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Kerry’s Story

My name is Kerry. I started with the Green Team in September 2016 after looking for voluntary work in office and admin. I was introduced to Cheryl and she suggested I work for the West Park group. At first I was so nervous and scared of making mistakes. I was bullied badly as a child […]

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Charlotte’s Story

My name is Charlotte and I’m 22 years old. I first heard about the Green Team when I was at Goole College in my third year, in which my tutor was mentioning about work experience. I volunteered for a week with a friend from college and I really enjoyed it. In June 2017 my college […]

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Janet G’s story

My name is Janet. The Green Team helped me to turn my life around. Two years ago I had a complete breakdown and wasn’t able to return to my nursing job that I had enjoyed for 13 years. I had lost everything. It was suggested that I did voluntary work and I have been with […]

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Paul’s story

I have been a Volunteer Gardener with The Green Team since 1998. I enjoy mowing people’s lawns and like the training days. Before I came to The Green Team I was feeling bored and felt I had no skills. Working with The Team makes me feel that I do have a purpose and I love […]

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L’s story

I have been volunteering for a few months – about two days a week. I go out gardening – hedge cutting, grass cutting, weeding, hoeing etc. When I came to The Green Team I was struggling with anxiety and depression, a problem I’ve had for a few years now. I was struggling to get up […]

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Kirsty’s story

What an amazing thing you guys do. I’m so proud to have been a part of it today with the Argos crew. You all put so much effort in and do such a fantastic job for those people who need it the most. Absolutely brilliant. Thank you for letting me be a part of it. […]

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Janet’s story

I joined as a Volunteer many years ago. I chose The Green Team due to my love of Gardening which I gained from my parents. I realised that The Green Team fills the need for people like my elderly parents who were unable to do their own garden but still liked to see it cared […]

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Liam’s story

My name is Liam Daniel Holland, and I’m from Rawcliffe Bridge. I’ve been working with the Green Team since late June 2016. I volunteer in the Green Team office, and I’m also willing to help out sometimes down at Westpark, where the Green Team grow and store all their new, fresh plants. When I first […]

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Will’s Story

“My name is William, I am 26 years old and I live in Goole. I have been with The Green Team for nearly 1 month. I admit I was a bit nervous at first when I started volunteering with The Green Team because it was starting a new challenge and doing a completely different type […]

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Terri’s Story

Terri was introduced to The Green Team through her boyfriend who is a current Volunteer. She began by working with The Team in May for 1 day per week and then, as she became more comfortable and confident in her role, she increased her days to 2. “My name is Terri-Jade. I’m happy that I […]

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