August’s Southwark Volunteer Story – Nunhead Repair Cafe
Every month we’ll be highlighting an inspiring volunteer story from an organisation in Southwark. This month our spotlight is on Nunhead Repair Cafe, a volunteer run community group working to make our borough more sustainable.
July’s Southwark Volunteer Story
Every month we'll be highlighting an inspiring volunteer story from an organisation in Southwark. This month we're telling Clive's story, a volunteer at HMS Belfast.
Carolina – Castle Canteen – Be Enriched Volunteer
"In 2020, I opted for remote volunteering opportunities because of the pandemic. I wanted something that would bring me back to what I knew but hadn’t done for a while. With my passion for cooking!"
Volunteers – The Felix Project
"Thanks to our incredible team of volunteers, The Felix Project has not only continued on it's fight against food waste and food poverty but we have grown!"
Gerry Smith – Older Volunteer of the Year 2021
"For many of our members Gerald was the only face to face human contact, as they stood at their front doors. His caring personality and never ending, listening ear, was much appreciated by all. "
Southwark Multi-Faith Forum – Community Group of the Year 2021
Southwark Multi-Faith Forum was nominated for the Community Group of the Year Award at our 2021 Southwark Stars for their fantastic work in the community.Click to read more about their work.
Javell Grant – Younger Volunteer of the Year 2021
Javell has been volunteering his time and effort with Elevated Minds April 2019. Click to read what about his work and why he was nominated.
Queen Ekuerhare – Outstanding contribution to Health and Wellbeing 2021
"Queen brilliantly demonstrates the nimbleness of small grassroots charity volunteers who can adapt at times of crises and show outstanding leadershipto keep community spirit and service alive"
Tom Morgan Evans – Keib Thomas Active Citizen 2021
Tom Morgan-Evans was nominated for the Keib Thomas Active Citizen Award at our 2021 Southwark Stars for the fantastic work he's been doing with D'eynsford TMO over the past year.
David Omorogbe – Disabled Volunteer of the Year 2021
'Ray of sunshine' David Omorogbe of@bedehouse wins Disabled Volunteer of the Year 2021!Read his story here.