity get every dog out of their Shropshire kennels – even if it is just for one day. Finding Furever Homes, who sponsor the kennels near Condover, Shropshire, are holding their first ever ‘Give A Dog A Day Out’ (GADADO) event this on Sunday 10 April...
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