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Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that from January 2022 Robert Sackville-West will Chair their Board of Trustees For twenty years grant-maker Kent Community Foundation has been supporting  organisations across Kent and Medway. Behind the charity is a hard-working group of volunteer trustees who are the governing body and ultimately are responsible for everything the…

A Kent Community Foundation grant will support a Primal Roots initiative to get addicts running into the New Year. A grant of £11,500 from Kent Community Foundation will fund an important Primal Roots fitness programme to support those overcoming addiction, the trauma of homelessness or a life caught up in the criminal justice system. The…

Volunteer Cab drivers from the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans are taking Chelsea Pensioners to see the London lights. The Taxi Charity and the Royal Hospital Chelsea have a very long relationship so when the Hospital asked if any of the charity’s volunteer cab drivers might drive some Chelsea Pensioners to see the lights, to…

Kent Community Foundation was delighted to make a £500 donation towards a Christmas Dinner for stroke survivors in Dartford. The Thames Gateway YMCA asked the Kent Community Foundation team for financial support for a Christmas Lunch for twenty stroke survivors, many of whom are over fifty and vulnerable and attend a weekly YMCA fitness class…

London cab drivers John Dillane, Daren Parr and Lyndsey Lockhart met the High Commissioner to Tanzania ahead of their fundraising challenge to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro in early 2022. On 2 December, London cab drivers Daren Parr, John Dillane and Lyndsey Lockhart enjoyed a cup of famous Tanzanian coffee with the High Commissioner…

This Christmas, food education charity Communigrow based in East Malling, is hosting eco-friendly wreath making workshops and a winter family celebration. This December Communigrow is holding wreath making events  and a winter family celebration to spread some festive cheer and raise money to support the educational activities they provide for young people and vulnerable groups.…

Kent Community Foundation has been supporting The Music Man Project since 2017 and funding from The Auston Trust Fund will be used to stage this December’s sell out Music Man Project Christmas Concert in Gillingham. The Music Man Project is an accessible music education service creating inspirational opportunities for people with a learning disability to…

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…