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We are all so excited to launch our Christmas Appeal to give gift to the vulnerable children and adults we support. Will you help us light up someone’s Christmas? 

We are fundraising to give young care leavers in Sutton a Christmas to remember

UPDATE: Thank you to EVERYONE who has donated to this appeal. We are now full and are no longer accepting any more physical donations.

Volunteers living in Sutton helped deliver more than 5000 food packages to Suttons' vulnerable and severely ill. Marta Rocco, Volunteer Centre Sutton's Volunteer Delivery and Development Manager, explains their role in coordinating volunteers to provide essential support to the shielded community

From managing 150 volunteers to managing 733 volunteers during Covid-19: #SmallCharityBigImpactDay 19th June 2020

Our Volunteering Delivery and Development Manager, Marta Rocco, shares her thoughts on the recent report "The Road Ahead" from the NCVO

Sutton’s Community Awards 2020 celebrates the people who make Sutton a great place to live, work and bring up a family and who have gone above and beyond in the face of COVID-19.

Joint Statement from Alison Navarro, CEO Community Action Sutton, Anita Maullin CEO, Volunteer Centre Sutton, and Nicola Upton, CEO Age UK Sutton

With lockdown easing and shielding guidance changing, you may have concerns about the kind of support you'll be able to access in the next few months. We wanted to assure you that there will continue to be support available for you, no matter what your circumstances. 

Do you know an individual or group that deserves special recognition? Nominate now for Sutton's Community Awards

For the fourth year running, Volunteer Centre Sutton is delighted to support ShareTheMiracle, a community initiative collecting chocolate eggs to donate to those less fortunate at Easter.

Our Young Commissioners help shape Healthwatch Sutton's recent survey into young people and mental health

With this funding, our two organisations will work together to deliver a programme across Sutton’s voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector. We will build and develop the capacity, skills, knowledge and experience of the sector, helping to transform Sutton’s communities.

Reed Business Information (RBI) is serious about corporate responsibility: so serious in fact that they have a global community programme with specialist champions worldwide that supports employee volunteering and giving to make a positive impact on society.

Volunteer Centre Sutton’s Citizens Commissioners are excited to welcome former members of the Sutton Youth Parliament to join them to represent the voice of young residents in the commissioning decisions of Sutton Council.

Volunteer Centre Sutton is the operational name of Sutton Borough Volunteer Bureau | Company type: Charitable incorporated organisation | Company number: CEO19319 | Charity number: 1048978 |