Category: Spotlight on

11 September 2020 | Spotlight on

Spotlight on: Stuart – Changing Horizons

Read Dot Dot Dot guardian Stuart’s story to discover how through running his charity, Changing Horizons, he has been able to help thousands of people access the right support to improve their mental health.

20 August 2020 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Elizabeth – Women in Localization

Dot Dot Dot guardian, Elizabeth, tells her volunteering story as part of our Summer Series.

Life as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian: Kechinaeke from High Wycombe

Kechinaeke talks decorating on a budget, how she began the search for a volunteering opportunity she loves, and why being a Dot Dot Dot guardian has positively changed her life. 

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.

17 September 2019 | Community, Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

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.

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