Subject tag: Volunteering

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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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.

13 April 2021

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

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.

08 March 2021

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.

13 February 2021

The HEY! Network (Haringey & Enfield Youth Network) is looking for people ready to Step Forward and spend a few hours a week helping young people in the two boroughs. The closing date for applications is 23rd 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.

31 January 2021

The National Park City Foundation is looking for another 50 volunteer London National Park City Rangers to share their vision for a greener, healthier and wilder London. New year, new you? What if in 2021 you joined our community of Rangers who aim to make life better in London National Park City?

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.

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.