George Thomson

What's catching my eye and what's making me animated? Through posts, video animations and even comic strips I'll provide you with my take on volunteering.  

11 May 2017
Blog, George Thomson, May, 2017

Can I have a minute to talk about the #VolunteersWeekScot Thunderclap? Volunteers' Week 2017 is only 3 weeks away. Help us say ‘thank you’ to Scotland’s volunteers & support our #VolunteersWeekScot thunderclap.

3 May 2017
Blog, George Thomson, May, 2017

Can I have a minute to talk about Glasgow 2018? More than 3,000 people will welcome athletes, officials, media and spectators to the new event being staged in Glasgow and across Scotland between 2 – 12 August 2018.

6 February 2017
Blog, 2017, February, George Thomson

I was a guest of David Duke on Friday to a presentation about the Change Centre – an incredible vision and discipline for bringing about change for people who need a home and have lost a lot in their lives...

5 December 2016
Blog, George Thomson, 2016, December

Today is International Volunteer Day and an opportunity to recognise the global nature of voluntary action.

18 November 2016
Blog, George Thomson, 2016, November

#iwill is a great volunteer pledge full of possibilities. It’s inspiring and challenging. Before making it you might first say; I'm willing!

30 September 2016
Blog, George Thomson, 2016, September

This week saw the publication of the SHS research findings of the state of volunteering in Scotland.

23 August 2016
Blog, George Thomson, 2016, August

The London 2012 Games, and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games were both phenomenal volunteer successes. Its a real concern from media reports that not all is well with the Rio volunteer programme...

25 July 2016
Blog, George Thomson, July, 2016

Does the words, adventure, international, fun, learning, friendship, excitement, memories make you feelgood?

20 July 2016
Blog, George Thomson, July, 2016

This story caught my eye. It takes the subject of litter to a new level, what with a volunteer having a refuse lorry named after him - for services rendered!

12 July 2016
Blog, George Thomson, 2016, July

Mel Young President of the Homeless World Cup addressed an audience of supporters in the Glasgow City Chambers next to the George Square venue for the 2016 Homeless World Cup.