Especially for Volunteer’s Week, our Featured Poem comes from our Volunteer anthology Poets Don’t Lie. William Blake’s The Tyger has been chosen by Barnet volunteer Fred.
The second in our series of Reader Stories for Volunteers’ Week comes from John who first found Shared Reading while recovering from addiction.
We kick start Volunteers’ Week with a powerful Reader Story from one of our volunteer Reader Leaders.
Ahead of the Big Give Christmas Challenge we visited Betty and her Reader Volunteer Julie to find out what Shared Reading can mean to the older people we want to help this Christmas.
Today is the UN’s International Day of Charity, a day to celebrate the organisations and individuals who help to create real social bonds and inclusive, more resilient societies.
We’re currently recruiting volunteers in Cheshire East – if you’re interested in delivering a regular Shared Reading session find out how you can get involved.
Introducing our latest anthology, Poets Don’t Lie, created by and dedicated to the volunteers who make possible so many of our Shared Reading projects across the UK. Continue reading “Poets Don’t Lie – The Reader Volunteer Anthology”
As the Big Lottery Merseyside project comes to an end, Volunteers met to celebrate the end of one chapter, and the beginning of the next. The Reader’s Head of Membership, Ben Davis pays tribute to a fantastic project and the people who made it.
Published last month, In Care, Out of Trouble reports a worrying correlation between children in care and in custody, begging the question, how can we improve the lives of young people in care?