Subject tag: Charities

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.

09 November 2020

The pandemic has made the work of local charity All People All Places more important than every, but has also created new and serious complications. You can help with money or your time - or both.

06 November 2020

Local social enterprise Cooking Champions is continuing to help feed hungry individuals and families and is currently operating from St Peter's Church in Grange Park. For Halloween, to raise money for its own use and also in support of The Little Things charity, Cooking Champions ran a couple of special events, one of which was a home-delivered Italian menu. The menu, under the supervision of PG resident and Leith-trained chef Clare Donovan, sold out quickly, so if you'd like to take advantage of Thai menu on Friday 13th or Saturday 14th November, you need to act fast.

04 November 2020

Online activities open to anyone aged 50 and above. Booking essential.

21 October 2020

Age UK Enfield have been busy creating opportunities for people affected by dementia to find meaningful activities and connect people. They've put together a programme of online sessions, postal activity packs, YouTube activities and telephone groups.

11 October 2020

Age UK Enfield is a local charity working to support, advise, connect and inspire older people in Enfield. We're looking for dedicated, passionate people, of all ages, with a range of professional and life experience, to join the Age UK Enfield Board of Trustees. Our trustees strengthen governance, provide oversight, take responsibility for finances and the direction of the charity.

30 September 2020

Online activities open to anyone aged 50 and above. Booking essential.

02 September 2020

As summer turns to autumn, St John's and St Monica's churches in Palmers Green are continuing to feed the hungry.

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02 September 2020

Online activities open to anyone aged 50 and above. Booking essential.

19 August 2020

For a New Southgate-based dementia charity the pandemic and lockdown have led to major changes in the services required by its clients, but thanks to help from Tesco and FareShare it has been able to provide the needed support

15 August 2020

Four months ago the staff of a north London care home didn't hold out much hope that their oldest resident would be with them for much longer - after all, Angela Hutor was 106 and suffering from Covid-19. But Angela made it through, becoming officially the oldest person in Britain to have beaten Covid, and earlier this month St Anne's in Stoke Newington laid on a special high tea party to celebrate her 107th birthday. But the coronavirus poses a threat not just to its residents, but also to the financial viability of the care home itself, which is appealing for urgent help from the local community.

07 August 2020

A TV news report on the plight of Noah's Ark Children's Hospice and why it needs to raise £500,000 in order to recruit more nurses and carers to help children and their families at home.

01 August 2020

A new report from Sustain and London Food Link, funded by Trust for London, looks at how services that ensure older adults can access meals in their homes are run, both before the Covid-19 pandemic and during it, across London. In the capital, adequate provision of meals on wheels services were not in place prior to lockdown. Where these exist, many face the possibility of being cut, annually. New, innovative services were being established in a few locations even before Covid-19, demonstrating that viable, affordable and effective solutions exist that could improve lives for thousands of older and disabled adults. During the lockdown, many innovative community solutions arose, which show great promise for the future if they are supported and funded.

01 August 2020

Sir Kenneth Olisa, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, has thanked local homelessness charity All People All Places (APAP) for its tireless work to accommodate rough sleepers during the Covid crisis. APAP is hoping that people with buy-to-rent properties will become social landlords