Voluntary Services Lewisham: Christmas Hamper Project

At Christmas time VSL provides hampers to elderly, isolated adults, and children in the community. The hampers include boxes of food, Supermarket vouchers for families, as well as books and toys for children. Those in need are often referred to VSL by many different organisations, including, social workers, housing...

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Free Community Breakfast at Lewisham Irish Community Centre

Bringing the community together over breakfast Lewisham Irish Community Centre is offering a wide range of nutritious breakfast meals, free of charge, every Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:00am in their communal hall on Davenport Road, Catford. Open to anyone, the community meal is an opportunity for locals to get together;...

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Lewisham Case Study: Place Based Giving Schemes Report

place based giving report

Collaboration, innovation and community spirit – how place-based schemes are revitalising local philanthropy The report of the largest study of place-based giving schemes in England was launched today, commissioned by the Office for Civil Society, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The research uncovered a large and growing...

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Student Volunteering from Christ the King Sixth Form

Chris the King Students Get Involved We love young people rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in their community. This is exactly what happened with students from Christ the King Sixth Form on 4th July. Five willing volunteers spent the day with Lewisham Local to speak with local...

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Why Volunteer? By Nykolette from GoodGym

I am a proud member of the GoodGym movement. I joined GoodGym Lewisham in November 2016 and have enjoyed everything I have done with them to date including racing and volunteering. I initially stared attending and just did the group runs before signing up for missions and eventually coach...

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