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    Project Peru

    A school project case study: The aim of our project is to develop strong, fun and meaningful relationships with the staff and young people in Glebe School and in a refuge near Lima, Peru. The inspiration for this project is Carole Hudson – an amazing, transformatory, grounded and big-hearted woman Read more [...]

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    Care for Carers

    Care for Carers is a Voluntary Organisation established in 1989 to provide support services to all carers, regardless of age, gender, disability or relationship of the person they care for. We deliver services to carers in Edinburgh and we deliver specific short breaks through our Stepping Out service to carers from Read more [...]

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    SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity

    We’re here for the armed forces! About us: SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity (the oldest military charity in Britain) supports the person behind the uniform, those currently serving, veterans and their families. Every year we help more than 73,000 people from the Forces family get back on their feet. Read more [...]

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    Lagan’s Foundation

    Lagan’s Foundation delivers free home care support and respite, weekly via volunteer support workers to parents of disadvantaged children under the age of 5 with a heart defect or a feeding issue. We provide a fully trained and DBS checked Home Support Worker who attend the home to support the Read more [...]

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    Dads Rock Playgroup – Granton

    Based in Edinburgh, we run the only free, weekly playgroups for all dads/male carers locally.  It’s a fun, positive and rocking place to be, for dads/male carers and kids. Don’t worry if you’re not musical! whilst the playgroups do have instruments, the main focus is on play. We also have Read more [...]

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    Painting Our World In Silver

    Painting Our World In Silver is a registered charity offering monthly craft events to older people. Our events help to combat social isolation and loneliness through crafting. We offer a supportive and friendly environment which encourages creativity, conversation and friendship. We offer fun and interesting crafts for all abilities – take Read more [...]

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    Serenity social & theraputic horticulture

    http://www.serenitysth.org Founded by retired GP Satinder Sanghera in 2018, SSTH was created out of her vision to improve the lives of those adults living with long term health conditions especially physical disability. Satinder suffered a dense completed stroke 34 years ago aged 20 and despite all medical odds has regained Read more [...]

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    Welcome Back CCG Volunteers in 2020

    We will start the year with a session in Hampstead cemetery. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to connect us with local green spaces. The Camden Green Gym® runs at different parks & public gardens across Camden. The Green Read more [...]

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    Grow Raglan Project at Raglan Estate

    This will be the last of three sessions for the Growing Raglan Project. In this session we will be continuing from where we got to last time and finish building woven hurdles. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to Read more [...]

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    Trumpington Community Orchard

    Trumpington Community Orchard was founded in 2007  with help from Cambridge City Council, BBC Breathing Places Fund and the Co-operative Society. The orchard is volunteer run with free , open access to visitors. The site is planted with Cambridgeshire heritage fruit trees ( mostly apples plus a plum and greengage Read more [...]

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    My Sisters’ House Women’s Centre

    Who is My Sisters’ House? Embedded in the Bognor Regis community, My Sisters’ House Women’s Centre works across the coastal area of West Sussex. We provide a range of support needs to women from all backgrounds facing all kinds of issues where their strengths are recognised, their difficulties acknowledged and Read more [...]

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    Annual Christmas Party

    We hold an annual Christmas Party for our members as we have found that after running our service’s for over 12 years now, we understand the Christmas period can be one of the loneliest times of the year for older people. To try and combat this we throw an annual Read more [...]

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    Exercise Groups

    Friendship at Home’s New Age Kurling class on a Monday morning is a popular club, with teams often taking part in competitions organised by our local Older People’s Collaborative. This increases social participation and is a lot of fun for our members! Our Shibashi class on a Tuesday morning is a gentle method of Read more [...]

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    Social Clubs

    These weekly social clubs are held in central locations for people aged 60 plus, and offer access to information, advice, support and social activities. The key function of the clubs is to give our members somewhere to meet where they feel safe and valued, and also gives them the opportunity to meet new Read more [...]

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    St Hugh’s Project

    St Hugh’s Dementia Project Friendship at Home currently have two members of staff (Mandy and Clare) who support people with memory concerns (including those diagnosed with Dementia) and their families/carers in North East Lincolnshire. This ongoing service provides one to one practical, emotional advice and information on many things including: Read more [...]

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    Befriending Service

    Our Befriending Service offers a much-needed lifeline to older people who are lonely and isolated. It is recognised that loneliness can lead to depression and in turn, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and the withdrawal from social groups and activities. Our volunteer befrienders are there to offer company and friendship Read more [...]

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    Woodland wonders

    Hi I have nearly an acre of land that I run community groups from. I am a Forest School leader and grow fruit and veg for the family and have a small holding. I have just done an introduction to Permaculture course and want to increase the community aspect of Read more [...]

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    Cheltenham Nature Network

    Cheltenham needs nature! We promote and provide nature and wildlife-based events around the Cheltenham area to reconnect people with the land that surrounds them. We’re nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with ancient beech woodland, chalklands, and wide open fields. We’re particularly interested in bringing nature back into Read more [...]

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    The Earth Star Project

    Mission statement-To create a holistic refuge specifically designated to immerse our local community and nature in union to establish a sustainability centre/hub. Through environmental remediation practices we aim to effectively restore ecological systems and remove biological pollutants from industrial waste and misuse. In distinction to this, our design allows for Read more [...]

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    ABC School Transition Clubs

    The ABC (Amazingly Brilliant Children) School Transitions Clubs supports children to make a successful transition from primary to secondary school throughout the year.  This includes a focus on promoting and delivering mental health and physical wellbeing workshops and activities. ABC has trained 10 volunteer peer mentors who are using their lived Read more [...]

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    Cotswold Riding Opportunities Project

    CROP is an all inclusive CIC set up to spread the therapeutic qualities of ponies and other animals to those that would not otherwise benefit. The company’s activities will provide benefit to our youth community and adults alike to access the benefits horses and ponies can provide. We are committed Read more [...]

  • Small Change Big Difference Communities

    The Small Change, Big Difference campaign is part of a wider project called TRiFOCAL London – transforming city food habits for LIFE[1]. Small Change, Big Difference is all about how small changes can have a big impact on Londoners’ health and bank balance, while making our city a more sustainable Read more [...]

  • Become a Hackney Wild Walk Leader!

    Outdoor People is a social enterprise, with a mission to make the outdoors easy for everyone, and in particular for families, kids and communities. We sell great outdoors kit in our shop, run projects for local residents, and offer consultancy to organisations that share our mission. Our Family Wild Walks Read more [...]

  • Tree-top House

    We have had a tree-top house here at Kibblestone since the 1950s. It’s one of the few activities on site that is free to all users and brings a great deal of enjoyment to our younger visitors. The current structure is rotten and we thought it would be a great Read more [...]

  • Bradford Toy Library

    We are a specialist toy and equipment loan service for children with disabilities from across the Bradford district . The toy library runs one to one play sessions and holds information events about playing with toys at different levels . We give ideas and support children and families to play Read more [...]

  • Leegate Community Garden

    A small community garden attached to the Leegate centre, in Leegomery, Telford. The vision is to grow veg and fruit, to teach the kids where food comes from, to help families in food poverty and to even help the cafe.   Also volunteering in the outdoors is good for mental and Read more [...]

  • Kennishead Community Hall

    kennishead community hall provides community space for people living in and out with the local area. We provide a wide range of activities that suits the needs for all , no matter of age or ability. Our aim is to help reduce isolation and loneliness .  A few of our Read more [...]

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