fundraising

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…

When the fundraising group, Cabbies do Kilimanjaro,  had to postpone their plans to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2020, little did they know that their challenge would be on hold for so long. Finally with a green light to fly to Tanzania, Cabbies Do Kilimanjaro, a fundraising group of London Cab drivers…

On 14 November when the Capital falls silent at 11.00am, hundreds of London’s black cab drivers who volunteer their time to drive veterans from train and tube stations to the Cenotaph and the Parade as part of the Poppy Cabs free Service, will also pause to remember. Since 2009 London’s Black Taxis have provided a…

Kent Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign to support the elderly and vulnerable will be more pertinent this year with the growing concerns over fuel price increases. Each year Kent Community Foundation launches its Surviving Winter Campaign to raise awareness of the number of avoidable winter deaths amongst the elderly and to ask those who…

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Kent Community Foundation financially supporting charities and community groups across Kent and Medway One community group which has been supported by Kent Community Foundation for the last twenty years is the Pegasus Playscheme in Dover which offers children, including those who have rare and complex disabilities a fun-packed…

Ahead of the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Japan, that ultimately led to the end of World War II, the Taxi Charity spoke to some veterans who served in the Far East in WWII. Roy “Doug” Miller 96, from Croydon, joined the Navy in 1940 as a fifteen-year-old having lied about his age “It…

Two of the fundraising group Cabbies do Kilimanjaro join a team of supermarket drivers to deliver food during the pandemic Two of London’s licensed black cabbies who saw their work driving cabs in London dry up almost overnight have joined a leading supermarket to make food deliveries during the pandemic. Daren Parr from Blackheath and…