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Is Volunteering increasing post U.S. election and Brexit?

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One interesting trend I have noticed emerging is the spike in volunteering and giving since the US Presidential election and BREXIT. I came across one article about this last week but even since then more evidence is appearing.

It will be an interesting trend to keep an eye on.

“The Charities Aid Foundation has published new research into how people feel about their community and society in the aftermath of the EU referendum. It reveals that people are more likely to believe that their community is more rather less divided than it was at the start of the year.

Perhaps as a result, people are becoming more socially active, whether through joining political parties, campaigning on social causes or volunteering to help in their local community. The increase is particularly prominent among younger people.”

http://blueandgreentomorrow.com/society/new-research-shows-increase-volunteering-brexit/

“Volunteering makes a positive contribution, and as the holiday season comes upon us, the tradition…