volunteering

Twestival – I’m challenged to wear an I HEART STEVIE G t shirt!

21 March 2010

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a regional co-ordinator for Twestival, the global twitter festival taking place on Thursday 25th March – raising money for Concern. We’re setting a target of £250 for all four of our Twestival UK & Ireland regional co-ordinators to submit themselves to a humiliating challenge for the day. And, my challenge […]

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Twestival – using social media for social good – 25 March 2010

20 March 2010

If ever there was a great example of the power of social media, Twestival is it. Twestival (Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good – this year, having education as its chosen theme. Organised 100% by volunteers, through Twitter, on March 25 2010, hundreds of cities across the world will be hosting events to have […]

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Virgin Media twits twekking for Great Ormond Street

18 June 2009

On 19th June, six of us from Virgin Media will be setting off on a sponsored #trek, raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to fund a state-of-the-art cardiac theatre in the new heart and lung centre for children. The trek will retrace the steps of the Romans and their great feat of engineering […]

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A Christmas with Crisis

31 December 2008

If you read my last blog (spare a thought), you’ll know that this xmas, I decided to volunteer for a fantastic charity called Crisis, helping them support homeless people at a time when they can feel particularly lonely and isolated. Specifically, I volunteered to work out of the Rough Sleepers’ centre looking after homeless people’s […]

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Spare a thought

23 December 2008

This xmas, I’ll be doing something I’ve never done before – and something that I’ve always wanted to do but just didn’t get around to for one reason or another. I’m going to be volunteering for a fantastic charity called Crisis, helping them support homeless people at a time when they can feel particularly lonely […]

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