Charities and Volunteering

As its twentieth anniversary approaches, the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre is this year expanding its annual Fashion Show and running the first Nightingale Fashion Week, from 11th to 15th Octobe

The charity End Child Poverty is recruiting End Child Poverty Youth Ambassadors. The deadline for applying to become one is 6th September. Please share with organisations, schools and individuals who might be interested.

Enfield charity Zebras, which supports adults and children with learning disabilities, has launched an appeal for money to keep its Children's Club in operation. This is a unique inclusive club for children with disabilities and their siblings and has been running since 2015, but the pandemic has severely impacted the charity's fundraising.

Cooking Champions is run by Palmers Green resident Clare Donovan and since March 2020 has been playing a vital role feeding schoolchildren and families who would otherwise go hungry. Clare has issued an urgent appeal for food, with a list of required items.

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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