“It’s sad to see young people with energy, desire and a longing to fulfil their potential hampered by the significant hurdles that life has unceremoniously dumped in front of them.”

Having gone through difficult patches in life himself, Simon immediately connected with the challenges our young people have to face when he first heard about the work we do at Drive Forward. He was initially asked to visit us and speak to a group of care leavers about his own career path but was unsure whether his experiences would be met with a positive response: Continue reading “Why I volunteer with Drive Forward: Simon Smart” »