17 May 2019 | Volunteering blogs
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, this year there’s a focus on body image. We’ve collated a list of organisations where you can volunteer to help people regain control of how they feel about their bodies, and to fight unobtainable beauty standards. We’ve also included some organisations dedicated to improving the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
10 May 2019 | Volunteering blogs
Last week, St Mungo’s hosted an information session with Dot Dot Dot guardians, where they shared the shocking facts on homelessness and how volunteers can get involved to play a crucial role in ending homelessness.
Keen gardeners in our Whitechapel property are turning the rooftop space into a lovely roof garden. Now Spring is here they’ve been working hard on the transformation – check out their progress so far.
25 April 2019 | News and Features
Dot Dot Dot founder, Katharine Hibbert, was recently interviewed on “You and Yours” on BBC Radio 4, where she talked about the benefits of property guardianship and our approach to providing safe, well-managed homes.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated every year on 22nd April to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year’s campaign focuses on protecting our species. Dot Dot Dot guardian, Rebecca, has been volunteering with Virtual Reef Diver to classify coral in thousands of underwater images and contribute to a growing dataset used to monitor the condition of The Great Barrier Reef.
18 April 2019 | Volunteering blogs
Whilst Earth Day may be just one date in your calendar, it’s environmental message mobilises hundreds of millions of people across the globe to bring about a collective fight to regain control over our planet’s deteriorating ecosystem. Discover some crucial organisations where you can volunteer to join the war against the further destruction of our one planet.
Newham is one of our biggest guardian communities, with over 60 Dot Dot Dot guardians from all walks of life living in and around Custom House and Canning Town. Sam has recently moved into the area in East London and shares his experience so far of what it’s like to be a Dot Dot Dot guardian.
5 April 2019 | News and Features
Ensuring property guardians are safe: our response to recent prosecution of a property guardian company
It is part of our mission to raise the standards across the property guardian industry. A story was recently published highlighting bad practice by some of our competitors. Although Dot Dot Dot was not mentioned in the article, we felt it important to clarify some of the points raised in the article and outline our own approach.
28 March 2019 | Volunteering blogs
The International Women’s Day 2019 campaign isn’t just for one day. #BalanceforBetter runs all year long. Gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive, so we’ve picked some amazing organisations that you can volunteer with to support women and girls.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with an amazing local community organisation, Bubble Club. They’ll be making the most of a largely under-used space in our Whitechapel property, to run weekly workshops where people with learning disabilities are supported to plan, organise and deliver the Bubble Club event nights.