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We're always looking for new content, whether it's an article raising awareness, a report on a recent campaign or a blog from an ICS volunteer. Take a look at our ICS blog template and send your submissions to blogs@volunteerics.org. Get involved!

18 November 2016
Josie Martin
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Hey Fundraising Fans! Today we wanted to talk you through how to stay positive while fundraising.

17 November 2016
Jack Howson
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 Pravah volunteers helped local children send a strong message to politicians

The children of Umerdha village, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are fighting for the right to quality education.

11 November 2016
Bobby Dean
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With the 18 month-long US Presidential Election saga now finally over, whatever side of the fence you sit on, it’s hard not to feel exhausted from the endless debates an

4 November 2016
Josie Martin
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Well hello there Fundraising Fans! This week we’ve got some great social media tips from a VSO ICS Team Leader, and a Y Care International ICS volunteer who predicted that psychics could be the way to raise some funds!

3 November 2016
Jack Howson
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Today is momentous.

25 October 2016
Justin Bayor
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Agnes used to worry about her son, seven-year-old Kevin. A single mother, she wasn’t earning enough from her small-scale trading to provide for her child.

25 October 2016
Justin Bayor, Youth Programmes Manager
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Three cycles of volunteers working in the same community teamed up to raise money and help repair a community well, enabling up to 500 local residents access clean water. 

25 October 2016
Takyiwa Danso
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‘In time we will no longer be the silent majority there, but the loudest voice of peace’ – Victor Ochen, youth activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

24 October 2016
Jack Howson
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Many of our ICS volunteers use the opportunity of going overseas to do even more amazing things on top of their work on placement.

21 October 2016
Olivia Brett
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Hello lovely fundraisers!
We’re mixing it up in the ICS office this week and bringing you our first themed blog. So, what better way to start than with Planning.

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