We couldn’t do what we do without the kind volunteers helping support us.

Meet Our Hero Volunteers!​

Our fantastic team of volunteers are the backbone of the charity, helping Raise provide important services to our staff and patients. Volunteers are vital – now more so than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the stories of our COVID-19 response volunteers…

Volunteer Alex Chase

Alex Chase

“Volunteering has taught me so much about hospitals, humanity and hope; I believe it will be an experience I will carry with me for the rest of my life.”

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Volunteer Dave Salmon

Dave Salmon

“I’ve been here for a few years now, an enjoyable, comfortable role; the hospital works smoothly and seemingly at it’s own pace. Then along came Covid…”

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Volunteer Jane Bartram

Jane Bertram

“I was already very familiar with the wonderful work volunteer services provided to the hospital as I had been taking year 12 students to visit patients for two years.”

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Clara Livingston

“I heard about the response volunteer role and I decided I would love to get involved and do what I could to help the NHS during the pandemic.”

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We’d love to hear from you! Drop us a line and we will look into your request as soon as possible.

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Raise has a small team of paid staff (the Executive team) led by the Charity Director. This is currently Ms Sofia Sheikh who was appointed in December 2019.

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