‘I wanted to make a real difference’: Why I decided to volunteer

13 Mar 2020
By Ashlea D., Student at Liverpool John Moores University

When I received my uni timetable I was surprised to see that I have two and half days of free time every week.

As I didn’t have much to do in the first few weeks, I spent most of my time exploring my new surroundings and finding my feet. It was during this free time in Liverpool city centre that I noticed the growing number of rough sleepers.

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I’m currently studying criminology and sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, (my main interest being crime and my favourite city being Liverpool!). In my spare time you’ll probably find me dying my hair a random rainbow shade, watching old festival videos or planning my next adventure.