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Volunteer stories

See for yourself the different ways that our brilliant volunteers keep the joy alive.

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Kirsty offers support to a family in Aberdeen as a CHAS Home Support volunteer.

Kirsty explains how supporting with housework makes an impact on the family that she supports and on her.

Kirsty's story
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31 year old, Ellie, lives in Renton and has been volunteering at Robin House in Balloch for just over a year.

We caught up with her to find out what being a volunteer means to her and hear about her experiences with CHAS.

Ellie's Story
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George has been volunteering in the CHAS shop in Kinross since 2018.

George has gained confidence and key experiences to add to his CV through volunteering with CHAS.

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Beth - Complementary Therapist

Beth is a complementary therapist volunteer at Rachel House.

Beth runs her own therapy business and donates her unique skills and talents to make a real impact on families.

Beth's Story
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Niamh - Kitchen Volunteer & Letter Writer

Niamh started volunteering for CHAS in 2019 as a kitchen volunteer at Rachel House.

During the pandemic, Niamh has volunteered as a letter writer and sends regular letters to two young people who are supported by CHAS.

Niamh's story
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George first got involved with CHAS in 2018 as a fundraising group member.

In 2021 George started volunteering as a Virtual Challenges Ambassador. This involves encouraging and cheering on those taking part in a challenge event on Facebook.

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Tracy - Volunteer

Tracy has been volunteering with CHAS for almost 20 years.

Hear about Tracy's experiences with CHAS and how volunteering has changed over the past two decades.

Tracy's story

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