SIR - Older people’s charity WRVS would like to highlight the fantastic contribution that younger volunteers make to society to make Britain a great place to grow old.

Student Volunteering Week 2011 takes place from February 21-27 and WRVS is urging all young people to come forward and take the plunge by volunteering a few hours each week.

If you’re a student, please get in touch and find out more about volunteering on 0845 601 4670 or visit our website on www.wrvs.org.uk.

Alastair McDougall, WRVS.

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