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Apps to Help Your Wellbeing

    We've been working on the Wokingham Health & Wellbeing Boar ince April 2018, which means that for the past 7 months, we've been trying to share to share helpful tips and tricks on ways people across Wokingham Borough (and beyond!) can keep themselves happy and...

Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

    ‘Be the change you want to see in the world’ ~ Mahatma Gandhi   Whether you want to do your part or make your mark, there are many great reasons to volunteer. And those that benefit from your help will just be happy you did, no matter the reason. 1. It's Good for...

Bracknell’s Summer of Fun

    Throughout August, we have attended some of Bracknell Town Council's Summer of Fun Events & as well as various other events & fêtes. These are on every year at various locations across Bracknell Forest to highlight the work of local organisations & to entertain...

Fancy Getting Involved This Summer?

    Local organisations are always in need of a helping hand, and at involve, we constantly get requests to advertise volunteering roles. The summer holidays are a great chance for you to start getting involved in some voluntary work within the community. You'll be...

People’s Health Trust Funding Opportunity

    New funding available for local groups in Wokingham, West Berkshire, Reading, Windsor and Maidenhead, Slough and Bracknell Forest. Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for...

Volunteer Week 2018

    #VolunteersWeek has taken place again this year from 1st till 7th June 2018. There have been so many charities & organisations sharing their events & saying thank you in and around Bracknell & the surrounding area, and across the rest of the UK, through Social...

Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival 2018

    On March 24th 2018 we had our third annual Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival. Hosted at Bracknell and Wokingham College again, there were so many charities and organisations sharing their culture, it was the perfect way to show the diversity that exists within...

£15,000 Donation from Waitrose for Volunteer Passport Scheme

involve were delighted to receive a fantastic donation of £15,000 from Waitrose head office last week to contribute to the continuous growth and development of the Volunteer Passport Scheme. This support will enable the scheme to continue for the next 2-3 years and...

Thank You to all our Recent Corporate Volunteers

At involve received a lorry load of toys from a group who sadly closed down.  Thanks to the help of some amazing corporate companies, we have managed to get the majority of the toys distributed to local groups in Bracknell. This message is a heartfelt and a special...

Twitter Volunteering Advent 2017

For the first 24 days of December 2017, we created our own advent calendar to count down to Christmas by showcasing local volunteering opportunities for various charities. Here's a summary of the organisations showcased, what opportunities they have available and how...

Befriending Christmas Party 2017

On the afternoon of Monday December 11th 2017 we had an event for people who are part of our befriending scheme. It was a chance for our elderly clients to get out and meet other people like them, while enjoying good music and food. We had performances from the...

Self Care Week 2017

Self care means keeping fit and healthy, as well as knowing how to take medicines, treat minor ailments and seek help when you need it. If you have a long term condition, self care is about understanding that condition and how to live with it. This week, 13th - 19th...

Celebrating Volunteer Passport Milestone

On Friday, October 6th, involve held a lunch event at Easthampstead Baptist Church, Bracknell, to celebrate the Volunteer Passport as it reached 100 passport holders and approached its first year as an active scheme. Volunteers and Partner organisations were present...

The Lexicon Opens in Bracknell

As we're sure most of you are now aware, yesterday (7th September 2017) was the grand opening of Bracknell's new shopping arena, The Lexicon. Thousands attended and it was busy all day and into the late evening. This means our town centre now has lots of new, snazzy...

Volunteer Passport Scheme Nearing 100 Users

Our Volunteer Passport Scheme was set up last year to connect local charitable & voluntary groups with volunteers, and we now have nearly 100 Passport Holders! These volunteers have access to local training opportunities thanks to the scheme and are using their newly...

People’s Health Trust Local Funding Opportunity

Did you know…? The poorer you are, the more likely you are to die younger The poorest people are likely to die 7 years earlier than the majority of the population They are likely to experience additional disabilities for 20 years more than the majority of the...

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