27 November 2019
As the CEO of Octopus Investments, and with two children under the age of three, Ruth Handcock has a hectic schedule. So how – and why – does she make time for volunteering? We spoke to Ruth about her ...
29 October 2019
Deb designed an eye catching visual identity for Barefeet Theatre’s annual festival in Zambia
25 October 2019
Emma Ryan shares the most memorable experiences from her volunteering placement in Laos.
29 August 2019
Emma Ryan spent a month in Laos raising funds for a disabled women’s charity.
09 August 2019
As a charity coordinator and volunteer, Claire has devoted a lot of her time to helping others.
27 June 2019
Claire Cunningham shares the highs and lows from time spent helping vulnerable children in Zambia.
24 June 2019
After a successful month-long volunteer placement, Felicia shares her top five memories.
20 June 2019
Felicia from Octopus spent a month in Myanmar with educational charity Prospect Burma
12 June 2019
Caldon organised and ran a half marathon on a cold February day to raise money for Groundwork.
12 May 2019
Volunteering champion Szilvia helps two charities – CALM and Downright Excellent.
01 May 2019
Being determined to make the world a better place to live means sometimes getting your hands dirty. Just ask the team at Octopus Energy, who are mucking in on a mission to plant 10,000 trees around the UK. ...
01 April 2019
Claire worked with Barefeet Theatre to help vulnerable street kids.
29 March 2019
Charlotte and Aoife cooked up a Pancake Day storm for Downright Excellent.
08 January 2019
Claire Cunningham tells us about her volunteer placement with The International Exchange.
24 October 2018
Don’t forget your older neighbours this winter, says South London Cares.
06 September 2018
Chloe Allan shares learnings from her five-week placement with Chance for Change in Malawi.
09 August 2018
We asked Greatwood about their programme for people suffering the impact of trauma.
07 August 2018
Amira Mansour tells us what she learned during her volunteer placement in Recife, Brazil.
19 July 2018
Amira Mansour volunteered for a Brazilian charity on behalf of Octopus Giving. This is her story.