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This year’s #VolunteersWeek has been as big a week of thanks and recognition as ever. In fact, the impact of the pandemic reminds us even more of the power of volunteers, to connect with others, to give and share experiences, to make a difference in the lives of others, to bring diversity of views to…

Tweet A few years ago, I did some charity work in a Ghanaian village. To show their appreciation, the villages put on entertainment for the volunteers. On Sunday it was a game of football. One evening, they taught us all their local games – some requiring mental agility, some requiring physical agility and some requiring…

Tweet Share We’re taking our Type 1 Essentials campaign to the House of Commons on June 5 and we want you to join us. We’re looking for children with Type 1 diabetes and their families who would like to travel to Westminster to meet their MP and talk about the issues you face when it…

We have a blog today from Rob. Rob has Type 1 diabetes and is a regular volunteer on our Healthy Lifestyle Roadshows. He’s kindly written about why he volunteers for us and why our Roadshows are so important. After Rob’s post, we’re also sharing the winners of our “name the Roadshow buses” competition that we…