Skills & Volunteering Cymru
“Skills & Volunteering Cymru (SVC) is a volunteer-led charity established in 1971. We run volunteering projects across south Wales which support disadvantaged members of our community including children and adults with disabilities, the homeless community and young carers to name a few. In addition, we work in partnership with South Wales Police and local councils to make south Wales a safer and greener place to live.
“Like many organisations, the type of work we deliver was impacted heavily by the pandemic, but our focus remained to provide digital activities to our beneficiaries to combat feelings of loneliness and isolation. Many of our beneficiaries were shielding due to being in high risk groups or living with those vulnerable to the virus.
“We were so grateful to receive funds from Admiral which helped with resources for different digital activities, and will also help us to install software to support our new digital activities.”
Here are some of the charities and initiatives we’ve donated to, along with a bit about how they plan to use their donation.
Helping Tŷ Hafan's refurb project
Donating to Tŷ Hafan's campaign to refurbish their 20-year-old hospice.Tŷ Hafan
Supporting The Hygiene Bank
Making hygiene products accessible for people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford them.The Hygiene Bank
Supportings women and families across Gwent
Helping Cyfannol Women's Aid make group and peer services available for women to access online.Cyfannol Women’s Aid
Helping people at risk of homelessness
The Wallich is Wales’s leading homelessness and rough sleeping charity.The Wallich
Helping Vale of Glamorgan Council keep in touch with residents
Thanks to donations, residents have been able to stay in touch with their friends and families during lockdown.Vale of Glamorgan Council
Supporting schools with School in a Box
We’re proud to have supported 85 schools and more than 2,000 children across south Wales with our ‘School in a Box’ scheme.School in a Box
Helping the vulnerable with Royal Voluntary Service
At this crucial time, they have adapted our services to help older and vulnerable people.RVS
Food and essentials for the Cardiff Food Appeal
Cardiff Council launched a new appeal in April 2020 to support people in need with emergency food and essentials.Cardiff Food Appeal
Serving the East of Swansea with St Thomas’ Church
St Thomas’ serves the east of Swansea through a food distribution hub, baby basics charity and much more.St Thomas’ Church
Ending homelessness with Llamau
Llamau’s mission is to end youth homelessness and homelessness for women in Wales.Llamau
As well as our charitable donations, we’re proud to offer sponsorship. Find out more about who we sponsor below.
Proud to sponsor the WRU
As a company with our roots firmly in Wales, and our HQ so close to the home of Welsh rugby, it made great sense for us to partner with Welsh Rugby.Welsh Rugby Union