Hear it from our guardians

We regularly hear from our guardians about what they’ve been up to, whether that’s about volunteering or making their space feel homely. Below you can find some of the entries from the guardian spotlight section of our blog, and you can hear plenty more from our guardians on our social media pages:

 

 

26 February 2021 | Spotlight on

Life as a Dot Dot Dot guardian: Mahmoud, Oxford

Dot Dot Dot guardian, Mahmoud, explores how guardianship has given him the means to support his community through the pandemic by offering free home-cooked meals in Oxford.

29 January 2021 | Spotlight on

Life as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian: Tom, east London

Dot Dot Dot guardian, Tom, explores how guardianship has given him the freedom to pursue his goals, develop skills he didn’t know he had and live in an area of London he loves.

18 December 2020 | Spotlight on

Spotlight on: Tom – what it’s like to volunteer for Samaritans

“Volunteering for Samaritans is extremely rewarding. You sense you’ve made a difference at the most basic level – you have been there for someone.” Dot Dot Dot guardian, Tom, tells of his experience of volunteering with Samaritans.

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.