|Description||Oral History - Kathleen Poynter|
Biography Sheet, Permissions, Summary Sheet.
Kathleen Poynter (KP) talks about her time as a WRVS volunteer in Chiseldon, Swindon, Wiltshire between 1982 and 2007. KP comments on being involved with Luncheon Clubs as an unofficial and official WRVS member and then being asked to help at Princess Margaret's Hospital with the Coffee Bar and Blood Donor Clinics. At the same time KP was involved with the Swindon Clothing Store and Children's Holidays. Kath then had some time away from WRVS due to illness but came back to help as a Meals-on-Wheels (MOW) Project Manager, Helping in Child Contact Centres and as a fundraiser. KP also talks about her time working with the Hospital Escort Service and receiving an MBE. She concludes with the changes she experienced in the organisation and her most memorable moments as a volunteer.