Coronavirus

On Friday 9 April 101-year-old WWII Veteran Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO was taken to have his second Covid inoculation by the Taxi Charity Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO was driven to Lancing Parish Hall for his second Covid vaccination on Friday 9 April by Taxi Charity volunteer and London cabbie Mike Hughes. He was…

During Autism Awareness Week, Kent Community Foundation is highlighting some of the good causes it has supported   Autism Awareness Week is a chance to speak up for the rights of autistic people, and highlight the social, economic, health and educational obstacles that many autistic people face. Kent Community Foundation has been looking back at some of the…

Kent Community Foundation is pleased to have teamed up with Made By Sport to offer sports clubs and organisations in Kent and Medway the opportunity to apply for a grant to support young people as they start to recover from the effects of the latest lockdown The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on…

On the anniversary of the first lockdown grant-maker Kent Community Foundation announces that it has distributed £5.1million in pandemic support grants to 1583 organisations and families across Kent and Medway           Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that it has given out £5,100,000 to charities, community groups and families facing…

Kent Community Foundation reminds charities and community groups, who have been affected by the pandemic, about their social loans, which can help bridge gaps in income and enable improvements and expansion Kent Community Foundation recognises how difficult it is for charitable organisations across Kent and Medway, who are experiencing a surge in demand for their…

On Young Carers Action Day, Kent Community Foundation announces it has awarded over £500,000 to support Young Carers in Kent and Medway Young Carers Action Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and campaigns for greater support for them. Since 2001 Kent Community Foundation has supported over 18,000 young carers across Kent…

Hugh O’Neill is walking the equivalent of Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for a sensory room for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington. As a thank you, some of the residents joined the walking challenge and clocked up an impressive 100 miles The walking challenge will raise funds for a sensory room…

With the number of children needing safe and secure foster homes increasing during the pandemic, foster carers, Nic and Chris Kimmance, from Ashford in Kent, are hoping that their story will encourage more people across London and the South East to consider fostering Nic and Chris Kimmance have been married for sixteen years they have…