Volunteers’ Week 2019 – Ema’s Story

Posted 4 June 2019

Gingerbread Group Coordinator Ema first heard about our peer support network when she was pregnant with her son. She initially set up the North West London Gingerbread Group with a few mums she knew in the local area, and has since grown her community to over 106 members.

In her vlog, Ema tells us about her journey to becoming a Gingerbread volunteer, and how much of a positive impact her group has made not only on the lives of the families around her, but also her own.

My son now has a wide group of friends who are in the same situation, and I find it a great way to support each other. I find volunteering really rewarding and I'm glad that I can help other people who are lonely or disconnected.

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