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Life As A Dot Dot Dot Property Guardian: Desire

Through living as a Dot Dot Dot Property Guardian, Desire was given the all-important time she needed to put her passion into practice and volunteer with Futurist Women.

19 February 2020 | Spotlight on

‘I’m Ikea’s first female carpenter in the UK and I love it’

Dawn Gladwin, 60, on how she spends money doing up her home but is also renovating a VW camper.

24 January 2020 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Life As A Dot Dot Dot Property Guardian: Alex From Barkingside

Alex tells us what life is like as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian in Barkingside and how he volunteers online to make a positive difference.

27 November 2019 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Philip – Whisper

Upon becoming a Dot Dot Dot property guardian in 2017, Philip was already volunteering regularly for Ugandan children’s charity Whisper. He has now totaled hundreds of hours of time and dedication to supporting Whisper in its delivery of medical care and education to children and communities in Uganda. Hear from Philip on what his remote volunteering role entails, and how this translates to providing real life support on the ground.

23 October 2019 | Community, Spotlight on

Booth Haus Artist Collective

At the beginning of summer this year, a trio of Dot Dot Dot property guardians from Booth House in Whitechapel (Julian, Pete and Mai) put their heads together with two ambitious ideas. Both these ideas took off immediately and Booth Haus was born.

10 October 2019 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Beth – St Mungo’s

It’s World Homeless Day 2019 today, so we touched base with Dot Dot Dot guardian, Beth, based in Oxford, to hear about her volunteering with homelessness charity St Mungo’s. Hear from Beth, on why she chose to volunteer with St Mungo’s, and how she’s been able to draw upon her skills to help people who’ve been affected by homelessness to rebuild their lives.

Spotlight on: Killian – Grove Park Youth Club

Property guardian, Killian, at Grove Park Youth Club tells us about the benefits of guardianship and giving the building a meanwhile purpose whilst the youth club awaits vital funding to re-open.

Spotlight on: Alison – Remembering Not to Forget Part 2

For Dementia Action Week 2019, we catch up with Dot Dot Dot guardian, Alison, to hear about how things are going with her charity, Remembering Not to Forget. Read about the hard work and commitment it takes to run her charity, and the achievements that make it all worth it.

Spotlight on: Rebecca – Virtual Reef Diver

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.

Being a Dot Dot Dot guardian in Newham

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.

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