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£1000 Award for Befriending Scheme from L&G Homes!

    We have been awarded £1000 towards our befriending scheme by Legal & General Homes!Thanks to the recognition and support from L&G Homes, involve is able to continue to support hundreds of older, isolated people in the Bracknell Forest community...

Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival 2019

    The halls of Bracknell and Wokingham College were filled with hundreds of bright and excited faces last weekend, who had come together to celebrate diversity with us! On Saturday 23rd March, we ran our fourth annual Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival,...

New Cancer Support Network Set Up in Wokingham

    Have you, or has someone you know, been struggling with cancer? A Cancer Support Network has been set up by a local charity, involve Community Services, for people in Wokingham who have been or are currently affected by cancer.The aim of the project is...

Improving Local Residents Health & Wellbeing

    Did you know that 20% of GP appointments are spent dealing with non-medical issues? Wasted time and resources is a big problem within the NHS right now because people don’t know which health services are appropriate for their condition or problem. There...

Do Good December

    Merry Christmas!! We hope you're all having a lovely time during this festive season; everyone in the Voluntary & Community Sector has worked so hard in 2018! Let's all try and work even harder in 2019 to make sure we keep developing and improving...

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...

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....

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

£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...

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