How you can get involved with voluntary work in Harborough

The Community and Volunteers Fair will return to Market Harborough this year

Friday, 11th June 2021, 5:19 pm
Updated Friday, 11th June 2021, 5:20 pm
Voluntary groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations will again be showcasing the brilliant work they do as the popular Community and Volunteers Fair returns to Market Harborough.

Voluntary groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations will again be showcasing the brilliant work they do as the popular Community and Volunteers Fair returns to Market Harborough

People will have the chance to get involved and find out more about how they can volunteer or help as the event returns to The Square in the town centre from 10am to 4pm on Saturday September 18.

The event, cancelled off last year amid the coronavirus outbreak, is once again being staged by Harborough District Council along with Harborough MP Neil O’Brien.

Neil said: “This is a fantastic event to showcase the invaluable work happening all across the Harborough district.

“After such a difficult year, it is vital that charities, local groups, sports clubs and organisations have the opportunity to find new helpers, reconnect with the public and engage in meaningful conversations for those in need of support.”

Many groups such as LOROS, Spectrum, U3A and VAL will be offering information regarding their services, the resources available to the public, as well as detailing how to get involved with the work that they do as members or volunteers.

Cllr Phil King, who leads Harborough council, said: “During the past year, many residents have stepped up to volunteer whether simply by supporting friends and neighbours - or in a more formal capacity.

“As life returns to normal, we hope that public enthusiasm for volunteering can be harnessed by the many groups and charities that still need people to get involved with their excellent causes.”

Any charities or organisations interested in taking part in the fair can contact [email protected] for more information.