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‘Companionship at Christmas’ provides support over the festive period, for older people in Swale who are lonely, socially isolated, lacking mobility or have a disability ‘Companionship at Christmas’ an initiative from Swale Community and Voluntary Services provides an invaluable service to those who would otherwise be lonely over the Christmas period. Kent Community Foundation awarded the…

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…

When the fundraising group, Cabbies do Kilimanjaro,  had to postpone their plans to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2020, little did they know that their challenge would be on hold for so long. Finally with a green light to fly to Tanzania, Cabbies Do Kilimanjaro, a fundraising group of London Cab drivers…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded £5,000 to Wye Community Farm so that more children and young people can benefit from time at their Farm Club. For the past two years Wye Community Farm has been supporting children and young people experiencing difficulties at school, those who are not in education, employment, or training, those with…

On the 77th anniversary of D Day, volunteer London Cab drivers took a large group of WWII veterans to the National Memorial Arboretum to participate in the official opening of the British Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer   The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans originally planned to take a group of WWII veterans to Normandy to…

On 2 June 2021, a list of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) Awardees was published in ‘The Gazette’ and on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport homepage. The list included the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans is thrilled to have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s…

Garden Wildlife week encourages you to explore, investigate, learn about, and celebrate the amazing creatures that live in gardens  Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said,  “One of the focuses of our new environmental strategy is projects that include education about local wildlife and nature. During Garden Wildlife week we wanted to talk about…