Press Releases

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.…

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…

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…

On 14 November when the Capital falls silent at 11.00am, hundreds of London’s black cab drivers who volunteer their time to drive veterans from train and tube stations to the Cenotaph and the Parade as part of the Poppy Cabs free Service, will also pause to remember. Since 2009 London’s Black Taxis have provided a…

A group of sixth form students from the Folkestone Academy has been working with Kent Community Foundation to learn how funding in the charitable sector works. In a new initiative Kent Community Foundation is working with sixth form sports students from Folkestone Academy as part of the Made by Sport Fund grants process. The brainchild…

On 1 November Kent Community Foundation launched its annual Surviving Winter Campaign The community group, Friendly Faces of Kent is just one of the hundreds of organisations supporting the elderly and isolated across Kent and Medway that the money the campaign raises might support. Sheerness based, Friendly Faces of Kent was established in June 2018…

Kent Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign to support the elderly and vulnerable will be more pertinent this year with the growing concerns over fuel price increases. Each year Kent Community Foundation launches its Surviving Winter Campaign to raise awareness of the number of avoidable winter deaths amongst the elderly and to ask those who…

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…