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    9 June 2016

    Volunteers Week 2016

    Volunteer Week






    Volunteers’ Week: The Big Celebration 1st-12th June 2016

    Over 21 million people volunteer in the UK at least once a year and this contributes an estimated £23.9bn to the UK economy. Behind these big numbers is a big contribution.

    These 21 million people are a shining example of how we can all make a big difference to individuals and communities every day from improving the environment we live in, spending time with those who may otherwise be lonely and contributing to a range of other essential services and support.

    The end of Volunteers’ Week will also coincide with the Patron’s Lunch on 12 June, a celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s lifetime of service to more than 600 charities and organisations to which The Queen acts as a Patron, on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

    Thank you to all the volunteers who volunteer tirelessly across the Newark and Sherwood Borough.


    How have you celebrated Volunteers Week.

    If you have any stories you would like to share with us about any events that have taken place or any photograph’s.

    Please contact us at the Volunteer Centre – Newark & Sherwood

    Helen Stanbridge
    Volunteer Coordinator.
    Newark & Sherwood CVS

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