Timeframes

50 ways to do more good.

Do you have 1 hour, 3 hours or 1 day to do more good in your community?

Choose an action to suit your timeframe.

0-3 hours

Find your nearest defibrillator
Effort: Low | Time: 30 minutes
Encourage others to do more good
Effort: Low | Time: 30 minutes
Show kindness to your neighbours
Effort: Low | Time: <30 minutes a week
Become a Red Cross Member
Effort: low | Time: 1 hour week per week
Give life. Give blood.
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-2 hours
Start an emergency phone tree
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours
Be a Lifeblood champion
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours
Connect with people over the phone
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours per week
Be a migration support volunteer
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours per week
Be a volunteer friend and visitor
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours per week
Be a mate
Effort: Medium | Time: 1-3 hours per week
Be welcoming
Effort: Medium | Time: 3 hours
Be a meal delivery volunteer in your local area
Effort: Medium | Time: 3 hours per week

3-6 hours

Help abolish modern slavery
Effort: Medium | Time: > 3 hours
Call out and call in racism
Effort: Medium | Time: 3 hours
Host an In Search of Safety session
Effort: Medium | Time: < 3 hours
Get to know your neighbours
Effort: Medium | Time: < 3 hours
Learn about unconcious bias
Effort: Low | Time: < 3 hours
Learn about slow fashion
Effort: Low | Time: < 3 hours
Start a Lifeblood team
Effort: Medium | Time: 3-6 hours
Share your skills and hobbies
Effort: Medium | Time: 3-6 hours
Run a clothing donation drive
Effort: Medium | Time: 3–6 hours
Set up a clothing donation box
Effort: Medium | Time: 5 hours
Help your community get prepared
Effort: High | Time: > 6 hours
Organise a street get-together
Effort: High | Time: > 6 hours

6-10 hours

Be a retail shop volunteer
Effort: Medium | Time: 4–15 hours per week
Make reintegration packs
Effort: High | Time: > 6 hours
Complete First Aid training
Effort: Low | Time: 6 hours
Be a transport driver in your local region
Effort: Medium | Time: 6 hours per week
Hold a fundraising event
Effort: Medium | Time: 6+ hours
Start a street working bee
Effort: High | Time: 10 hours

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