The voices of our charity bring our work to life. From local volunteers to 71-year old marathon runners, stories are the fabric of Crimestoppers. We’ve picked out some of the most interesting blogs from the past year, highlighting the people and stories that make Crimestoppers so unique:
Giving people opportunities to break past their limits
Every year we cheer 30-40 people through the London Marathon. This year we cheered on someone quite different: 71-year old Charles ‘Chuck’ Chamberlain. Chuck had never run a day in his life before he ran the Marathon for Crimestoppers. Read what motivated Chuck to lace up his running shoes.
‘Real life experiences can add the “human touch” to a campaign’
Volunteers’ Week is always a cause for celebration at Crimestoppers. We’ve got 670 volunteers across the country that do everything from supporting local campaigns to talking to students about important issues like personal safety and cybercrime. Find out the powerful reason why Monica volunteers for Crimestoppers.
From a 15 year Crimestoppers veteran…
In a blog for International Women’s Day, Crimestoppers’ Head of Performance Karen Ogborn talks about important life lessons. Find out why Karen loves working for Crimestoppers.
…to a passionate student taking their first steps into the world of work
Student Ashleigh had been looking forward to her sixth form work experience with us since she was a young teenager. Find out why Ashleigh has an interest in crime reduction, and what she thinks about youth and crime.
Giving a voice to others
Crimestoppers is a charity embedded in communities. It’s important to reach out to those communities to hear what they have to say about crime and social issues. By inviting individuals and community groups to the conversation we can all work together to identify and tackle the root causes of crime. Read the thoughts and stories of people who attended our London Drop the Knife event.