OUR SUPPORT GROUPS
Meet some of our volunteers and find out why they help Brain Tumour Support and what volunteering means to them.
And if you have a volunteering story of your own that you would like to share with us please tell us here.
"Volunteering makes us both feel humble when we hear other people’s stories and it makes us feel understood when we relay our own," say John and Tina
Jeanette says fundraising is better than Valium!
Sue loves talking to people and raising awareness of brain tumours. She has been on the radio twice and hopes to get on the telly!
Chris has been volunteering for us since 2011. He does a variety of jobs including helping in the office and at events. He even walks the office dog.
Ellen and Kev enjoy raising awareness of brain tumours and Brain Tumour Support because their Brain Tumour Support Group means so much to them.
Julie vowed to help brain tumour patients after her mum died of a brain tumour. Now she is there to give a listening ear to patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
Chelsea regularly helps out at our Staffordshire Support Group and has found the experience rewarding and eye-opening.
Natalie has volunteered in our offices in Thornbury. Her experience has given her confidence and helped her develop valuable skills.
Having been a brain tumour patient himself, John sees his volunteering work with Brain Tumour Support as a way of 'giving something back'.
Hev had to leave her nursing career due to a brain tumour diagnosis and is now passionate about raising awareness and making a difference for others.
Through volunteering in our offices, Jane has found a great sense of purpose and also made many new friends.