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Overview of Lewisham Voluntary Sector Conference 2020

We were delighted to host over 100 individuals from local voluntary groups, businesses and other organisations for We Can Do It – Lewisham’s Voluntary Sector Conference 2020. If you missed it you can read below presentations of each session and a overview from our CEO. Overview & Key Takeaways...

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Pepys Social Supermarket – How a social supermarket works

Pepys Social Supermarket Pepys Social Supermarket is defined by the community that supports it, in their own words the shop is run by residents for residents. The food project follows a social supermarket model, where members living in the local area pay a weekly fee of £3.50 for a...

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Dignity in Practice Toolkit for Volunteers – Nourish Scotland

Volunteers play a vital role in delivering community food projects and many organisations that respond to food insecurity simply couldn’t do what they do without the contribution and commitment of volunteers. Similarly, when it comes to delivering community food activities with dignity, volunteers play a crucial role too. Alongside...

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Free Festive Meals in Lewisham

No one needs to be alone on Christmas day in Lewisham! Join one of the free community Christmas meals around the borough. If you know of any other free community meals during the festive season, please let Community Connections know on community.connections@ageuklands.org.uk or 0208314 3244. Thank you to Lewisham...

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Linking Lives Crofton Park takes up the Loneliness Lock-In Challenge!

Meet Alma, the coordinator of Linking Lives, a befriending initiative based in Crofton Park that matches local volunteer befrienders to local residents living in the areas of Crofton Park, Brockley, and Forest Hill who are experiencing loneliness. Linking Lives, Crofton Park has over 50 volunteer befrienders since it began...

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