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A £5,000 Kent Community Foundation grant will enable The Countryside Alliance Foundation to provide their Fishing for Schools initiative in three Kent schools. Thirty students from  three schools will be nominated to participate in The Countryside Alliance Foundation Fishing for Schools scheme thanks to £5,000 funding from Kent Community Foundation. Thirty disadvantaged young people aged…

Four fundraising cab drivers have secured the future of a Tanzanian orphanage with £2,000 to help to buy the land the home is built on. Four London cab drivers Daren, John, Stuart, and Bob have presented Asha-Rose Migiro the Tanzanian High Commissioner with a cheque for £2,000 which will help to buy the land that…

Malcolm Dean, 76, from Downton near Salisbury has raised £3,700 for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans was delighted to receive a donation of £3,700 from Malcolm Dean who this summer made his first parachute jump in France.     Malcom Dean, 76,  from Downton near Salisbury has been…

On Thursday 4 August Edensor Care Home residents from Clacton-on-Sea spent a day at the beach thanks to specially adapted beach wheelchairs. On Thursday 4 August, Diagrama Foundation’s Edensor Care Home in Clacton-on-Sea took six of their residents to enjoy a day by the sea with two specially adapted wheelchairs which allow users to go…

When WWII Veteran Bill Gladden heard that one year old terrier Cody was having a difficult time finding a new home, he offered to help the RSPCA by painting a portrait of the little dog. WWII Veteran Bill Gladden from Haverhill in Suffolk has always loved painting animals and when he heard about Cody, a…

Chris and Nic Kimmance, foster carers with the charity Diagrama Foundation are delighted to have been given a family holiday by high street giant Timpson. The Kimmance Family and their foster child will enjoy a holiday to the Festival of Sport between the 12-15 August courtesy of The Alex Timpson Trust, part of well-known high…

On Thursday 28 July Alfie ‘Fred’ Lee, from Odiham, Hampshire, a much-loved member of the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, died at home with his family at his bedside. Born on 30 July 1926, Alfred ‘Fred’ Lee lived in Odiham, Hampshire.  He married Joyce in 1947 and they had three children Kevin, Karen, and Katrina.…

During National Allotments Week,  Kent Community Foundation is highlighting their Amity Allotment Fund. The Amity Allotment Fund, forms part of Kent Community Foundation’s environmental strategy and   distributes grants of up to £7,500 to encourage the expansion of existing allotments or the creation of new sites throughout Kent. Opened in March 2022, the Amity Allotment Fund…

The latest gift to the Port of Dover Community Fund takes their total pledge to support good causes to over £1million. Kent Community Foundation has been funding organisations across Kent and Medway for over twenty years, one of the Funds they administer is the Port of Dover Community  Fund. Since 2015, when the fund opened,…

A group of 34 adults who are part of the Diagrama Foundation Supported Living Service in Bromley are thrilled to have secured an allotment in Orpington. The allotment in Orpington will benefit 34 adults with learning disabilities who are part of  Diagrama Foundation’s  Supported Living Service in Bromley. It is well documented that allotments not…