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Accelerating Innovation in Social Prescribing programme

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Thursday, 02 September, 2021New programme launches to fuel innovation in social prescribing

Advice & support

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Saturday, 14 March, 2020Advice and support on staying well at home

Ambassadors

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Thursday, 30 April, 2020Royal Voluntary Service launches £5million COVID-19 Emergency Appeal
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020National lockdown activity programme for older people launches
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Monday, 05 November, 2018The Gift of Time exhibition opening at London’s OXO Gallery
Thursday, 17 May, 2018Dame Patricia Routledge marks 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service at Wiltshire Museum event
Wednesday, 14 February, 2018Elaine Paige takes on new role as Royal Voluntary Service Ambassador
Tuesday, 14 November, 2017Players of People’s Postcode Lottery raise staggering £5m for Royal Voluntary Service
Tuesday, 17 October, 2017HRH The Duchess Of Cornwall launches ‘Our Amazing People’ campaign

Appeal

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Thursday, 30 April, 2020Royal Voluntary Service launches £5million COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

Asda Foundation

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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020Royal Voluntary Service volunteers ready to make 100,000 companionship calls, thanks to Asda Foundation
Friday, 05 January, 2018Sheds Grant Fund opens to local communities
Wednesday, 06 December, 2017Community shed projects across Britain receive vital funding

Awards

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Thursday, 02 June, 2022OBE for Sam Ward, Royal Voluntary Service Deputy CEO

Big Trolley Push campaign

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Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign

Board of Trustees

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development
Monday, 15 November, 2021Tribute to Mike Bury, Royal Voluntary Service Trustee
Wednesday, 03 June, 2020New trustees appointed
Thursday, 08 August, 2019Stephen Dunmore appointed as Chair of Royal Voluntary Service

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust

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Thursday, 13 December, 2018Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust presented with £94k gift

Bring People Together campaign

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Thursday, 25 January, 2018Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities

British Red Cross

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Friday, 28 January, 2022Royal Voluntary Service joins British Red Cross in project to support even more vulnerable people this winter

Cadent

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Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues

Catherine Johnstone CBE

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Blog post - Keep Calm and Carry On Helping Out!

ce

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Thursday, 02 June, 2022OBE for Sam Ward, Royal Voluntary Service Deputy CEO

Celebrity Support

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Thursday, 25 January, 2024Gaby Roslin joins Royal Voluntary Service to launch volunteer recruitment campaign
Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues
Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Friday, 29 April, 2022Ross Kemp launches ‘Cheers for Volunteers’
Wednesday, 09 March, 2022Royal Voluntary Service and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kick off search for nation’s Platinum Champions
Monday, 17 January, 2022Move more, feel better in mind and body, says Mr Motivator MBE
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals
Monday, 05 November, 2018The Gift of Time exhibition opening at London’s OXO Gallery
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018Celebrity photographer Nicky Johnston tells the story of volunteering today
Thursday, 27 September, 2018MasterChef’s toughest critic awards volunteer cooks five stars
Tuesday, 17 October, 2017HRH The Duchess Of Cornwall launches ‘Our Amazing People’ campaign

CEO

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Wednesday, 19 July, 2017Ex-Samaritans Chief joins Royal Voluntary Service as new CEO

Chair

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

Charity of the Year

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Friday, 10 January, 2020Royal Voluntary Service named London Book Fair Charity of the Year 2020

Cheers for Volunteers

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Monday, 26 June, 2023Ross Kemp launches Cheers for Volunteers
Friday, 29 April, 2022Ross Kemp launches ‘Cheers for Volunteers’

Commissioned services

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Wednesday, 04 March, 2020Hundreds of thousands of older people missing out on health benefits of exercising with others
Wednesday, 27 June, 2018Dementia training for Royal Voluntary Service volunteers
Tuesday, 10 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service launches new volunteer-led commissioned services to improve experience of ageing

Community Companions

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Friday, 15 December, 2017Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

Community services

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Monday, 19 April, 2021Home cooking loses its flavour for millions as food fatigue sets in
Sunday, 19 January, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Royal Voluntary Service’s Cornhill Centre in Oxfordshire
Friday, 10 January, 2020Royal Voluntary Service named London Book Fair Charity of the Year 2020
Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals
Tuesday, 02 July, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits local lunch club
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Thursday, 27 September, 2018MasterChef’s toughest critic awards volunteer cooks five stars
Tuesday, 20 March, 2018Old age, no age to give up the lycra
Thursday, 25 January, 2018Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999 (1)
Friday, 15 December, 2017Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

Cooking for a Crowd

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Thursday, 27 September, 2018MasterChef’s toughest critic awards volunteer cooks five stars

Coronation Calls

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Friday, 04 March, 2022Charity proves value of volunteering as a social prescription
Monday, 17 January, 2022Move more, feel better in mind and body, says Mr Motivator MBE
Friday, 29 October, 202162% of Brits suffer from pandemic hangover
Friday, 08 October, 2021Urgent call for next generation of charity volunteers
Tuesday, 12 May, 2020Royal Voluntary Service volunteers ready to make 100,000 companionship calls, thanks to Asda Foundation
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020Vulnerable people get direct Line to NHS volunteer army
Tuesday, 07 April, 2020NHS army of volunteers to start protecting vulnerable from coronavirus in England
Sunday, 29 March, 2020NHS Volunteer Responders: 250,000 target smashed with three quarters of a million committing to volunteer
Tuesday, 24 March, 2020Major call for volunteers to help NHS fight coronavirus
Saturday, 14 March, 2020Advice and support on staying well at home

COVID-19

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Friday, 04 March, 2022Charity proves value of volunteering as a social prescription

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

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Thursday, 30 April, 2020Royal Voluntary Service launches £5million COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

Daily Express

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Monday, 11 November, 2019Royal Voluntary Service welcomes Daily Express as ‘Step Forward’ partner

Dame Patricia Routledge

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Thursday, 17 May, 2018Dame Patricia Routledge marks 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service at Wiltshire Museum event

Dele Adeleye

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

Dementia Adventure

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Wednesday, 27 June, 2018Dementia training for Royal Voluntary Service volunteers

Eat Well Week

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Monday, 19 April, 2021Home cooking loses its flavour for millions as food fatigue sets in

Economy

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Friday, 15 March, 2024Productivity boost from volunteering ‘adds £4.6 billion to UK economy each year’

Elaine Paige OBE

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Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign
Monday, 05 November, 2018The Gift of Time exhibition opening at London’s OXO Gallery
Wednesday, 14 February, 2018Elaine Paige takes on new role as Royal Voluntary Service Ambassador

Events

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Wednesday, 27 March, 2024Her Majesty The Queen gets creative at charity craft session
Friday, 02 February, 2024Her Majesty Queen Camilla delights charity guests during Royal Voluntary Service visit
Friday, 02 July, 2021Ross Kemp toasts hard-working pandemic helpers at ‘Cheers for Volunteers’ event

Felicity Kendal

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Tuesday, 28 April, 2020National lockdown activity programme for older people launches
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70

First Time for Everything programme

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Tuesday, 19 October, 2021Community planting events recognise vital role of green spaces with Billion Seed Challenge
Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class

First Timers: Kickstarting a Volunteer Revolution

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Monday, 11 March, 2019Pressure on our community services sees one million people volunteer for the first time in the past year

Friends of Stirling Community Hospital

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Tuesday, 12 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service café at Stirling Community Hospital transformed thanks to generous donations

Funky Pigeon

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Wednesday, 22 April, 2020Funkypigeon.com launches a range of 12 charity cards in support of Royal Voluntary Service

Get Moving Week

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Monday, 17 January, 2022Move more, feel better in mind and body, says Mr Motivator MBE

Gifting

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Thursday, 13 December, 2018Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust presented with £94k gift
Tuesday, 26 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde with £250,000 gift
Friday, 09 March, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents Leicester hospitals charity with £285,000 gift

Good Morning Britain

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Friday, 01 December, 2023Charity joins forces with Good Morning Britain for its 1 Million Minutes Campaign

GoodSAM app

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Tuesday, 07 April, 2020NHS army of volunteers to start protecting vulnerable from coronavirus in England

Health And Social Care

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Friday, 29 September, 202330,000 volunteers stand up to support the NHS and care systems this winter

Healthy Living Awards

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Thursday, 05 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service teams taste success at healthyliving awards

Helen Buckingham

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

HelpForce

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Tuesday, 04 December, 2018New report finds volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff
Thursday, 03 May, 2018Millions of people consider gifting their time to support our NHS

History

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Thursday, 07 May, 2020Royal Voluntary Service marks VE Day with virtual singalong
Sunday, 29 March, 2020A history of voluntary service in crises
Thursday, 03 October, 2019Exhibition tells of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow
Monday, 05 November, 2018The Gift of Time exhibition opening at London’s OXO Gallery
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018Celebrity photographer Nicky Johnston tells the story of volunteering today
Thursday, 05 July, 2018Celebrating 70 years of volunteering in the NHS
Thursday, 17 May, 2018Dame Patricia Routledge marks 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service at Wiltshire Museum event
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018Royal Voluntary Service celebrates 80 years of helping others

Home from Hospital

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Friday, 28 January, 2022Royal Voluntary Service joins British Red Cross in project to support even more vulnerable people this winter
Thursday, 21 June, 2018Simplyhealth supports Basingstoke Home From Hospital service

Home Library Services

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Friday, 10 January, 2020Royal Voluntary Service named London Book Fair Charity of the Year 2020

Hospital café

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Tuesday, 12 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service café at Stirling Community Hospital transformed thanks to generous donations
Thursday, 05 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service teams taste success at healthyliving awards
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017Addenbrooke’s Chair opens healthy options café

Hospital services

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Friday, 28 January, 2022Royal Voluntary Service joins British Red Cross in project to support even more vulnerable people this winter
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign
Tuesday, 01 October, 2019Lack of visitors has detrimental effect on patient recovery
Thursday, 07 February, 2019Army of volunteers to ease NHS winter pressure
Thursday, 13 December, 2018Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust presented with £94k gift
Thursday, 05 July, 2018Celebrating 70 years of volunteering in the NHS
Tuesday, 26 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde with £250,000 gift
Thursday, 21 June, 2018Simplyhealth supports Basingstoke Home From Hospital service
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service café at Stirling Community Hospital transformed thanks to generous donations
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018Volunteers transform patient snack trolleys to offer healthier options
Thursday, 03 May, 2018Millions of people consider gifting their time to support our NHS
Thursday, 05 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service teams taste success at healthyliving awards
Friday, 09 March, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents Leicester hospitals charity with £285,000 gift
Thursday, 08 February, 2018Hospital volunteers step up to support the NHS
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017Addenbrooke’s Chair opens healthy options café

Hospital trolley

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Tuesday, 15 May, 2018Volunteers transform patient snack trolleys to offer healthier options

Jeremy Hughes

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

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Friday, 15 December, 2017Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

Kier Starmer

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events

Leadership Team

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Thursday, 02 June, 2022OBE for Sam Ward, Royal Voluntary Service Deputy CEO

Legal and General

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Monday, 11 November, 2019Royal Voluntary Service welcomes Daily Express as ‘Step Forward’ partner
Tuesday, 09 July, 2019The formula for a happy retirement
Saturday, 25 May, 2019The UK’s got talent
Thursday, 25 April, 2019Teaming up with Legal & General in major volunteer recruitment campaign

London Ambulance Service

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Wednesday, 17 January, 2018Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999 (1)

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Thursday, 13 September, 2018London Ambulance Service pilot reduces 999 calls and visits to A&E

London Borough of Hackney

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Wednesday, 17 January, 2018Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999 (1)

London Borough of Merton

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Wednesday, 17 January, 2018Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999 (1)

Long Service Awards

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Tuesday, 26 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde with £250,000 gift

Lunch clubs

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals
Tuesday, 02 July, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits local lunch club
Thursday, 27 September, 2018MasterChef’s toughest critic awards volunteer cooks five stars
Friday, 15 December, 2017Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

Make a Difference campaign

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Wednesday, 04 March, 2020Hundreds of thousands of older people missing out on health benefits of exercising with others
Friday, 01 November, 2019Yakult supports Royal Voluntary Service in new #MakeADifference campaign

National Dementia Action Alliance

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Tuesday, 25 September, 2018Royal Voluntary Service joins National Dementia Action Alliance

NHS

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Friday, 29 September, 202330,000 volunteers stand up to support the NHS and care systems this winter
Thursday, 06 July, 2023Call for 25,000 volunteers as NHS celebrates 75th milestone
Thursday, 07 February, 2019Army of volunteers to ease NHS winter pressure
Tuesday, 04 December, 2018New report finds volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff
Thursday, 05 July, 2018Celebrating 70 years of volunteering in the NHS
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018Royal Voluntary Service celebrates 80 years of helping others
Thursday, 03 May, 2018Millions of people consider gifting their time to support our NHS

NHS Forth Valley

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Tuesday, 12 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service café at Stirling Community Hospital transformed thanks to generous donations

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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Tuesday, 26 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde with £250,000 gift

NHS Volunteer Responders

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events
Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Tuesday, 22 June, 2021Students to swap beachwear for high viz this summer
Tuesday, 23 February, 2021HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits NHS Volunteer Responder volunteers at COVID-19 vaccination site
Friday, 18 December, 2020The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make surprise visit to Royal Voluntary Service client at Batley Community Centre
Friday, 06 November, 2020NHS Volunteer Responders scheme extended to support the public and NHS staff over winter
Wednesday, 03 June, 2020Thanking the nation’s volunteers for helping others
Monday, 01 June, 2020HRH hails volunteers ‘the backbone of our country’ as NHS Volunteer Responders reach 250k milestone

NHS75

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Thursday, 06 July, 2023Call for 25,000 volunteers as NHS celebrates 75th milestone

Nicky Johnston

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Monday, 05 November, 2018The Gift of Time exhibition opening at London’s OXO Gallery
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018Celebrity photographer Nicky Johnston tells the story of volunteering today

Nicola Wadham

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

Our impact

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Friday, 04 March, 2022Charity proves value of volunteering as a social prescription

Our Patron

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Thursday, 08 September, 2022Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Voluntary Service's Patron
Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Wednesday, 09 March, 2022Royal Voluntary Service and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kick off search for nation’s Platinum Champions

Our President

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Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Wednesday, 09 March, 2022Royal Voluntary Service and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kick off search for nation’s Platinum Champions
Monday, 01 June, 2020HRH hails volunteers ‘the backbone of our country’ as NHS Volunteer Responders reach 250k milestone
Tuesday, 07 April, 2020NHS army of volunteers to start protecting vulnerable from coronavirus in England
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign
Sunday, 19 January, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Royal Voluntary Service’s Cornhill Centre in Oxfordshire
Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class
Tuesday, 02 July, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits local lunch club
Tuesday, 17 October, 2017HRH The Duchess Of Cornwall launches ‘Our Amazing People’ campaign

Our services

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events
Wednesday, 09 November, 2022Cost of living fears take toll on nation’s health and wellbeing
Friday, 28 January, 2022Royal Voluntary Service joins British Red Cross in project to support even more vulnerable people this winter
Wednesday, 03 June, 2020Thanking the nation’s volunteers for helping others

Partnerships

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Wednesday, 28 April, 2021Volunteering key to improving job prospects
Wednesday, 04 March, 2020Hundreds of thousands of older people missing out on health benefits of exercising with others
Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals
Tuesday, 09 July, 2019The formula for a happy retirement
Saturday, 25 May, 2019The UK’s got talent
Thursday, 03 May, 2018Millions of people consider gifting their time to support our NHS

Patrick Dunne

DateArticle
Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

People’s Postcode Lottery

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Tuesday, 28 April, 2020National lockdown activity programme for older people launches
Thursday, 12 December, 2019Brits set to give 74.3 million hour Christmas Gift
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Wednesday, 27 June, 2018Dementia training for Royal Voluntary Service volunteers
Tuesday, 14 November, 2017Players of People’s Postcode Lottery raise staggering £5m for Royal Voluntary Service

Phil Vickery

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Monday, 19 April, 2021Home cooking loses its flavour for millions as food fatigue sets in

Platinum Champions Awards

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Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Wednesday, 09 March, 2022Royal Voluntary Service and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kick off search for nation’s Platinum Champions

Prime Minister

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Wednesday, 17 March, 2021Prime Minister, Boris Johnson thanks NHS Volunteer Responders and St John Ambulance Vaccination Volunteers

Pro Bono Economics

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Friday, 15 March, 2024Productivity boost from volunteering ‘adds £4.6 billion to UK economy each year’

Prudential

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Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class
Thursday, 25 January, 2018Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities

Rachel Riley

DateArticle
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals

Recruitment

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Thursday, 25 January, 2024Gaby Roslin joins Royal Voluntary Service to launch volunteer recruitment campaign
Friday, 29 September, 202330,000 volunteers stand up to support the NHS and care systems this winter
Thursday, 06 July, 2023Call for 25,000 volunteers as NHS celebrates 75th milestone

Reimagining Social Care – The Role of Active Citizenship

DateArticle
Tuesday, 06 December, 2022Bring volunteers into care homes to improve quality of life says report

Reporting

DateArticle
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021Volunteering key to improving job prospects
Wednesday, 24 March, 2021Report launch: Volunteering, COVID and integrated care – how the recent surge of volunteer support must be ‘wired-in’ to healthcare for long-term gains

Research

DateArticle
Tuesday, 06 December, 2022Bring volunteers into care homes to improve quality of life says report
Wednesday, 09 November, 2022Cost of living fears take toll on nation’s health and wellbeing
Monday, 17 January, 2022Move more, feel better in mind and body, says Mr Motivator MBE
Friday, 08 October, 2021Urgent call for next generation of charity volunteers
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021Volunteering key to improving job prospects
Tuesday, 10 November, 2020Support to help older people stay safe, well and warm this winter
Wednesday, 16 September, 2020COVID-19 confidence crisis as millions fear leaving their home
Thursday, 12 December, 2019HRH The Duchess of Cornwall joins fan making class
Saturday, 25 May, 2019The UK’s got talent
Thursday, 25 April, 2019Teaming up with Legal & General in major volunteer recruitment campaign
Friday, 01 June, 2018Volunteers truly making a difference

Rishi Sunak

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Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events

Rosemary Shrager

DateArticle
Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues

Ross Kemp

DateArticle
Friday, 29 April, 2022Ross Kemp launches ‘Cheers for Volunteers’

Royal Support

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Wednesday, 27 March, 2024Her Majesty The Queen gets creative at charity craft session
Friday, 02 February, 2024Her Majesty Queen Camilla delights charity guests during Royal Voluntary Service visit
Friday, 19 March, 2021The Queen and The Duchess of Cornwall thank pandemic volunteers
Tuesday, 23 February, 2021HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits NHS Volunteer Responder volunteers at COVID-19 vaccination site
Friday, 18 December, 2020The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make surprise visit to Royal Voluntary Service client at Batley Community Centre
Thursday, 08 October, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Rickmansworth Lunch Club

Royal Voluntary Service

DateArticle
Wednesday, 27 March, 2024Her Majesty The Queen gets creative at charity craft session
Friday, 02 February, 2024Her Majesty Queen Camilla delights charity guests during Royal Voluntary Service visit
Thursday, 25 January, 2024Gaby Roslin joins Royal Voluntary Service to launch volunteer recruitment campaign

Sara Mubasshir

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Tuesday, 05 December, 2023Royal Voluntary Service appoints Patrick Dunne OBE as Chair for next phase of development

Services

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Thursday, 08 October, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Rickmansworth Lunch Club

SGN

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Monday, 04 December, 2017Tips for keeping older people well this winter

Sheds Grant Fund

DateArticle
Friday, 05 January, 2018Sheds Grant Fund opens to local communities
Wednesday, 06 December, 2017Community shed projects across Britain receive vital funding

Simplyhealth

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Thursday, 21 June, 2018Simplyhealth supports Basingstoke Home From Hospital service

Social activities

DateArticle
Wednesday, 04 March, 2020Hundreds of thousands of older people missing out on health benefits of exercising with others
Sunday, 19 January, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Royal Voluntary Service’s Cornhill Centre in Oxfordshire
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Tuesday, 20 March, 2018Old age, no age to give up the lycra
Friday, 15 December, 2017Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

social prescribing

DateArticle
Thursday, 02 September, 2021New programme launches to fuel innovation in social prescribing

Social Prescribing Week

DateArticle
Friday, 04 March, 2022Charity proves value of volunteering as a social prescription

Stay Safe, Well and Warm campaign

DateArticle
Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues

Step Forward campaign

DateArticle
Monday, 11 November, 2019Royal Voluntary Service welcomes Daily Express as ‘Step Forward’ partner
Tuesday, 09 July, 2019The formula for a happy retirement
Thursday, 25 April, 2019Teaming up with Legal & General in major volunteer recruitment campaign

Supporters

DateArticle
Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues
Friday, 29 October, 202162% of Brits suffer from pandemic hangover
Tuesday, 19 October, 2021Community planting events recognise vital role of green spaces with Billion Seed Challenge
Friday, 02 July, 2021Ross Kemp toasts hard-working pandemic helpers at ‘Cheers for Volunteers’ event
Monday, 19 April, 2021Home cooking loses its flavour for millions as food fatigue sets in
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020National lockdown activity programme for older people launches
Thursday, 12 December, 2019Brits set to give 74.3 million hour Christmas Gift
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Thursday, 07 February, 2019Army of volunteers to ease NHS winter pressure
Wednesday, 27 June, 2018Dementia training for Royal Voluntary Service volunteers
Tuesday, 12 June, 2018Royal Voluntary Service café at Stirling Community Hospital transformed thanks to generous donations
Monday, 16 April, 2018McCarthy & Stone raises more than a quarter of a million pounds for Royal Voluntary Service
Thursday, 25 January, 2018Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities

Supporting Healthy and Happy Lives

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Tuesday, 10 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service launches new volunteer-led commissioned services to improve experience of ageing

Supporting you at Home

DateArticle
Tuesday, 10 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service launches new volunteer-led commissioned services to improve experience of ageing
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999 (1)

Supporting Your Recovery

DateArticle
Wednesday, 27 June, 2018Dementia training for Royal Voluntary Service volunteers
Tuesday, 10 April, 2018Royal Voluntary Service launches new volunteer-led commissioned services to improve experience of ageing

Thank You Day

DateArticle
Monday, 26 June, 2023Ross Kemp launches Cheers for Volunteers
Friday, 29 April, 2022Ross Kemp launches ‘Cheers for Volunteers’

The Big Help Out

DateArticle
Tuesday, 30 January, 2024The Big Help Out returns on 7 to 9 June 2024
Monday, 08 May, 2023Rishi Sunak and Kier Starmer support Royal Voluntary Service Big Help Out events
Tuesday, 02 May, 2023Coronation Calls initiative launched for The Big Help Out

The Billion Seed Challenge

DateArticle
Tuesday, 19 October, 2021Community planting events recognise vital role of green spaces with Billion Seed Challenge

The Daily Telegraph

DateArticle
Wednesday, 16 December, 2020Royal Voluntary Service supports 'Your Later Life' campaign

The King's Fund

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Tuesday, 04 December, 2018New report finds volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff

The London Book Fair

DateArticle
Friday, 10 January, 2020Royal Voluntary Service named London Book Fair Charity of the Year 2020

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

DateArticle
Friday, 09 March, 2018Royal Voluntary Service presents Leicester hospitals charity with £285,000 gift

VE Day

DateArticle
Thursday, 07 May, 2020Royal Voluntary Service marks VE Day with virtual singalong

Virtual Village Hall

DateArticle
Wednesday, 09 November, 2022Cost of living fears take toll on nation’s health and wellbeing
Monday, 17 January, 2022Move more, feel better in mind and body, says Mr Motivator MBE
Monday, 19 April, 2021Home cooking loses its flavour for millions as food fatigue sets in
Wednesday, 16 December, 2020Royal Voluntary Service supports 'Your Later Life' campaign
Wednesday, 03 June, 2020Thanking the nation’s volunteers for helping others
Thursday, 07 May, 2020Royal Voluntary Service marks VE Day with virtual singalong
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020National lockdown activity programme for older people launches

Volunteering

DateArticle
Friday, 15 March, 2024Productivity boost from volunteering ‘adds £4.6 billion to UK economy each year’
Tuesday, 30 January, 2024The Big Help Out returns on 7 to 9 June 2024
Thursday, 25 January, 2024Gaby Roslin joins Royal Voluntary Service to launch volunteer recruitment campaign
Friday, 29 September, 202330,000 volunteers stand up to support the NHS and care systems this winter
Tuesday, 31 May, 2022Volunteers’ Week message of thanks
Monday, 30 May, 2022Royal Jubilee recognition for the nation’s most extraordinary volunteers
Friday, 29 April, 2022Ross Kemp launches ‘Cheers for Volunteers’
Wednesday, 09 March, 2022Royal Voluntary Service and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kick off search for nation’s Platinum Champions
Friday, 04 March, 2022Charity proves value of volunteering as a social prescription
Thursday, 25 November, 2021New research finds pandemic has negatively impacted health and social fabric in Britain’s poorest neighbourhoods
Tuesday, 22 June, 2021Students to swap beachwear for high viz this summer
Monday, 07 June, 2021Volunteering can build the kind of society we all want to live in
Tuesday, 01 June, 2021Ross Kemp kicks off ‘Cheers for Volunteers’ to thank pandemic helpers
Wednesday, 12 May, 2021"Royal Voluntary Service’s report should give us all cause for optimism" - People’s Postcode Lottery
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021Volunteering key to improving job prospects
Friday, 06 November, 2020NHS Volunteer Responders scheme extended to support the public and NHS staff over winter
Thursday, 08 October, 2020Royal Voluntary Service leads major call up for public to volunteer through COVID winter crisis
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020Vulnerable people get direct Line to NHS volunteer army
Tuesday, 07 April, 2020NHS army of volunteers to start protecting vulnerable from coronavirus in England
Sunday, 29 March, 2020NHS Volunteer Responders: 250,000 target smashed with three quarters of a million committing to volunteer
Tuesday, 24 March, 2020Major call for volunteers to help NHS fight coronavirus
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and Elaine Paige OBE launch charity’s Big Trolley Push campaign
Thursday, 12 December, 2019Brits set to give 74.3 million hour Christmas Gift
Tuesday, 01 October, 2019British parents urged to encourage volunteering to improve child’s happiness
Tuesday, 01 October, 2019Lack of visitors has detrimental effect on patient recovery
Tuesday, 09 July, 2019The formula for a happy retirement
Friday, 31 May, 2019Thank you to all our volunteers
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019Senior socialites out and about making new friends at 70
Thursday, 25 April, 2019Teaming up with Legal & General in major volunteer recruitment campaign
Monday, 11 March, 2019Pressure on our community services sees one million people volunteer for the first time in the past year
Tuesday, 11 December, 2018Millions plan to give the gift of time this Christmas
Tuesday, 04 December, 2018New report finds volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff
Thursday, 16 August, 2018Make volunteering part of student life
Thursday, 03 May, 2018Millions of people consider gifting their time to support our NHS
Thursday, 25 January, 2018Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities
Tuesday, 28 November, 2017Millions to do voluntary service this Christmas

Volunteers' Week

DateArticle
Tuesday, 31 May, 2022Volunteers’ Week message of thanks
Wednesday, 03 June, 2020Thanking the nation’s volunteers for helping others
Monday, 01 June, 2020HRH hails volunteers ‘the backbone of our country’ as NHS Volunteer Responders reach 250k milestone
Friday, 31 May, 2019Thank you to all our volunteers
Friday, 01 June, 2018Volunteers truly making a difference

Waitrose

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Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues

Wayne Sleep

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Tuesday, 14 November, 2017Players of People’s Postcode Lottery raise staggering £5m for Royal Voluntary Service

William Sitwell

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Thursday, 27 September, 2018MasterChef’s toughest critic awards volunteer cooks five stars

Yakult

DateArticle
Thursday, 16 November, 2023Mood-boosting menu created to help banish winter blues
Friday, 29 October, 202162% of Brits suffer from pandemic hangover
Tuesday, 10 November, 2020Support to help older people stay safe, well and warm this winter
Wednesday, 04 March, 2020Hundreds of thousands of older people missing out on health benefits of exercising with others
Tuesday, 05 November, 2019Every day thousands of older people skip meals or rely on ready meals
Friday, 01 November, 2019Yakult supports Royal Voluntary Service in new #MakeADifference campaign

YouGov

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Thursday, 16 August, 2018Make volunteering part of student life

Your Later Life campaign

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Wednesday, 16 December, 2020Royal Voluntary Service supports 'Your Later Life' campaign