Campaign launched to encourage people to support charities through volunteering

13th November 2023

A new campaign encouraging more people to volunteer launches in Surrey Heath today. The ‘Collect Smiles’ campaign, run by charity specialists Voluntary Support North Surrey (VSNS), with support from Surrey [...]

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Surrey Heath Volunteer Awards 2023 – nominations now open

25th September 2023

We are delighted to announce that nominations for this year’s Surrey Heath Volunteer Awards are now open! Nominating your volunteers for a Surrey Heath volunteer award is a wonderful way [...]

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What type of organisation are you?

07th September 2023

As part of our Lottery Project, we have been advising a local organisation facing a common dilemma- whether to register as a CIC (community interest company) or a CIO (charitable [...]

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Celebrating International Day of Charity 

05th September 2023

Tuesday 5th September is celebrate International Day of Charity, dedicated to recognising the contribution of charities of all sizes worldwide. Our CEO Solette Sheppardson writes about why this day is [...]

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Celebrating volunteering in Runnymede and Spelthorne – Volunteer Awards 2023 

06th June 2023

We had a fantastic night on Monday 5th June at this year’s Runnymede and Spelthorne Volunteer Awards which were hosted and jointly held with Royal Holloway University, with over 300 [...]

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Building relationships with local businesses 

05th June 2023

Charities – you’re in a strong position, whether you know it or not. Increasingly, businesses are focussing on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – meaning they want to:  Find ways [...]

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Local businesses brave the March weather to make a difference

17th April 2023

It takes a brave team to commit to a day volunteering in March when you never quite know what the weather will throw at you, but brave teams were in [...]

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New drop-in for Ukrainian families and their hosts in Staines

17th April 2023

We are pleased to be launching our next drop-in for Ukrainian families and their hosts in Staines. The drop-ins will run every Thursday evening, 5.30pm – 7pm – a new [...]

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Communities Together North Surrey – Charity Marketplace, 29th June 

12th April 2023

29th June – 11am – 2pm – at Egham Orbit Communities Together North Surrey will bring together groups and voluntary organisations at Egham Orbit on Thursday 29th June. This free [...]

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Raising funds from retailers

05th April 2023

Many high street shops and big brands want to support their local communities. While the grants they offer are often fairly small, they are also often easier to apply for [...]

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