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The impact of Coronavirus, COVID-19 within the charitable sector in Kent will be unprecedented and Kent Community Foundation has responded with a new Emergency Fund With immediate effect Kent Community Foundation will be supporting charities and community groups facing extreme difficulties or closure, as the impact of government measures to reduce the spread of the…

Set up by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, Children’s Mental Health Week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.       The theme of this year’s Place2Be Children’s Mental Health Week is Find your Brave,  supported by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge www.royal.uk/duchess-cambridges-message-mark-place2be-children%E2%80%99s-mental-health-week-2020     Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent…

The £2.65 million donation to Kent Community Foundation will support charities, community groups and social enterprises representing the 130,000 people living in Tonbridge and Malling and will be called the High Hilden Fund.   Bill Wass, Chair of the High Hilden Fund panel, said, “The High Hilden Care Home was a much-loved local facility in…

This year London’s shortest cabbie Claire Zazzara plans to lose four stones, get fit and climb Mount Kilimanjaro, while raising money for the London Taxi Driver’s Charity for Children Claire Zazzara, 46, has been a London Cabbie for eight years. At only 4ft and 10 inches she is proud to be London’s shortest cabbie. Over…

The third Monday in January is known as Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of credit card bills For many in Kent, 20th January, the third Monday in January, will be just another day living with the continual worry about the financial pressures they are under.…