Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, paid a visit to the Bexley Voluntary Services Council (BVSC) at Crayford Manor House on Friday 13 January.
The BVSC exists to promote voluntary and community action as a means of improving the quality of life for people in Bexley. It offers support to organisations and residents of Bexley for all things community and voluntary related.
Mr Evennett met Chief Executive, Sakthi Suriyaprakasam, and Operations Manager, Carol Penny, and discussed the volunteering opportunities in Bexley, as well as the challenges facing the voluntary sector.
Following the visit, Mr Evennett commented: “volunteering makes a real difference, and can have a valuable impact on people, communities, and society in general. The Bexley Voluntary Services Council do fantastic work to promote volunteering across the Borough, as well as supporting organisations and local residents who get involved.”