Volunteering Kirklees have spoken to three local volunteers about their experiences. Here's Graham's story about working with The Welcome Centre.
WHO?: Graham is a Warehouse Volunteer at The Welcome Centre Food Bank in Huddersfield
WHAT?: He drives the van to collect donations and sorts them in the warehouse.
WHEN?: Every Monday morning
WHY?: He was recently retired and new to the area, and wanted to give something to a charity that wasn’t money.
HOW HAS VOLUNTEERING KIRKLEES HELPED?: Graham looked for an opportunity on the Volunteering Kirklees website, applied and was invited for a chat and a tour.
Being new to the area, I’ve been able to make new friends.
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