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Quotes from our volunteers...

  • Group of Macmillan volunteers "Volunteering has allowed me to give something back in my local community. I feel a great sense of achievement when I help someone and it makes my volunteering so worthwhile. We need to continue to promote this valuable service so more people can access the support they need”

 

 

Volunteer at Macmillan drop in
  • “I started volunteering a few years ago as I wanted to do something useful. Volunteering has given me a purpose. It has allowed me to meet new people and make friends in my fellow volunteers”

 

  • “I became involved with Macmillan @ West Dunbartonshire Libraries after retiring from a career in nursing. Having our service in the library gives people a place to come and talk and can help them feel less lonely and anxious”  

 

  • "It takes great courage for people to sit down and talk to us. However, the reward both for them and us is huge. When you see someone smile- you know you’ve made a difference to their life” 
  • “I really enjoy my volunteering. I am part of a great group of people and there is nothing more satisfying when you are able to help someone who comes in to our services” 

 

  • "I became involved with Macmillan @ West Dunbartonshire Libraries after retiring from a career in the NHS. My Macmillan Volunteering gives me a reason to get up in the morning. I now have structure in my life and love being in a caring role again”  
Mauren and Sylvia Macmillan volunteers at Dalmuir Library
  • “Volunteering has definitely lived up to my expectations. I feel like I am giving something back. It is  such a caring service and team”