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Could regular volunteering be the key to a long and healthy life? A new study by Harvard University adds weight to the idea that being altruistic can help us live longer Health Society Wellbeing
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‘It’s great to know how much of a difference it’s making to people’ A charity that turns surplus food into meals for hungry people has had to adapt to the lockdown, as one volunteer explains Environment Society
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700,000 people sign up to the NHS coronavirus volunteer army Some 170,000 people signed up overnight on Tuesday, and by Friday evening, more than 700,000 people had answered the call for volunteers to ... Health Society UK
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10 ways to help others during the coronavirus outbreak Stories of people emptying supermarket shelves and duelling over loo roll paint a bleak image of humanity during the Covid-19 outbreak. But ... Health Society UK Wellbeing World
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Activism and volunteering help build character and confidence in teens, says youth group The Duke of Edinburgh Award organisers have identified activities to help young people build character – and call for better support for tea... Lifestyle Society Youth
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Want to volunteer? Five tips on how to begin This week (1-7 June), is UK Volunteers Week, where a spotlight is shone on the contribution that volunteers make to communities. Charlie Gil... Society
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