10 Stories from the Sector
Last year, the Hampshire CVS Network produced ‘Hampshire’s State of the VCSE Sector: Covid Edition’, the latest biannual report conducted by the Network to understand and represent how voluntary groups, charities, social enterprises and communities are doing across Hampshire. This report was based on data collected in mid-2021, with data from 1,392 organisations. It documented a diverse sector, with over 10,000 VCSE organisations across the county and surrounding unitary authorities, over 180,000 volunteers and almost 55,000 employees.
The report and accompanying data visualisations highlighted sector-wide trends and themes. To complement these findings, Action Hampshire spoke with 10 VCSE organisations to hear their stories. The organisations we spoke to told us about their experiences during the pandemic, and their vision for the future. Here are their stories: