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Ed Miliband pledges £1.1 million to promote volunteering among hard-to-reach groups - Wednesday 13 September 2006

Ed Miliband, Minister for the Third Sector, today pledged over £1million of funding to spread the best ideas for recruiting and retaining volunteers from hard-to-reach groups.

Mr Miliband announced that £1.1m has been awarded through the Office of the Third Sector's flagship GoldStar programme - aimed at organisations who work to increase the number of volunteers among people with disabilities or long-term illnesses, black and minority ethnic groups and those at risk of social exclusion.

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