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Meet some of our amazing volunteers

As part of Volunteers' Week 2020, we interviewed a bunch of lovely individuals who give their time for the National Autistic Society. You can read their stories below.

Two of our volunteers

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Thurrock branch volunteers

Thank you to our volunteers

Our volunteers have been branching out in support of autistic people. We caught up with Sam, from the Thurrock branch. 

Alex Richardson

Alex Richardson

"I learnt so much while volunteering at the National Autistic Society."

Venessa - Chair of Lambeth Branch


"Best moment? Seeing parents of autistic children/young people and autistic people smile."

Donna - volunteer

Donna Jones

"Volunteering is the biggest part of my social life, I enjoy every moment."

Ben and North Somerset Branch fundraising


"I feel more confident in myself and able to be more open with talking to members of the public."

Lucia - Playworker

Lucia Marucci

"I wanted to do something to contribute to a better life for kids on the autism spectrum."



"I wanted to gain skills and experience in social media marketing."

Connor Ward

Connor Ward

"I love being able to make a difference whilst working with people who fully understand my condition."

Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 03/06/2020 16:30:25