Last week was National Volunteer Week, Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. A week to recognise and celebrate all volunteers for the important work they do improving society.
Earlier this week, I had the honour of representing the Little B.I.G. team at the official launch breakfast of Neighbour Day 2022 in Canberra. The buzz of excitement to be attending an actual in-person event seemed to energise everyone in the room, including the line-up of inspiring speakers. A perfect example of the positive impact a little human connection can have.
When all is said and done, the impacts of COVID-19 on relationships and mental health will prove to be far greater than its impacts on physical health (considerable as these are).
B.I.G. stands for ‘Build In Good’ and it’s our unique approach to encourage every person that we meet to think about how they can build a little kindness, neighbourliness and ‘good’ into their lives.