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Volunteering Gives Man Confidence to Get His First Qualifications at the Age of 54

 “John is truly an inspiration and we are very lucky to have him as an extension of our team!”   It might surprise you to learn that the quote above is about a man who had a troubled childhood and left school at 15 without any qualifications. John was born in Highbury, London, to a […]

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Matchmaking Rescue Cat Helps Owner Get Her Happily Ever After Too

A couple, who fell in love thanks to the help and clever interference of a rescue cat, are getting married. Tanya Gatehouse from London first met her neighbour, Stephen Voller, thanks to the assistance of her matchmaker cat, Georgina, after she managed to get stuck up Stephen’s chimney and a tree TWICE. Tanya and her […]

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The story of the 24-year-old charity shop that continues to glue the community together

A charity shop run entirely by volunteers has raised nearly three quarters of a million pounds for the charity CAFOD in its 24-year history, and is now appealing for volunteers to help keep the shop open for generations to come. The shop – the only one in the country solely dedicated to raising funds for […]

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Woman Donates Prosthetic Leg to Amputee in Africa in Memory of Beloved Father

After unsuccessfully attempting to return her late father’s prosthetic leg to the NHS, Glenda Hughes found a charity who were able to give it to someone who needs it. Just 1 in 10 people with physical disabilities in the developing world have access to assistive technology, according to the World Health Organisation. Legs4Africa, based in […]

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Ten Year Old Lola Beats Brain Tumour in Time to Start School in September

A young girl who’s made a fantastic recovery after being diagnosed with a brain tumour can’t wait to start secondary school this September. Back in January, ten year old Lola Daley suddenly began to suffer from a series of seizures and debilitating headaches that lasted over several months and left her health in serious decline. […]

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Buy Stylish Jewellery, Clothes, Gifts, Books and More AND Help Others via The Big Issue Shop

The Big Issue, famed for its magazine with the hand up not a hand out ideal, have launched an online shop selling products with a ‘social echo’. It showcases a selection of brands that are produced by social enterprises and those that use trade to help people improve their lives. We are so excited that […]

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Black and White Cat Rewarded for Incredible Support She Gave Young Owner with Bone Cancer

  Black-and-white cat Genie has been crowned the overall winner in Cats Protection’s National Cat Awards 2017. Eight–year-old Genie was chosen in recognition of the incredible support and inspiration she has provided for Evie Henderson, who was diagnosed with bone cancer in March 2016. Evie has endured six gruelling rounds of chemotherapy; several painful operations […]

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Two Rescue Cat Mums Raise Their Eight Kittens Together

Two amazing cat mums discovered the power of teamwork recently when they raised their litters of kittens together. Animal welfare organisation and rescue home, Mayhew, first came across this adorable, big family, when their Animal Welfare Officers received a call from the owner of a local car garage to say that he’d found two cat […]

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Determined Volunteers Come Together Regularly to Cook For Homeless People in Hungary

There is said to be more than 30,000 homeless people in Hungary, a substantial number of the country’s 10 million population. The majority, around 10,000, live in Budapest, Hungary’s capital city. A number of non-profit organisations have been working hard to help as many vulnerable people in Hungary as possible. Heti Betevő is one. When […]

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Royal Albert Hall announces Young Producers scheme

Since 1871, the Royal Albert Hall has played host to everyone from Edward Elgar to Ed Sheeran, via Winston Churchill, The Beatles and Adele. Now you could have the chance to decide where the iconic venue goes next. The Royal Albert Hall’s new Young Producers scheme will give 18 to 25-year-olds the chance to curate their own mini-series of events, providing a pathway into the industry […]

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