‘Grieving’ the loss of volunteers at The Royal

The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on every area and department at The Royal and volunteer services is no exception. Before the pandemic, from March 11, 2019 to March 9, 2020, 421 volunteers contributed 33,916 hours. Over the same period this past year, 140 volunteers contributed 6,425 hours, 27,000 fewer hours than the year before.