Meet Andrew - we asked him to tell us why he thinks being a volunteer is good use of his time

When I retired I wanted to give something back to the Hospice - driving the patients has made my retirement feel worthwhile. I meet a wide range of people when I'm driving them to and fro - it gives me a great deal of satisfaction, and I feel privileged to be able to help them. And I like listening to them talk about their life time stories.

Working alongside the Hospice's friendly staff and other volunteers I've made new friends and learnt some new skills. I could pilot planes (I joined the RAF when I was 16) but learning to read Norfolk street maps was a new skill I had to master! 

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