Volunteers' week

Heidi, TimeBank's resident PR guru volunteers at  The Connections at St MartinsVW2010_logoonly in central London.  She helps out in their activities room, making sure people can access the computers to find a hostel, apply for a job or simply surf the net for free.

She says,

"It’s really opened my eyes to the reasons why people can become homeless too, which makes me think very differently when I pass a homeless person in the street now. It was hard at the beginning, very emotional but I deal with my emotions better now and enjoy talking to them just like anyone else, or playing a game of scrabble or helping someone be patient and calm when trying to piece a puzzle together."