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Martlets thanks its volunteers

James Ledward May 30, 2018

Martlets will thank its 560 volunteers during Volunteers’ Week by highlighting the essential contribution they make to the hospice and the communities of Brighton & Hove. Volunteers’ Week, a national week to recognise the invaluable contribution that volunteers make to society, runs from June 1 to 7.

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HIV charity volunteers treated to lunch

James Ledward June 10, 2016

Volunteers at the Sussex Beacon were treated to lunch today (June 10) to mark National Volunteers Week. Volunteers’ Week is an annual national celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and is taking place from the June 1-12, 2016.

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Samaritans volunteers in Brighton and Hove answered 61,796 calls for help last year

James Ledward June 2, 2015

Last year, 224 Samaritans volunteers from Brighton, Hove and District branch answered 61,796 calls for help, according to the latest figures released by the national suicide prevention charity. Overall, 21,007 volunteers responded to 5,331,295 calls for help in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The figures have been released to coincide with Volunteers’ Week, a national initiative that runs from June 1-7.

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Community Works celebrate the city’s volunteers

James Ledward June 2, 2015

Community Works an organisation that helps people looking to volunteer, and organisations looking for volunteers, find each other have organised an event tomorrow, June 3 2015 to celebrate the difference volunteers make to the city. If volunteers were paid the living wage for their work in Brighton and Hove, then their donated time would be worth £44 million, every year.

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