Royal Voluntary Service supports ‘Your Later Life’

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Royal Voluntary Service is delighted to be involved with Your Later Life for a fourth year running. Launched by Media Planet in partnership with The Daily Telegraph, Your Later Life went live on Wednesday 1st July and publishes news, information, advice and personal insight stories, on life in our later years.

Royal Voluntary Service has proudly contributed to Your Later Life’s launch with a number of articles, which you can read below:

“It’s shown me a new way of helping people”- volunteering during Covid-19” - Royal Voluntary Service volunteer, Archie Hannah shares his experience of volunteering during lockdown.

Business as usual for Royal Voluntary Service during pandemic – Director of Volunteering for Royal Voluntary Service, Rebecca Kennelly, discusses how the charity's volunteers have adapted to ensure isolation doesn't mean being alone.

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Royal Voluntary Service is one of the largest voluntary service organisations in Britain. We inspire and enable 18,000 volunteers to help people in need in hospitals, at home and in the community.

Our volunteers improve patient experience in hospital, aid recovery after a stay on ward, help older people support themselves at home, stay fit and active and build meaningful social connections.

Royal Voluntary Service supports volunteers to run services in the community such as lunch and dining clubs, physical activity classes, craft, gardening and other hobby groups. We work collaboratively with other charities, social care providers and the NHS to help create a society where everyone feels valued and involved.

The charity is one of the UK’s largest hospital retailers with 230 volunteer-run shops, cafés and trolley services providing tea and company to patients, hospital staff and visitors.

To become a local volunteer search for volunteering opportunities in your area. Or help make a difference by making a secure online donation.

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