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Volunteer profile: Cecily Maher

Cecily MaherWhat's your name? 

Cecily Maher

Where are you from? 

Waterford, Ireland

How long have you volunteered at Stonewall? 

Six months

Why did you choose to volunteer at Stonewall?

I've worked with the LGBT community previously and really enjoy it. I saw the positive feedback volunteers had given on the Stonewall website too and this really encouraged me

What things have you been doing here?

I've been editing and uploading material to the youth website and monitoring the national newspapers each week for references to LGB life

Why should anyone thinking of volunteering at Stonewall get involved? 

It's a fun and welcoming environment to work in and all the staff I've met have been really supportive

What do you do when you're not volunteering for Stonewall? 

I enjoy yoga, running and I play football with Tower Hamlets Women's Football Club

Tell us a fun fact about you! 

I had to get stitches in my head once because I was running and forgot to stop and hit a wall!

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