VSO volunteers, supporters and friends came together on 5 December to celebrate the impact of volunteering for development at the Volunteer Impact Awards.
Esteemed guests including VSO’s Patron, HRH Princess Anne, filled the auditorium of the Ondaatje Theatre at the Royal Geographical Society in London to watch the ceremony.
Textile artist Sally Darlington was deeply inspired by the four years she spent volunteering with VSO in Ghana. She sadly lost her battle with terminal cancer earlier this month, but not before managing to put on one last retrospective of her work, and talking to VSO about a life taking the road less travelled. We remember her here, in her own words: