Charity

Perry Hall Primary School in Orpington has very kindly donated a selection of young plants to Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities. The staff and residents of Cabrini House in Orpington were delighted by a recent donation of 120 plants from Perry Hall Primary School. The adults that live at Cabrini House all have…

Hounslow resident Rajindar Singh Dhatt will celebrate his 100th birthday on 28 October with his family and friends. Rajinder Singh, one of the few surviving Sikh soldiers who saw action during the Second World War will celebrate his 100 birthday on 28 October. Born in pre-partition India in 1921, Rajindar had almost finished school when…

Across England there is a huge shortfall of parent and child foster carers with Kent based charity Diagrama currently receiving twice as many referrals as two years ago. The charity Diagrama is concerned that with the number of referrals for parent and child foster placements  at an unprecedented level, they urgently need to fill this…

The charity Diagrama is approaching the recruitment of new team members for its care homes in Orpington by asking the people they support to help identify what the ideal candidates should be like. Kent based charity Diagrama has introduced an innovative new stage in the recruitment process for Support and Development staff at their care…

The Taxi Charity was thrilled to take two Royal Navy veterans to dinner on board HMS Victory on Saturday 9 October. The Taxi Charity accompanied by WWII Royal Navy veterans, Ernie Davies, 96, and Harry Rice, 95, were delighted to be invited to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Benevolent Fund Dinner on 9 October…

Kent based charity Diagrama is leading an innovative multi country project to  change the public’s perception of disability, by promoting ability rather than accepting disability. Diagrama is collaborating with organisations from Italy, Belgium, France, and Spain on a two-year €80,000 E-Profid project funded by the European Union Erasmus Plus Programme. On 12 October representatives from…

Kent County Council has appointed grant-maker Kent Community Foundation to administer a £300,000 fund to help charities and community groups adversely affected by the pandemic. Following the success of  Kent County Council’s first Strategic Recovery Fund which Kent Community Foundation administered, an additional £300,000 is now available to support charities and community groups. In the…

On 13 September residents from Cabrini House in Orpington enjoyed a night under canvas There was much excitement at Cabrini House in Orpington, when the residents found out that they would have the opportunity to spend the night camping in the garden. The residents, who all have learning disabilities, helped the team to put up…

A Swift and Bat Conservation project in Medway has received Funding from Kent Community Foundation A project to develop nesting areas for swifts and bats which will help to educate the pupils of Abbey Court School in Strood about the environment, received a grant of £1,000 from Kent Community Foundation towards the installation of a…