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  1. Royal Voluntary Service volunteers ready to make 100,000 companionship calls, thanks to Asda Foundation

    Tuesday, 12 May 2020

    Volunteers across Great Britain are gearing up to make 100,000 companionship calls to vulnerable people isolating at home during the coronavirus lockdown, thanks to a £200,000 donation from the Asda Foundation.

  2. Royal Voluntary Service marks VE Day with virtual singalong

    Thursday, 07 May 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service will reflect and remember the ‘Women in Green’; the women who stepped forward to give the gift of volunteering to support their communities during the Second World War.

  3. Royal Voluntary Service launches £5million Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

    Thursday, 30 April 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service has launched an emergency appeal to raise £5million to continue to support thousands of older and vulnerable people seeking support

  4. National lockdown activity programme for older people launches

    Tuesday, 28 April 2020

    Older people looking to beat the boredom of isolation are invited to visit the Virtual Village Hall, a new programme of online activities from Royal Voluntary Service

  5. Vulnerable people get direct Line to NHS volunteer army

    Thursday, 23 April 2020

    Millions of vulnerable people and their families will be able to directly call on the army of NHS Volunteer Responders.

  6. Funkypigeon.com launches a range of 12 charity cards in support of Royal Voluntary Service

    Wednesday, 22 April 2020

    Funky Pigeon supports customers by keeping friends, families and loved ones connected with personalised greeting cards and gifts supporting Royal Voluntary Service

  7. NHS army of volunteers to start protecting vulnerable from coronavirus in England

    Tuesday, 07 April 2020

    Hundreds of thousands of NHS Volunteer Responders will be able to report for duty today and start helping the NHS in its fight against coronavirus.

  8. NHS Volunteer Responders: 250,000 target smashed with three quarters of a million committing to volunteer

    Sunday, 29 March 2020

    The drive will now be temporarily paused to enable the charity to process the applications and work together with the NHS to get the volunteer army up and running.

  9. A history of voluntary service in crises

    Thursday, 26 March 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service has been recruiting volunteers and helping Britain for over 80 years

  10. Major call for volunteers to help NHS fight coronavirus

    Tuesday, 24 March 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service, supports NHS England to help 1.4m most at risk

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