Why volunteering is good for your mental health.

Our volunteers, like Lusia McAnna and Tony Seward pictured above, make a massive contribution to the success of The Witham – from managing our shop and distributing posters, ushering and fire marshaling at events to trustees on our board and being wonderful ambassadors for The Witham, we simply couldn’t do it without them.

As this article by Fatmata Kamara, Specialist Nurse Adviser demonstrates how volunteering is good for your mental health.

As a mental health nurse, she has seen first-hand some of the benefits people have gained from volunteering from providing a sense of purpose to social opportunities

There’s an increasing understanding that social relationships promote mental well-being, and volunteering is a great way to build these. Read the complete article here.

Volunteering at The Witham is a great way to meet lots of lovely people; it is good to feel needed and useful and gives me/us the added satisfaction of giving something back to our local community.

Lusia McAnna, volunteer at The Witham

Please do get in touch if you’d like to join our team by popping into the Box Office between 10 am and 4 pm, calling us on 01833 631107 or emailing [email protected]