Richmond Christmas Day Dinner makes memories for young care leavers

Richmond Christmas Day Dinner makes memories for young care leavers

  The Richmond Christmas Day Dinner is fundraising to create an unforgettable Christmas for young care leavers. The volunteer-run event creates memorable experiences for young people between 18 – 25 who have been through the care system. The project was initiated by nurse and Twickenham resident Sian Thomas in 2017...

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Royal family member meets young Syrian peace-builders in Lebanon

Royal family member meets young Syrian peace-builders in Lebanon

During the first official royal visit to the country, on June 12th 2019, HRH The Countess of Wessex joined The Reverend Nadim Nassar, Founder and Executive Director of the Awareness Foundation, in order to meet six graduates of the Foundation’s ‘Ambassadors for Peace’ programme. Ambassadors for Peace is an ecumenical,...

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£700,000 Peabody Community Fund opens

£700,000 Peabody Community Fund opens

Community groups have until 2nd July to apply for grants of up to £30,000 from one of the capital’s oldest housing charities.  Peabody is looking for groups with a plan to help some of their 133,000 residents across London. Over half a million pounds in grants has been distributed in previous...

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Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

You are invited to join Simply Learning Tuition for an inspiring early evening seminar with their charity partner, Shivia, on Monday 17th June at Eaton House Belgravia. The seminar is suitable for teenagers and adults. CEO and Founder, Olly Donnelly, will be joined by her management team, Joe and Chandrani...

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Prime Minister Theresa May visits Advance in West London, leading women’s  charity providing support to survivors of domestic abuse

Prime Minister Theresa May visits Advance in West London, leading women’s charity providing support to survivors of domestic abuse

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Prime Minister, visited women’s charity Advance this morning to discuss provision for women survivors of domestic abuse. This follows the government’s announcement on Monday 13th May 2019 to make the provision of services for survivors of domestic abuse such as accommodation-based support a legal duty...

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Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, London tuition agency and education consultancy, Simply Learning Tuition (SLT), have partnered with Shivia, a UK-registered charity working in north West India. Simply Learning Tuition Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh explains, “At SLT, we are firm believers that education goes beyond the classroom, and are proud...

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Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

The Friends charity, raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for the benefit of patients, their families and staff. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the charity relies on large donations and supporters, but is also dependent on its smaller entrepreneurial fundraisers such as the hospital’s book shop and trolley...

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Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

St Mary Abbotts Rehabilitation and Training (SMART) recently received a £18,000 donation from the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington after employees fundraised for 18 months. The donation is to go towards the continuous running of the projects on offer at SMART from floristry, gardening, stop smoking services and IT. Since...

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BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW (Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster) Mind have planned an exclusive film screening at the Curzon Victoria, which will premiere its new mental health film on October 10th, World Mental Health Day. The charity BWW Mind has provided services and support to people living in a number of London boroughs for...

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The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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