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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£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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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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White Ball raises £193,000 for Childline and makes history

White Ball raises £193,000 for Childline and makes history

The annual NSPCC White Ball has raised a record-breaking £193,000 for Childline, showing the increasing importance of the charity for ‘keeping the internet safe’ and fighting child abuse. It has been running for fourteen years and has raised more than £1.7million for the Childline service during that time. Last year,...

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Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

A woman who is three quarters through her cancer treatment will be going head-to-toe in fancy dress for her last appointment. All to raise money for The Royal Marsden Hospital who have supported her throughout the course of her treatment. Georgina Swallow, 26, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hogkin’s Lymphoma...

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Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

A dance gala to raise funds for Grenfell survivors is set to take place on 30th July at the Adelphi Theatre in London. Organised by dance doyenne Arlene Phillips CBE, Gala for Grenfell will feature huge names from the dance world including artists from the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet,...

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Pupils Don Festive Jumpers in Charity Fund-raising Drive

Inspiring Portland Place School pupils and staff recently sported their favourite Christmas jumpers accompanied by their most comfortable slippers to raise funds for two national charities – Save the Children and Shelter. This festive themed activity rounded off a host of seasonal activities which included the school’s annual Christmas show,...

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Life After Breast Cancer Fund

  On 14 October 2015 The Organic Pharmacy hosted a pink cocktail reception event at the flagship, High Street Kensington store. The event, attended by Miss England 2015, Natasha Hemmings, etiquette expert, Liz Brewer and other private sector guests and philanthropists was held in celebration and support of the Life...

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17 year Old Chelsea Resident raises £2,000 for Anna Freud Centre

On Sunday 13 September 2015 at  Chelsea Theatre, King’s Road, London, 17 year old Christina Carrafiell debuted her play, Fragile Life.   The play written by Carrafiell was a 50 minute piece exploring the duality between ‘what could have been’ and ‘what has transpired’.   The play explored  the journey...

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Great Brompton Bake Off

Royal Brompton Hospital, London, held The Great Brompton Bake Off on Friday 11 September. The fundraising initiative in aid of The Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity (RBHCharity) was attended and judged by Jane Asher, actor and celebrity cake maker. 25 hospital staff baked a range of savoury and sweet...

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