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Ahead of World Mental Health Day, Kent Community Foundation is highlighting some of the charities and groups who are working with their local community to help those with mental health needs     Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Mental health issues affect one in four people at some point in their lifetime,…

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…

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…

Spadework works with adults with learning difficulties, (who are called trainees), to develop their independence and personal skills, through social interaction with the community. They were awarded grant’s totalling £6,300 from Kent Community Foundation to support the work they do with over one hundred adults from the local community. Kent Community Foundation supported the pumpkin…