Stories

Make a big difference to someone's life

June 13th, 2016
"Our charity, Kaleidoscope, with support from Herts County Council, started up a youth mentoring scheme in 2007 for the very first time.  Over the years, we have mentored and befriended lots of indivi… Read more

"Helping people helps me"

May 9th, 2016
I was referred to Time Bank by the job centre after I was made redundant, this was 12 months ago. Helping people in their gardens was definitely something I was immediately drawn to. It fitted in with… Read more

Meet new people and gain confidence

May 9th, 2016
Janet joined Timebank in August 2015. She wanted to offer her crafting skills and to meet new people. It was suggested to her that she was the main contact to set up the Stevenage Knit and Natter grou… Read more

Lunchtime Helper

May 9th, 2016
“After retiring I wanted to stay active and give something back to the community. I was particularly passionate about homelessness and wanted to do something small that would be helpful. I decided to … Read more

Waste Not Want Not

May 9th, 2016
“I have been volunteering for a few weeks and am thoroughly enjoying my role. I love gardening and unfortunately do not have a garden of my own so it has provided me with the opportunity to use my ski… Read more