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Volunteers' Week 2019

Volunteers' Week 2019

This year’s theme is #EveryHourCounts. We’ll be sharing stories of people affected by diabetes who have been helped by our volunteers.

It’s our chance to say thank you to our army of 6,500 volunteers who give 100,000 hours of time a year to people living with diabetes. Share your message of thanks this week, on email, in person or on social media, using #EveryHourCounts

Thank a volunteer on Facebook

Say thanks on Twitter

Share your message on Instagram

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Volunteers' Week takes place 1 - 7 June. It's our chance to say thank you to all our volunteers.

Share your message of thanks on twitter

Say thanks on Twitter

Celebrate our army of amazing volunteers this week. Share your messages of thanks to an incredible volunteer on Twitter.
Volunteer Sarah and Tris story

"Sarah's the best thing to come out of diabetes."

"I am incredibly lucky to have met Sarah and out of diabetes has come great things – music and friendship."
volunteer Zahoor is a community champion

"I want to help others with Type 2 diabetes."

"When I come home after talking to people I sleep well knowing that I am doing what I was meant to do."
volunteer spotlight stories

Volunteer Spotlight

Our monthly feature celebrating our amazing volunteers from all across the UK.
Volunteer in your area

Volunteer in your area

Your time stretched further with opportunities close to home.Find out how your skills match our rewarding roles.
Ways to volunteer

Ways to volunteer

Office volunteer, online forum host, speaking at events - these are just some of the ways to get involved. Find out how your skills match our rewarding roles.
inspire awards

Our Inspire Awards celebrate our volunteers

See our volunteers who go above and beyond for people living with diabetes.
volunteer for Diabetes UK

Our new Volunteer Strategy

Check out our volunteering vision for the next few years.
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