5 valuable skills volunteers bring to The Vegan Society’s fundraising

| July 23, 2018

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For National Volunteer Week this year, I spent some time reflecting on the volunteers we have, and what life at The Vegan Society would be like without them. It turns out we simply couldn’t operate the skills we get from our volunteer base are truly invaluable. Over 2016/17, 11.9 million people formally volunteered once a month in the UK that’s just over 18% of the entire population. At The Vegan Society, volunteers outnumber staff 20:1, providing us with a force of passion and expertise many people would envy hugely. We never forget what volunteers help us achieve, especially when it comes to our ability to effectively fundraise and do right by our donors.

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