Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-09-02

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15 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 “I just felt that the Samaritans was the right choice because they deal with everything.” OUR VOLUNTEER PROFILES CONTINUE AS Samaritans volunteer Anthony Arnold WE HIGHLIGHT THE UNSUNG HEROES WHO GIVE UP THEIR TIME TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE By DANIEL BLANK I became a Samaritan just over four years ago, and had been looking to volunteer for a while. I just felt that the Samaritans was the right choice because they deal with everything. My main reason for joining was to just try and give something back and help people. help in any way that is a massive honour. Another great part about being a Samaritan is the wonderful people you meet from all walks of life, and I am glad to say I have made many good friends in my time at Samaritans. daniel.blank@reachplc.com @DanBlank5 Anthony Arnold Samaritans of Farnboroug­h & District I work at London Heathrow for Air Canada and run my own shift in a cargo warehouse Fleet, Hampshire Whilst at school I won awards for my poetry Name: Organisati­on: Occupation: Why should others in the community volunteer for organisati­ons like Samaritans of Farnboroug­h & District? What’s the most rewarding aspect of being a Samaritans of Farnboroug­h & District volunteer? Town/village: Fun fact about yourself: yourself and just being there when somebody really needs you is quite humbling. So whatever organisati­on you are thinking of joining, just go for it. It could change your life, it certainly has mine. If you are going through a tough time and need to talk to someone, Samaritans volunteers are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Call free on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org. n There are many rewarding factors of being a Samaritan, but the main one is being there for people when they really need you, and if you can I would say to anyone thinking of becoming a Samaritan, it is probably one of the best things I have ever done. You learn so much about When and why did you start volunteeri­ng for Samaritans of Farnboroug­h & District? PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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