This week I decided to head to the FareShare’s North East regional distribution centre to volunteer as a warehouse assistant. Read on to find out how FareShare is redistributing surplus food to charities, who can then bring delicious, healthy meals to those who need them.
This week I decided to go along to a N.E.S.T volunteering session, where I got the opportunity to teach English to refugees in Newcastle. Read on to find out more about how this amazing project is helping refugees and asylum seekers to improve their communication skills, break down social barriers and enhance their employability…
This week I decided to pay a visit to the roof garden which is located on top of the INTO building in the heart of the Newcastle University campus. This is a great volunteering opportunity for any green fingered students who want to get involved with gardening while meeting new people!
This week I decided to compile a list of top tips that you need to know before getting involved in volunteering as a student…
This week I took part in some “Micro Volunteering” to kick off my blog. I spent a morning sewing together handmade “Wiggly Bags” for children with Hickman lines to store their extra tubes in. All of the bags will be donated to children at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle.
Have you ever stopped to think about how much you’re “Giving Back” to your local community?
Since moving to the North East to study at Newcastle University a year ago, I have had so many amazing experiences. From exploring cultural attractions such as the Angel of the North to experiencing Newcastle’s amazing nightlife, I’ve done it all.