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Valerie Vaz MP backs call for more young disabled people to volunteer

21 Nov 16

I was delighted to meet young disabled people at the House of Commons who told me how volunteering has made a difference to them by developing their skills and raising their confidence through ‘Can Do’ workshops, community projects and mentoring.

I met with Venisa Liscombe from Birmingham who is one of the 6,000 young disabled people who have volunteered through ‘Can Do’ since Leonard Cheshire established it in 2008. Not only does it allow hundreds…

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