Spend a quality time as a family, have amazing fun, create fantastic memories and support your local community at the same time through some exciting volunteering activities. Join other families across Crewe and Macclesfield taking part in a family orientated fun-filled volunteering opportunities centred around local community events.

Encourage a sense of positive community spirit in your young family members, and maybe even start a new fun family tradition. Volunteer on as many occasions as you like, enjoy connecting with other families taking part and make a difference in your local community.   

Families Together is open to all types of family and their members, traditional, same-sex, foster, grandparents, aunts, uncles and older guardian siblings.

Sign up below and see what your family could achieve together.

Create Positive Changes In Your Neighbourhood

Would you like to rejuvenate a local park or playground, contribute to the care and upkeep of your neighbourhood? Or just passionate about making positive changes in your community? CVS through the Families Together project can help plan, coordinate and facilitate a volunteering day in your community and help you make an impact on local lives. Contact mark.smith@cvsce.org.uk with your ideas and what you would like to see happen. 


Upcoming Events To Get Involved With 

CREWE - Saturday 14th September: Christmas Toy Appeal - Help us with the planning - free lunch

We at CVS are looking for insights and ideas from local families on how we might promote and raise awareness of this years CVS Christmas Toy Appeal within the local community.

The CVS Christmas Toy Appeal has been running for 9 years now and supports families and children in Cheshire East that would otherwise go without at Christmas. Volunteer your time, bring your family along to our meet up and support the planning of this fantastic festive community project.

Children will also be able to help us with our poster designs and have some of their artwork featured in our promo materials! Complete the form below or contact Mark (details also below) to confirm your attendance.

CREWE - Saturday 19th October: Christmas Toy Appeal - Crewe Alex FC Match Day Collection - Watch the game for free! 

Spend a couple of hours collecting cash donations from the Alex fans before kick-off then stay and enjoy the game for free. This is in support of the CVS Christmas Toy Appeal, providing toys and gifts to those in our community that might otherwise go without at Christmas.

The collection will start at 1:30pm and end at kick-off at 3pm. You and your family will be provided with collection tins, high vis volunteer vests and following a brief safety briefing from the chief steward will be placed in various collection points around the Crewe Alex grounds. When the game kicks off at 3pm we will all meet in the main stand to hand on our collection tins, after that you and your family are free to stay and enjoy the game against Swindon Town.

Its will be a fun-filled afternoon to kick off the festive season. Families wanting to participate should either fill out the form below or contact the Families Together Coordinator Mark Smith directly on 01270 763 100 or email mark.smith@cvsce.org.uk to register your interest.... COME ON YOU ALEX!


Does your organisation work with families? holding an event? Would you welcome families to volunteer? We want to hear from you. Please contact Mark and he'll come and share this exciting volunteering project with your group. Get in touch, contact Mark Smith, Development Officer, on 01270 763 100 or email mark.smith@cvsce.org.uk

Support the Families Together project where you are, download the Families Together social media support pack and help spread the word about this fantastic project on Facebook and Twitter. Alternatively, download the hyperlink support pack and help visitors to your website to find volunteering roles for their families. You can also download and print out Families Together flyers for Crewe or Macclesfield.

Complete and submit the form below and have you and your family volunteer and get involved with some fantastic community projects, events and activities.

Please let us know which of the above events you and your family would be interested in participating in or if you would like CVS support in creating a volunteering day in your neighbourhood.
Data Protection - CVS Cheshire East will store your data and use this in the delivery of the Families Together project. The data will also be shared with Chester Voluntary Action, acting as lead for the project and Sport England, the funder of the project. We may also share your data with other voluntary organisations in securing volunteering opportunities. We will not share your data with any other organisations without your consent.