We have been busy making short videos of our projects volunteers and clients and hope that you find the “straight from the horse’s mouth” accounts of their lives as inspiring as we do.  We’d like to thank  everyone that gave their time and were so honest about their experiences.

Without our funders, we wouldn’t be able to deliver our projects.  The fact they recognise our work by putting their hand in their pockets and trusting VASL to deliver means a lot to us.  In particular we would like to thank:

Leicestershire County Council for funding our Support For Carers Project and Car Scheme

The Big Lottery for giving us five years funding to support Community Champions

Children in Need for supporting our Young Carers Activity Club

We’d also like to thank the people that donate to VASL to keep the wheels in motion. As you can see from the videos of the people we help – it means a lot to them and helps  change their lives for the better.

This first video gives an overall view of all projects.

VASL Support For Carers

We offer lots of different ways of supporting carers; here, Pat explains a few of the ways we can help.

Heather’s Story

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Judy cared for Don for many years and they made this poignant film

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VASL – Support For Carers – Linda’s Story

Linda cared for her husband for many years and although he eventually went into a care home she still devoted her time to him. After he died, Linda found re-building her life a challenge

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As Philip says, there isn’t any training you do to become a carer; you just become one due to your circumstances

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Anthony is one of our Support for Carers telephone befrienders

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VASL Young Carers Activity Club

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VASL – Community Champions

Christine’s story

Christine has been volunteering for us, visiting isolated people, and has found it a bit of an eye opener

Alan gets a lot out of volunteering for Community Champions

Tom’s Story

Tom is one of VASL’s car scheme volunteer drivers but he also asked if our Community Champions project could pair him up with one of their Digital volunteers to teach him a little bit about the Digital world.

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Dot is one of our car scheme drivers and loves volunteering

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Joyce uses our car scheme

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VASL CAR SCHEME  David is one of our volunteer drivers

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Roy uses our Car Scheme

VASL Leicestershire Maureen, VASL Charity Manager, chats about how VASL is doing and future plans

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All videos are subject to copyright and owned by VASL. Any reproduction or republication of all or part of any of these video is expressly prohibited, unless VASL has explicitly granted its prior written consent All other rights reserved.
The VASL name and those volunteers appearing in these video may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate sponsorship or affiliation with any product or service, without prior express written permission from VASL.
Neither VASL, nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering information and material via this video, shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of or inability to use this video, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.

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