Volunteero of the Week

Read about some of our most active and engaged volunteers to understand who they are and their motivations.


November 7, 2020
When Sage Accounting offered to loan its interested employees as phone-befriending volunteers for Age U.K., Tony happily accepted. Asking open-ended questions and listening intently are both skills...
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Ged & Pat

October 11, 2020
Ged and his wife Pat are a Volunteero dynamic duo. A power couple married for 52 years, they have a long history of giving back to their community. For eleven years, they participated in a...
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September 18, 2020
Gary was supposed to be celebrating his 50th birthday this year on the Las Vegas strip before COVID put a stop to his plans. Instead of dwelling on the negative, he chose to...
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September 12, 2020
Dom is a rockstar befriender. Working in printing since age sixteen, he has morphed from a heavy metal musician to a fitness advocate humanitarian. His early years were spent in England’s town of...
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September 2, 2020
One of Sarah’s befriended was a woman who had recently been through a lot. She had fallen, been hospitalized for pneumonia, and had just experienced her husband being admitted to a care home. But...
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August 27, 2020
After the passing away of her father last autumn, an Age U.K. volunteer began calling her mum weekly. As the two women still remain close and call regularly, Charlotte decided to pay forward...
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