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Thursday, 12 December 2019
Over 14.8 million people set to volunteer over the festive period, including 2.7 million on Christmas Day.
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.
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.
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
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.
Thursday, 03 October 2019
Exhibition tells of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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.
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.
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.
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%).