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Our Blooming Lovely Flower pot project offered people a lovely way to reconnect with friends and neighbours whom they had not seen in a while. Hear some of the stories here.
Carrying on with our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service, this one comes from Bernadette Crilly, Director of Services at the Neurology Support Centre (https://neurologysc.ie/). Why did you take on volunteers? For various programmes - befriending, gardening, and hospitality. Would you do it again? Yes, definitely. Did you find the [...]
To showcase what we get up to here in Sligo Volunteer Centre and how we can help people, we have compiled a few stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service. This is the sixth of these stories and this one comes from Des Kennedy, Volunteer and Volunteer Leader. A little about me: My name [...]
This is Part 5 of the Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits. Introducing Teresa Conway who volunteers at Havin' a Laugh, Foróige and the NCBI. Name: Teresa Conway Where do you volunteer? I volunteer with Havin' a Laugh (https://www.havinalaugh.com/) charity, Foróige (https://www.foroige.ie/, youth organisation) and recently NCBI (https://www.ncbi.ie/) working for people with sight loss. What [...]
Our Showcasing-our-Work series of stories of volunteers and non-profits who have used our service continues. This time we meet Monica Mc Elhinney of Focus Ireland and the Donal Parsons Trust. What has been your involvement with Sligo Volunteer Centre? Over the years I have engaged with the Volunteer Centre for a few different organisations. The one [...]
Microvolunteering- National Volunteering Week 2021 This National Volunteering Week, we’re asking people to think small! Whether it’s an action you can take to support your community like picking up litter or doing something for yourself like meditation or enjoying a hot bath, even the smallest acts can have a big impact. The last year has been [...]
For National Volunteering Week, we are showcasing our work, what we get up to here in the Sligo Volunteer Centre, and how we can help people. We continue our series of stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our service and this one comes from Patricia Blee. Here is her story: My name is Patricia [...]
Our National Volunteering Week (NVW) Showcasing-our-Work series at Sligo Volunteer Centre continues! We have compiled stories from volunteers and non-profits who have used our services. This is the second of these stories and this one comes from Connie Nell, Volunteer Leader at the Sligo Environmental Network. Here is her story: I’m Connie Nell. I currently volunteer at [...]