Lewisham Local launched its first ‘Get Involved Fair’, it was hosted by Lewisham Library, and included 14 organisations/community groups that showcased the great work that they do and offered individuals access to a wide range of volunteering opportunities to get involved in and make a difference in the local community.
Charities and community groups included: South London & Maudsley NHS Trust; Healthwatch Lewisham; Lewisham Wellbeing Map; 999 Club; Goldsmiths Community Centre; St Christopher’s Hospice; Table Talk; Ageing Well in Lewisham; Africa Advocacy Foundation; HYPE Project; Lewisham Irish Community Centre; Familyngage; Street Trees for Livin
What did individuals and organisation say?
- I got to meet lots of potential volunteers’
- ‘I talked to lots of local people who were interested in getting involved with their local community’
- ‘I really enjoyed talking to the general public’
- ‘It was a great opportunity to meet so many organisations, and find out about all the difference opportunities I can get involved in’
We would like to thank all the organisations that attended and Lewisham Library for hosting the event.
How will you get involved?
So, missed the event? Don’t worry; we will be hosting monthly ‘Get Involved Fairs’ throughout 2020. To find out when the next one will be – please click to find out more.