It was a lovely surprise for mother and son team Steven and Agnes  as they were awarded their 5 year Service to Volunteering Badge from British Red Cross (Lewis Branch) in recognition of their fantastic volunteering efforts.  Steven also received his KISIMUL Award from the Western Isles Volunteer Centre, Stornoway.  This award recognises the impact of volunteering within the community.

Steven said " Volunteering helps me to make new friends and builds my confidence."

"It is wo...nderful to volunteer here at the Red Cross Shop. I feel very supported within this great team and there are always nice people in and out of the shop," said Agnes

"This is a fantastic achievement for you both. Very well done from all the Volunteer Centre staff."