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Thank you AlixPartners!

Posted by Emily Clarke on Friday 16th February 2018

AlixPartners have supported South London Cares for over a year. This blog shares some of the highlights from the partnership so far. 

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Annual Report 2016/17

Posted by Alex Smith on Wednesday 14th February 2018

We're really proud to present South London Cares' third annual report. The report is packed with stories, data, images and case studies about our programmes, finances and the impact of younger and older neighbours sharing time, laughter and new experiences in our rapidly changing city.

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Celebrating Barbara and Naomi's friendship

Posted by Jasmin White on Monday 12th February 2018

This month we caught up with Barbara and Naomi in Camberwell. The neighbours were introduced a year and a half ago through our Love Your Neighbour programme, and hang out together every other Tuesday for a few hours. They told us about their extraordinary friendship and experience together on the Love Your Neighbour programme.

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We're hiring! Join our team as Programme Coordinator (Love Your Neighbour)

Posted by Rosa Friend on Wednesday 7th February 2018

South London Cares is seeking an enterprising and committed people-person to join our core team in this new post as Programme Coordinator (Love Your Neighbour). This role is dedicated to growing the Love Your Neighbour programme across Lambeth. We're looking for an authentic and creative high-quality communicator who can build lasting relationships with diverse groups and individuals. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!

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"I decided to do something outside of my comfort zone, and I'm so glad I did"

Posted by Fadha on Tuesday 6th February 2018

"I have been introduced to activities and events that I would never have thought of, been to, or indeed had the courage to attend or take part in otherwise." Fadha started coming along to social clubs at the beginning of 2017. She never would have imagined that a year on, she'd have tried her hand and boxing and bricklaying. Here she shares what the new experiences have meant to her. 

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We're hiring! Join our team as Development Coordinator (Partnerships)

Posted by Emily Clarke on Friday 2nd February 2018

The Cares Family (South London Cares and North London Cares) are seeking an ambitious, hard-working, collaborative fundraiser to join our Development team in this new post as Development Coordinator (Partnerships). The role will help us to expand our partnerships with corporate and other organisations and to grow our unrestricted funding base so that we can meet our objectives in the long term. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!

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Join our team in 2018!

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Thursday 1st February 2018

Join our biggest team challenge event this year! Take on the Thames Path Challenge and walk 50km or 100km of England's most famous river for South London Cares. Read on to find out how you can be part of something special  ❤

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My year leading Creative Writing club: "Together, we learn not to be scared of trying new things"

Posted by Emily Kate Groves on Wednesday 31st January 2018

One year ago, Emily, a writer and poet, started leading our Creative Writing social club in Clapham. Here she sums up what makes it so special: "We’ve laughed, we’ve cried and we’ve learnt a lot about each other – celebrating the many different ways we all look at the world and how the words we put on paper reflect the lives we’ve lived."

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