Meet some of our volunteers

Edna’s Story

Edna is 80 years old. She has volunteered with Home-Start for 15 years and has changed the lives of hundreds of people. On Mother’s Day, Edna went to the cinema with her family. Watch what happened when she found out she was really the star of the show and was unexpectedly reunited with the families […]

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Meet Trudi

I’m originally from Wolverhampton but have lived in Sheffield for 3 years. I had Home-Start when I struggled and I wanted to help other people. I’ve been a volunteer for about 18 months and I’ve worked with 3 families under the Transition to Safe Independence project.    

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Meet Sue Dunn

I was born in Sheffield but have lived in Cardiff for a time, then The Midlands and then settled again in Sheffield. Before Home-Start I worked as a receptionist in an Estate Agent’s.

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Meet Pam Webster

I was born in Sheffield 61 years ago and have lived all my life here. I started my working life as an audio typist with Eagle Star Insurance and was there for 8 years before joining South Yorkshire Police. I was, in fact, the first woman police constable to join the new force in 1974, […]

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Meet Dot Copeland

I have lived in Sheffield all my life and have been volunteering for Home-Start for 8 years. Previously I was a travelling sales rep for 40 years in the motor trade. I found after a very short time into my retirement that I missed my working routine and didn’t like being at home all day […]

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