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International Women’s Day

International Women's Day, Dot Dot Dot, social impact, women making impact

Since International Women’s Day last year, we’ve housed 179 women who are making an incredible social impact. Together, these women have contributed 15,134 hours of voluntary work to a range of charities in the UK, Poland and further afield. That’s 179 women giving almost a quarter of a million pounds of work to 182 different… Read More

22 February 2023 | Guardian stories, Volunteering

Spotlight on Sam: Creating connections through volunteering

Dot Dot Dot property guardian, Sam, volunteering.

As a video producer and communications consultant in the social sector, Sam has had the opportunity to work with non-profit organisations in Ireland, the UK and Sub Saharan Africa. Through volunteering as part of his Dot Dot Dot guardianship, Sam has been able to offer his skills to organisations that couldn’t otherwise afford his services…. Read More

26 January 2023 | Volunteering

Three volunteering opportunities in east London

Volunteering opportunities in east London

Our community of guardians in east London is growing. With lots of new properties becoming available in Poplar, we thought we’d share some great volunteering opportunities in east London. Every month, our guardians each spend at least 16 hours volunteering for a cause they care about. In 2022, our east London guardians collectively contributed 5,044… Read More

7 December 2022 | Making a space a home

DIY Christmas decoration ideas that don’t cost a fortune

If you’re looking for ways to decorate your space without breaking the bank, then we’ve got your back! Check out our three favourite DIY Christmas decoration ideas that are inexpensive, good for the planet and will get you feeling festive. Make your own baubles Don’t fear! This is actually much simpler than it sounds. You’ll… Read More

31 October 2022 | Guardian stories, Volunteering

Spotlight on Jessica: Knitting hats for newborns

Our property guardian, Jessica, volunteers by knitting hats for newborns.

While working as a student midwife, Jessica came across Bliss, a charity that supports parents and babies in neonatal care. After becoming a Dot Dot Dot property guardian, she started volunteering with the organisation. Jessica now knits hats and delivers them to local hospitals for premature newborns to wear.

19 August 2022 | Guardian stories

World Entrepreneur Day: The positive power of online gaming

World entrepreneur day

At Dot Dot Dot, we house some truly innovative guardians who have made a real difference to their communities. To celebrate World Entrepreneur Day, we’re highlighting the work of Daniel who set up his own social enterprise during his time as a property guardian with us. Daniel previously enjoyed volunteering at a local furniture store…. Read More

28 July 2022 | Guardian stories, Volunteering

Spotlight on Isabella: Creating a ‘better future for the children of today’

Since becoming a property guardian, Isabella, who lives in one of our Letchworth properties, has focused her voluntary efforts on supporting children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Ghana with community interest company, Visibility Africa. Discover how Isabella’s travels to the country have shaped her voluntary work. Improving the wellbeing of vulnerable children Our Letchworth-based guardian, Isabella… Read More

20 July 2022 | Property management

Providing live-in security for Women’s Pioneer Housing

Women’s Pioneering Housing is a social housing provider for women. With a rich feminist history and over a century of experience, they are a leading voice for women’s housing, and actively work to highlight gender inequality in the sector. Having worked successfully with us in the past, Women’s Pioneer Housing has appointed Dot Dot Dot… Read More