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“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth”
Muhammad Ali

Agents of hope

Volunteering for a local charity is a transformative journey that not only impacts the lives of others but also enriches our own in countless ways.

It’s an opportunity to be part of something greater than ourselves, to channel our time and talents towards meaningful change in our community.

Through volunteering, we forge connections, build bridges, and create a sense of belonging that transcends individual differences.

Moreover, the act of giving back instils a profound sense of purpose and fulfilment, as we witness the positive impact of our efforts firsthand.

Whether it’s lending a hand to those in need, contributing to a cause we’re passionate about, or simply spreading joy and kindness, volunteering empowers us to be agents of hope and catalysts for positive change.

In the process, we discover the true essence of compassion, generosity, and empathy, and we realize that the greatest gift we can give is the gift of our time and ourselves.

If you would like to get in touch, please email [email protected].

Interview with Uxbridge FM

This interview features Steve Hedley, the founder of Trinity, who was once homeless himself.

Steve shares his journey and how it led him to work in homelessness support for over 30 years.


At SHOC we invite individuals and groups from businesses, churches and community groups to volunteer in our day centre – serving food, working on the gates and managing the reception desk as well as organising our food and clothes store.

Furniture stores

We are always looking for volunteers at our furniture stores in Hayes and Uxbridge. Full manual handling, customer service, and telesales training will be provided.

olympic house

Local businesses, families and individuals are welcome to volunteer with us at Olympic House. We provide dinner for 33 residents every day and volunteers can cook on site using their ingredients & ours or deliver fresh food to us. In the summer months, volunteers can join us in the garden as we are lucky to have a lovely outdoor space for residents to enjoy. Give the Olympic House team a call to organise your visit or for inspiration on how to help!

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