Volunteer opportunities with TuffCycle

Volunteer opportunities with TuffCycle

Everyone knows that volunteering is a hugely beneficial activity to take part in. Some of the benefits include making a difference to your local community, boosting your skills, meeting new people and improving your wellbeing. With all of these advantages, you can see why so many people are keen to get involved. There are so many volunteering positions available that everyone can find something that will suit their wants and needs.

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TuffCycle Love: Save Our Sandwiches @ Sheffield Students’ Union

TuffCycle Love: Save Our Sandwiches @ Sheffield Students’ Union

In a bid to tackle food waste at the University of Sheffield, a group of bright-minded students came up with the idea for Save Our Sandwiches. The concept was to save surplus food on campus from being thrown away when it was still perfectly edible. Save Our Sandwiches began collecting food in 2015, running daily collections from the union cafe, Coffee Revolution. Now volunteers collect surplus food across the campus, and redistribute it to those in need. 

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TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

REACH Homes are a non-profit social enterprise based in Sheffield that converts shipping containers into affordable housing solutions. Since opening their prototype home on Richards Road, Heeley City Farm in January, REACH Homes have gained substantial interest from the public. After presenting to the UK Steel Enterprise judges last month, they have received a further £10,000 investment and have an ever-growing waiting-list of potential buyers.

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Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Of this one in ten, a fifth say they have been homeless in the last five years. Yet, despite this, the issue of homelessness is still so often ignored and pushed to the corners of public consciousness.

Our project focuses on three things: work experience, employability skills and creating opportunities…

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TuffCycle and The Wosskow Brown Foundation

TuffCycle and The Wosskow Brown Foundation

Having received vital support from various businesses and individuals during their conception in 1989, Wosskow Brown is an organisation that intimately understands the need for organisations to receive support in order to realise their potential.

In having reached their 25th anniversary as successful Wosskow Brown Solicitors, the organisations’ partners decided to exemplify and expand their commitment to supporting local communities and individuals by proudly launching the Wosskow Brown Foundation.

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