Step Forward and Volunteer
Step Forward and Volunteer - May 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer - May 2022

May 11, 2022

In the latest episode of Step Forward and Volunteer, we welcome Radu Cristea from the Lions Club of Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania in Romania to talk about setting up a shelter for Ukrainian refugees and also travelling into Ukraine by road to deliver humanitarian aid. Following on, Serhii Denisenko, a member of Kyiv Lions, explains how aid is being coordinated and distributed in Ukraine with the support of Lions Clubs across the globe.

Step Forward and Volunteer - April 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer - April 2022

April 13, 2022

In the latest episode of Step Forward and Volunteer, we welcome Pam Edwards, Sue Saunders and Sharon Webb from Bexhill Lions. They have created green fairy trails in local woodlands, with this fun idea helping children learn about protecting the environment. We also hear all about the Lion’s Den, a community shed in Keighley, West Yorkshire, which has provided a space for individuals to come together, talk, create, have fun and reduce loneliness and isolation.

Step Forward and Volunteer - March 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer - March 2022

March 9, 2022

In the latest episode of Step Forward and Volunteer, we speak with Nurse Sophie from Marie Curie. Over the last 10 years, Lions has helped raise close to £975,000 for the charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal, and Sophie shares her experiences of providing care and support for people affected by terminal illness. We also hear all about the Pirbright Nurture Farm, a community project supported by Guildford Lions, with Michael Eagle and Dan Smith telling the story.

Step Forward and Volunteer is a monthly podcast from Lions Clubs British Isles featuring stories, information and discussion about local community volunteering. Through conversations with inspirational guests, Step Forward and Volunteer celebrates the positive difference volunteering makes to communities across the British Isles and beyond.

Step Forward and Volunteer - February 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer - February 2022

February 9, 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer is a monthly podcast from Lions Clubs British Isles featuring stories, information and discussion about local community volunteering. Through conversations with inspirational guests, Step Forward and Volunteer celebrates the positive difference volunteering makes to communities across the British Isles and beyond.

In this latest episode, we speak with 2021 Young Ambassador award winner for Lions Clubs British Isles Ellie-Mae Banks. Ellie-Mae discusses the Young Ambassador programme and what young people can gain from volunteering in their communities. We also hear from Cynthia Lines, who opens her beautiful garden in Leicestershire to the public to raise funds for local charities with the support of fellow Hinckley and Burbage Lions.

Step Forward and Volunteer - January 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer - January 2022

January 12, 2022

Step Forward and Volunteer is a monthly podcast from Lions Clubs British Isles featuring stories, information and discussion about local community volunteering. Through conversations with inspirational guests, Step Forward and Volunteer celebrates the positive difference volunteering makes to communities across the British Isles and beyond.

In this latest episode, Ian Snell from Paignton Lions talks about the recent Walk into the Sea fundraiser. Ian is a professional photographer, and he tells listeners what makes a great image. This is followed by an exclusive conversation with wheelchair tennis superstar Alfie Hewett, who has been supported by Acle and Brundall Lions in Norfolk since the start of his career.

Step Forward and Volunteer - December 2021

Step Forward and Volunteer - December 2021

December 7, 2021

Step Forward and Volunteer is a monthly podcast from Lions Clubs British Isles featuring stories, information and discussion about local community volunteering. Through conversations with inspirational guests, Step Forward and Volunteer celebrates the positive difference volunteering makes to communities across the British Isles and beyond.

In our first episode, Bolton Lions member Mandy Broadbent discusses the continued success of the club's annual Christmas Toy Appeal, and fundraising experts Amanda Horton-Mastin and Nick Gardner share some tips to access grant funding.

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