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The Taxi Charity was deeply saddened to hear of the death of WWII veteran Alan King on 30 December 2021 WWII veteran Alan King, 97, who lived  near Eye in  Suffolk loved attending Taxi Charity trips with his daughter Joyce Cooper. This summer they joined other veterans and charity volunteers at the National Memorial Arboretum…

On 10 December, the Light Up New Romney volunteers will be holding their annual Christmas Parade. Light Up New Romney applied to Kent Community Foundation for a grant towards their November lantern making workshops and safety equipment for their annual December Christmas Parade and received a grant of £1,100. Established in 2017, Light Up New…

Kent Community Foundation has been supporting The Music Man Project since 2017 and funding from The Auston Trust Fund will be used to stage this December’s sell out Music Man Project Christmas Concert in Gillingham. The Music Man Project is an accessible music education service creating inspirational opportunities for people with a learning disability to…

Hugh O’Neill has completed a 1000-mile virtual walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Cabrini House in Orpington Hugh O’Neill was inspired to do the 1000-mile fundraising walk for the charity Diagrama when he heard that Cabrini House, their home for adults with learning disabilities was fundraising to create a sensory…

Community Group Led by the Wild CIC engages children, families and individuals in nature led learning, outdoor education, and conservation activities Based at Whites Woods Farm in Ashford, Led by the Wild CIC is an example of the type of organisation that the new Kent Community Foundation Fund for the Environment would like to support.…

A charity initiative to help disadvantaged families in west Kent access fresh produce has received financial support from Kent Community Foundation Hands of Hope, deliver programmes and activities aimed at tackling rural isolation, loneliness and food poverty as well as improving the physical and mental wellbeing of communities throughout Rother, Hastings, and west Kent, by…

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…