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.
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.
Hear from Dot Dot Dot guardian and team member, Desire, about her volunteering with Futurist Women. She’s been involved with the launch of the social enterprise, aiming to tackle unemployment amongst young women in and around Africa.
Dot Dot Dot guardians in Abbey Wood totted up a total of 442 hours for Crossness Engines Trust in 2018. The charity was set up in 1987 to restore engines that represent a unique part of Britain’s industrial heritage and Victorian engineering. A large part of the restoration work so far has been carried out entirely by the volunteer workforce.
James has been a Dot Dot Dot guardian for just over a year, and so far has dedicated over 260 hours – the equivalent of a full month of work – to help create positive change in communities in London. Find out more about his volunteering with Doorstep Library.
Angela became a Dot Dot Dot guardian in summer 2018, and has since totted up a total of 438 hours volunteering at Cavendish School in south east London. We asked Angela about her highlights and proudest moments of her volunteering experience so far.
Since becoming a Dot Dot Dot guardian in spring 2018, James has volunteered for over 70 hours for good causes. Find out more about the work he has been doing with Chatter Chamber and how being a Dot Dot Dot guardian has helped his volunteering.
Our High Barnet guardian, Carl, leads a double life as Santa! And he needs your help!
Since becoming a Dot Dot Dot guardian, Diana, based in West London, has set up ‘Too Much of a Person’, a project to empower self identifying women and non-binary people and provide a safe space for participants to talk, listen and learn from each other’s experiences.
In this week’s blog, Simon talks about his volunteering and a great event that he was involved in!