The Harrison family

“Daisy Chain is a fantastic charity and resource for families who have a child on the autistic spectrum. Our 1% club at work gives us the opportunity to spend two days each year volunteering for a chosen charity [....] It’s a great opportunity to be able to give something back..."Read more

Durham University medical student volunteers

“Volunteering at Daisy Chain has raised our awareness of autism. Now if I meet someone on the spectrum in clinical practice, I will be mindful of their needs so I can offer the best patient experience I can give..."Read more

Cleveland Police Cadets enlist to volunteer at Daisy Chain

Cleveland Police Cadets presented themselves for volunteering to develop Daisy Chain’s outdoor space and have helped make a huge difference...Read more

National Volunteers' Week - Kyle Brant

“Daisy Chain is fantastic, it gives me the opportunity to demonstrate my capability in the workplace..."Read more

National Volunteers' Week - Zoe Widdowfield

Building a sensory room set as part of her final degree show was not something Daisy Chain volunteer Zoe Widdowfield would have anticipated when she started out on her higher education course...Read more

15 years of Daisy Chain - Kath and John Snowdon

"Everyone wanted to be there and make it happen, all sorts of incredible and dedicated people. There was a real buzz around the farm as we worked to get it up and running..."Read more

National Volunteers' Week - Sue Whelan

"I would recommend volunteering at Daisy Chain to anyone – you really do feel as though you are part of something very special...”Read more

15 years of Daisy Chain - Alan and Barbara Cummings

When Lesley Hanson had her vision of a haven for families affected by autism, Alan and Barbara were ready to roll up their sleeves and help her make Daisy Chain a reality...Read more

15 years of Daisy Chain - The Golden Girls

They were known as The Golden Girls in the many years they spent volunteering for Daisy Chain and the time and effort Audrey, Joan and Marion put in has been invaluable to helping raise funds...Read more

15 years of Daisy Chain - Wendy Shepherd

Wendy’s first sight of Daisy Chain was when she and seven other parents with children on the autistic spectrum piled in a minibus and were taken to meet Lesley Hanson...Read more

15 years of Daisy Chain - Richard Stephenson

As soon as Richard Stephenson retired his brother-in-law had just the job for him – volunteer gardener at a new charity just being formed – Daisy Chain...Read more

15 Years of Daisy Chain - Liz & Keith Walker

"Daisy Chain was the only place where we did not have to tick box after box to get any support. Without Daisy Chain, I don't think we would be here today..."Read more