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volunteer-1888823_1280.png?profile=RESIZE_400xSupporting neighbours has offset the shock of being put on furlough and social distancing – and eased pressure on the NHS

I’m the kind of person who’s perpetually busy; most days I am out of my house for 12-14 hours. So it was a massive shock for me to not have my work, my social life and my big extended family after lockdown started. I wondered how I was going to get through it. 

I’m a senior recruitment consultant for Office Angels and was put on furlough in April. I’d already signed up as an NHS volunteer before that happened. I had a WhatsApp message from a friend, who sent the link and said: “Some of us have signed up for this, I think you’d love it. Check it out.”

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The Guardian

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