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  1. Brits set to give 74.3 million hour Christmas Gift

    Thursday, 12 December 2019

    Over 14.8 million people set to volunteer over the festive period, including 2.7 million on Christmas Day.

  2. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class

    Wednesday, 04 December 2019

    HRH The Duchess of Cornwall today joined a Royal Voluntary Service First Time for Everything fan making class at the Fan Museum in Greenwich.

  3. Royal Voluntary Service welcomes Daily Express as ‘Step Forward’ partner

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    We are delighted to announce that the Daily Express has come on board as a partner to lend their support to Step Forward.

  4. Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals

    Tuesday, 05 November 2019

    TV star Rachel Riley serves up meals at a Royal Voluntary Service lunch club in inspirational new film calling for new volunteers to #MakeADifference

  5. Yakult supports Royal Voluntary Service in new #MakeADifference campaign

    Friday, 01 November 2019

    Yakult believes in contributing to the wellbeing for all, and therefore have partnered with the charity Royal Voluntary Service, to call on people to volunteer and support those in need in their local communities and hospitals to help meet the challenges of today.

  6. Exhibition tells of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

    Thursday, 03 October 2019

    Exhibition tells of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

  7. British parents urged to encourage volunteering to improve child’s happiness

    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

    Leading volunteering organisation, Royal Voluntary Service, is advising more parents to get their
    children involved in volunteering from a young age, on the back of new research that identifies that
    the positive impact it can have on their wellbeing.

  8. Lack of visitors has detrimental effect on patient recovery

    Tuesday, 10 September 2019

    Volunteers on hospital wards can play a vital role with the many patients who don’t have visitors, new research by Royal Voluntary Service found.

  9. Stephen Dunmore appointed as Chair of Royal Voluntary Service

    Thursday, 08 August 2019

    Royal Voluntary Service has appointed Stephen Dunmore OBE as the new Chair of its board of trustees. Stephen, who takes over from Richard Greenhalgh, the charity’s Chair since 2012, will commence his new role on 19 September 2019.

  10. The formula for a happy retirement

    Tuesday, 09 July 2019

    Research by Royal Voluntary Service, part of our wider ‘Step Forward’ campaign supported by Legal & General, marks a call for people of all ages, particularly retirees, to volunteer their skills and talents. The study asked new retirees to rate their happiness levels, and then asked them about their life in retirement. It showed that those who are happier are five times more likely to travel or go on holidays (55% v 11%), and four times more likely to play an instrument (8% v 2%).

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