Press Releases

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…

Over the last 20 years Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £40 million to good causes. To celebrate this major milestone, the Foundation has created the 20th Anniversary Fund to distribute over £350,000 to organisations across Kent and Medway   The 20th Anniversary Fund will open for applications for core support in February 2021 and…

The team at Cabrini House, a residential home for 23 adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, is delighted that all their residents have received their first coronavirus injection.   Marina Rubio, Residential Manager at Cabrini House, said: “We encourage our Cabrini House residents to be as independent as they can be, so the last ten…

Two ‘ambitious’ charities have been selected to receive specialist story marketing support from STORY22 throughout 2021 after the Kent-based marketing agency ran a competition throughout December. RSPCA Canterbury and District, which responds to animals in need, and the Jigsaw Trust, which raises awareness and supports people affected by autism, were selected from entries received from…

On 20 January 2021, 100-year-old, Major Ted Hunt, received his Coronavirus vaccination On 20 January Lancing resident, Major Ted Hunt was taken to Lancing Parish Hall by The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans for his Coronavirus injection.     London Black Cabbie and volunteer for the Taxi Charity Mike Hughes, took Major Ted, accompanied by…

After a year like no other The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has delivered a little Festive cheer to veterans who have missed out on so much during the Pandemic At Christmas for the last ten years veterans would gather from all over the south east for a huge party organised by the Taxi Charity.…

A new Strategic Recovery Fund from Kent County Council and administered through Kent Community Foundation is now open for grants of between £5,000 and £10,000       Kent Community Foundation is administering a new Strategic Recovery Fund on behalf of Kent County Council to help organisations across Kent adapt to the post COVID-19 “new…