BVSC staff complete Team Challenge at St. Peter’s Housing Association

Everyone worked tirelessly throughout the day. There was a mixture of planting hanging baskets, clay pots, troughs and a bedding area with lots of colourful plants - as well as clearing overgrown greenery.

Volunteering opportunities with the National Trust in Birmingham

In 2020 the National Trust will celebrate 125 years since it was formed. It has grown into the UK’s largest charity looking after and caring for some of the UK’s leading historic places, sites...

Social isolation: Citizens rewarded for “life-changing” work

The Ageing Better Awards recognised the everyday people who were the "driving force" behind a "life-changing" scheme helping almost 5,000 Brummies aged 50+.

Another busy year for BVSC’s Team Challenge

2019 has been another busy year for BVSC’s Team Challenge programme. Between May and November we have facilitated eight challenges across the city, and the work of our wonderful corporate volunteers has made a...

Bloomin’ Brum Campaign Gets Backing of Birmingham Civic Society

The Social Action Campaign is part of the UpRising Birmingham leadership programme for 18-25 year olds.

‘Multiplying’ a free online training platform to positively impact volunteer management

14 organisations recently gathered in Birmingham to hear more about the Levol-app project and the innovative platform on Volunteer Management. The Levol-app project has entered its final stretch and the online platform, available in five...

Befriending unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people

Birmingham Community Hosting have received some glowing testimonies to the power of good this befriending scheme has brought not just our young people - but also to the adults that befriend them.

People at Home Urged to Take Part in Art Project

To celebrate the 110th anniversary of John Taylor Hospice, people are being invited to use their time at home to unleash their creative energy and be part of a unique artwork

John Taylor Hospice’s first charity shop attracts crowds

Birmingham’s John Taylor Hospice has opened its first charity shop in its hundred year history – right in the heart of Erdington.

Fundraising family step up to support charities during lock down

A kind-hearted family has embarked upon on a series of fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for John Taylor Hospice and Motor Neurone Disease Association to thank the charities for providing much-needed care for their dad.