Subject tag: Charities

28 July 2021

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.

21 July 2021

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.

07 July 2021

North 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.

09 June 2021

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

05 May 2021

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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18 April 2021

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

13 April 2021

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.

31 March 2021

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.

17 February 2021

The charity Maxability runs ceramics, pottery, art and photography classes to help physically or learning disabled adults to discover and develop their latent talents and artistic abilities. It is now also running classes for the general public, currently online. Their next four-week class starts on 22nd February.

10 February 2021

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in the Trussell Trust network is donated by the public - that's why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food. Our shopping list shows the food items that we need right now.

08 February 2021

Age UK Enfield have been getting a lot of calls from people requiring help around the home and have sent information about their Home Care Service.

26 January 2021

The North London Hospice is recruiting more "Compassionate Neighbours" to play vital roles by offering their time to people with life-limiting illness who are experiencing loneliness or social isolation. Regular visits, companionship or just a listening ear can really make a difference.

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19 January 2021

Local community interest company (CIC) Cooking Champions are offering another menu for home delivery or takeaway, and this time the theme is Middle Eastern. All profits go towards funding the various community food projects that Cooking Champions are involved in. Since the pandemic arrived, Cooking Champions have provided thousands of hot meals for people who need them.

04 January 2021

The Covid pandemic has seriously undermined Age UK Enfield's finances, while at the same time greatly increasing demand for its services. To help it cope, the charity has launched a winter appeal under the slogan Spread the Warmth, Show You Care.

03 January 2021

Cooking Champions are offering you a chance to eat American on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and help their food support projects.

30 December 2020

The organisers of the Cards for Good Causes shop at the church in Fox Lane have sent a thank you message to everyone who shopped there this year, before and after the second lockdown.

09 December 2020

The Covid Community Campaign has been launched by Dame Louise Casey and London Councils, with the Mayor of London and leading national food poverty charities the Trussell Trust, FareShare, Magic Breakfast and Social Bite also lending their support. It aims to build on this year's incredible community spirit and make sure everyone has what they need to get by as we approach the coldest months of the year.

02 December 2020

The Nightingale Cancer Centre is looking for fundraising volunteers, Ebay and shop volunteers, and young volunteers.

25 November 2020

Christmas is fast approaching and visiting Santa in his grotto may be tough this year. But that doesn't mean Santa can't bring joy to all the good girls and boys. NIghtingale Cancer Support want to keep the Christmas magic alive for your little ones this year with their Letters from the North Pole

18 November 2020

For the children we care for, life isn't measured by time, it's measured by moments. Our specialist nurses and carers are dedicated to creating Moments that Matter for London's most unwell babies and children. Now we need your help. The Noah's Ark community is coming together in a unique, unforgettable way to raise £1.2m - the annual cost of Noah's Ark's specialist nurses and carers - our heroes. Every donation given in these 36 hours will be doubled, thanks to a matched funding pot given by a small number of the charity's benefactors.