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As the surge in demand for food banks increases during the COVID-19 lockdown, the London Taxi Drivers Charity for Children has stepped in to help a food bank in North London With families being made, or facing redundancy or furlough during the pandemic the demand for help from food banks is increasing dramatically  and the…

 This May the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would have been taking WWII veterans to 75th anniversary Dutch Liberation and VE Day celebrations. Sadly, these events had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions and many of the veterans will be spending the 8th May alone The Taxi Charity wanted to remind WWII heroes…

Four weeks ago, Kent Community Foundation announced the launch of the KCF Coronavirus Emergency Fund to support charities and community groups facing extreme difficulties including closure, as the impact of social distancing puts a stop to crucial fundraising activities. The amazing total of £1.1m which has been raised to date includes a donation of £521,000…

The impact of Coronavirus, COVID-19 within the charitable sector in Kent will be unprecedented and Kent Community Foundation has responded with a new Emergency Fund With immediate effect Kent Community Foundation will be supporting charities and community groups facing extreme difficulties or closure, as the impact of government measures to reduce the spread of the…

Set up by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, Children’s Mental Health Week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.       The theme of this year’s Place2Be Children’s Mental Health Week is Find your Brave,  supported by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge www.royal.uk/duchess-cambridges-message-mark-place2be-children%E2%80%99s-mental-health-week-2020     Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent…

The £2.65 million donation to Kent Community Foundation will support charities, community groups and social enterprises representing the 130,000 people living in Tonbridge and Malling and will be called the High Hilden Fund.   Bill Wass, Chair of the High Hilden Fund panel, said, “The High Hilden Care Home was a much-loved local facility in…

This year London’s shortest cabbie Claire Zazzara plans to lose four stones, get fit and climb Mount Kilimanjaro, while raising money for the London Taxi Driver’s Charity for Children Claire Zazzara, 46, has been a London Cabbie for eight years. At only 4ft and 10 inches she is proud to be London’s shortest cabbie. Over…