Volunteers Week: Shining a Light on our Volunteer of the Year

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

LeicsCaresAwards2016.1 CarlaEach year at our Annual Awards Celebration we recognize an individual volunteer that has shown outstanding commitment, drive and enthusiasm.  This year the award was presented to Carla Loughrey from, Hinckley & Rugby Building Society. (more…)

National Volunteers Week 2016

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Volunteers-Week-logoToday marks the first day of Volunteers Week 2016, an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK, taking place from the 1-12 June.

In support of this campaign, Leicestershire Cares would like to say thank you to all of our employee volunteers who show outstanding enthusiasm and commitment. (more…)

Martin Smith – Spearing Waite LLP

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Martin Smith – Spearing Waite LLP

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John Bird – Blackbaud Europe

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

John Bird – Blackbaud Europe

John first worked with Leicestershire Cares when he brought his then employer, thankQ, on board as a member in 2011. Over 60% of their staff took part in both regular volunteering activities in schools as well as team challenge days.  Subsequently he joined a working group looking to bring ways to maximise and demonstrate the benefit of Leicestershire Cares membership for member companies.  John became a trustee of Leicestershire Cares in March 2016.
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Terex Pegson Ltd

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Terex Pegson Ltd

We are thrilled to formally welcome Terex Pegson Ltd as one of our latest members.  (more…)

Sytner Group Directors spend a day in the garden

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Team PicA team of 16 volunteers from the Board of Directors at Sytner Group spent a day transforming two areas of the community garden, A Place to Grow in Enderby. The volunteers worked extremely hard painting, crazy paving and gardening and completely redeveloped an area dedicated to children and a second area at the top of the site where they built a wooden retaining wall. (more…)

A Golden Goodbye!

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A Golden Goodbye!

Nicole Watts, Number Partners Project Coordinator for Loughborough University Action Office, was thrilled to receive her Golden Heart Award on 18th May. (more…)

Team Challenge Round Up

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Team PicThank you to all the wonderful employee volunteers who have taken part in Team Challenges over the last few months.

Here’s a snapshot of what they have been up to in the local community and if this inspires YOU, then please get in touch with Sarah, Leona or Raheema to find out more: (more…)

Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016: winners

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

LeicsCaresAwards2016.1Volunteers and their employers who go the extra mile to help charities, community groups and people in need of new opportunities were recognised last night at the Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016, held at City Hall in Leicester.

The businesses and their employees volunteer with Cares, helping ex-offenders into work, school pupils with reading & maths, community groups and charities with Team Challenges that transform buildings and gardens and care leavers with their step towards independence. (more…)

Golden Heart Award

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart Award

We are delighted to announce that Inge Roberts is the latest winner of our Golden Heart award.  (more…)