Boost for mental health & disability volunteering!
Voluntary Action Islington has received a £5,000 grant from the Santander Foundation to fund a project run by young volunteers that helps other young people with mental health issues and disabilities to get involved in volunteering.
The grant was provided from the Foundation’s Community Plus initiative which provides grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help disadvantaged people in local communities.
The donation will support 40 young people to get involved in volunteering and to improve prospects of employment. It will recruitment, helping people to find a volunteering opportunity that will make the best sue of their skills and experience and accompanying people to induction events and meetings.
For details or media please contact 0207 832 5800.