Subject tag: Volunteering

08 January 2021

Cooking Champions are currently providing weekly food packages to support individuals and families across Enfield borough. They have a list of items which they require. Please take donations to St Peter's Church, Grange Park, on Tuesdays or Thursdays, 10am to 4pm.

03 January 2021

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

03 January 2021

Thousands of people have benefited from the simple but important acts of kindness from volunteer responders. If you want to help and take on a new challenge this year, sign up to become an @NHSVolResponder.

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 NHS Volunteer Responders programme is recruiting new volunteers across England willing to offer support to someone who needs it this Christmas and during the coming months. You could pop round with their essential shopping - or festive treats - and have a door-step natter (you'll be matched to someone nearby), or you could have a friendly chat over the phone.

02 December 2020

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

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.

25 October 2020

The North Middlesex Hospital is again appealing for people to make and donate washbags for NHS staff uniforms

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.

23 September 2020

North London Hospice is recruiting volunteers in the roles of weekend front of house volunteers, in-patient unit meal servers and compassionate neighbours

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.

22 August 2020

A recently published report into telephone befriending in Enfield during lockdown provides a snapshot of the issues affecting residents in the 'vulnerable' and/or 'shielding' categories and shows the value of telephone befriending and of other services that were provided, such as delivery of food and medicines. Most call recipients were pleased to receive the calls and a core continued to receive these throughout the period, not missing a call. The report recommends that the council should be ready to reactivate the service in case there is a second wave or a local lockdown.

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