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Volunteering: a local view: Alistair Macintosh at TEDxExeter

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Volunteering is about a reciprocal relationship, that gives back to us at least as much as we give to those we support: a new skill; recognition of our need to be needed; improved health and mental well-being; reduced isolation; a connection with others’ vulnerability and our common humanity. Volunteering is a vital part of his local charity’s work. Alistair Macintosh asks us: Why do we volunteer?