Blog posts about Fundraising
Courageous Keith conquers KilimanjaroHow 62-year-old Keith Davies achieved a long-held goal by trekking Africa’s highest mountain for VSO, overcoming huge challenges and personal tragedy on the way.
Val's marathon effortWhen keen runner and VSO volunteer Val Desborough secured a place in the 2018 London Marathon, she saw an opportunity to combine her two worlds.
Wedding bells for two volunteers who met in Sri LankaBeth Griffin and Jo Coombs volunteered in Sri Lanka together as occupational therapists. They became great friends, and then fell in love when they returned. Five years later, they decided to tie the knot.
Meet the 96-year-old who helped raise £50,000 for VSO
Over the past 40 years, Gwen Owen has helped raise an estimated £50,000 for VSO, supporting better education, health and livelihoods for the world's least privileged people. Gwen says collecting for a good cause isn't just satisfying, it's keeping her young.
How to maximise your fundraising efforts this summer
If you want to fundraise for a volunteering placement or charity close to your heart, summer is the perfect time to do so. We've just discovered Altruism Ireland and are encouraging our volunteers to set up donation pages with this platform.
Change things up a gear in 2019: Cycle the RideLondon 100 for VSO
Paul Phillips was just an ordinary commuter cyclist before the RideLondon 100. A year on, he's attempting it again for VSO.