Charities and Volunteering

On 21st August the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre will be celebrating 19 years of work to help cancer patients and their families. They'd love to invite you round to their offices in Baker Street for a birthday party, but there just isn't room for everyone and at the moment celebrating is best done outdoors. So they're inviting you to help them celebrate by getting together with family, friends, work colleagues, neighbours (anyone!) and going for a 10 kilometre walk to raise some much needed funds.

CHECK CHARACTERS IN DESCRIPTIONNorth London Hospice's Out of Hours Service needs your URGENT help to keep it going. Our patients and families need us 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just because it's the middle of the night doesn’t mean the need decreases; for many people that's when they need us most.

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre's annual charity golf day is back this year, on 13th August

On 21st August it will be the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre's 19th birthday, and they've sent us all an invitation!

This year Dementia Action Week runs from 17th to 23rd May, with Denim for Dementia day on the Friday. PG resident Matt Wegner is a volunteer fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Society and is keen to get the local community and local groups engaged in raising money to help support people affected by dementia and in promoting a UK-wide campaign to Cure the Care System.

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Age UK Enfield has launched a two-year Veterans Support Project designed to tackle loneliness and isolation in armed forces veterans and their families, to connect them to others and to develop new activities that keep them engaged and part of the community

Nightingale Cancer Support are planning to bring together knitters old and new, even if it is virtually, to do something positive with our lockdown creativity and bring comfort to those who need it most. They're calling all knitters, crocheters, beginners, professionals and everyone in between to be part of Stitches of Support.

Cooking Champions are looking for volunteers to help serve customers at their new community cafe.

Nightingale Cancer Support have sent details of an Easter quiz and a spring raffle. They also have a vacancy for a part-time Finance and Governance Manager.

Mother's Day dinner this Sunday will be the last delivery menu by Cooking Champions for a while. So book now before it's too late. As well as expertly prepared food, you'll have a nice warm feeling inside because you'll be helping fund the wonderful community projects that this volunteer group runs to feed hungry people in our borough.