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WWII Veteran Bill Gladden, 98,  heard about Dave the Edensor Care Home Cat on a recent trip with the Taxi Charity and offered to paint his portrait. WWII Veteran Bill Gladden, 98, from Suffolk, has been painting all his life and particularly loves painting  dogs and horses to raise funds for his beloved Taxi Charity.…

The residents of the Edensor Care Centre in Clacton on Sea celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party. The residents of the Edensor Care Home in Clacton celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party on 26 March. The idea for the party was conceived after three residents had asked to become a Princess for the…

A grant of £4,800 from Kent Community Foundation will be used by Swale Community and Voluntary Services to fund initiatives including their popular film club Swale Community and Voluntary Services (Swale CVS) has been running a transport and befriending service for older people in the local community for over twenty years. They have been supported…

The annual Kent Community Foundation Surviving Winter Campaign raises awareness of the many issues the elderly face during the colder months and asks for donations to support those organisations who offer a service for older people. One group that the Surviving Winter Campaign might help is Wellbeing Link. The organisation  run by almost forty volunteers,…

‘Companionship at Christmas’ provides support over the festive period, for older people in Swale who are lonely, socially isolated, lacking mobility or have a disability ‘Companionship at Christmas’ an initiative from Swale Community and Voluntary Services provides an invaluable service to those who would otherwise be lonely over the Christmas period. Kent Community Foundation awarded the…

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…

As the country deals with a second lockdown, support continues to increase for Kent Community Foundation’s Knock and Check campaign to ease loneliness and isolation With Kent and Medway back in lockdown, Kent Community Foundation knows that it is now more important than ever that people across the county come together to support the Knock…