It's been a great summer for employee volunteering - and now we're thinking about Christmas!

What an amazing summer it’s been! We’ve had over 400 volunteers from local companies out helping their local communities. We’ve created a Special Educational Needs garden for a group of schools in Chessington, helped stock the shelves of foodbanks across London, built planters and garden furniture for community gardens and scythed a wildflower meadow in the soaring 30 degree heat!

Now that the summer sun is starting to fade it doesn’t mean we’ll be slowing down. As the season starts to change and the leaves begin to fall we need volunteers more than ever. Our community partners are looking for companies to provide volunteers in the run up to Christmas to create emergency hampers for those most in need, to help decorate schools and community spaces and to bring some festive cheer to those who may not have a family to spend Christmas with.

Are you currently making plans for your staff Christmas party? Why not come and volunteer before you head off to the pub! Here at TimeBank we volunteer as a team every Christmas, it’s a wonderful way of bringing our teams from different offices together and learning more about colleagues who we may not get to work with very often.  After our volunteering we head to a local restaurant to celebrate and leave the day with a sense of accomplishment having had a great time and worked together to make a real impact in the community.

The sooner you get in touch, the more time we have to find an opportunity that works perfectly for you and your team. To find out more you can reach us on 0207 111 0721 or email employeevolunteering@timebank.org.uk