Lauren Shildrick

I'm from Middlesbrough and did some work experience in speech and language therapy. When I went back to university in Belfast I really wanted to carry on gaining that experience. Read Lauren's story.

Stephen McAloon

I am a retired building contractor. I got involved with the Stroke Association after I had a stroke in November 2008. Read Stephen's story.

Maeve Boyle

I decided I wanted to get involved after my mother died eighteen months after she had a major stroke. Read Maeve's story.

Anne Rowan

I was an engineer in BT, one of the first female engineers in Northern Ireland, but was medically retired after suffering from ME. I cannot commit to full time employment but I do need some structure in my life. Volunteering suits me because I choose how much time and effort I am able to give. Read Anne's story.