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"What better motivation to start training?"

Posted by Corentin Bourret on Thursday 6th June 2019

Today's blog for Volunteers Week is by Corentin, who shares his experience of fundraising for South London Cares by running the Hackney Half marathon, and how he still had time to practice his Español!

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"I think we can all 'be more Joyce'"

Posted by Emma Pietras on Tuesday 4th June 2019

In our second blog of Volunteers' Week, Emma describes how meeting Joyce through our Love Your Neighbour programme has led to a treasured friendship that incorporates journalism, dancing, and YouTube!

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"Everyone seems to have an amazing story to tell"

Posted by Anastasia Georgousis on Sunday 2nd June 2019

In our first blog of Volunteers' Week, Anastasia tells of her excitement at attending our clubs, how much she learns from the neighbours she meets, and how making a cup of tea is no longer outside of her comfort zone!

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"There's fun in everything"

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Friday 17th May 2019

With an infectious laugh and a smile that beams from ear to ear, Anita is an adventurous soul. Her attitude to life is truly inspiring. Her motto? "There's fun in everything; you just have to find it!" 

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Winter Wellbeing 2018/19 – the final report

Posted by Jasmin White on Wednesday 17th April 2019

Winter can be a doubly isolating time of year. So for the fifth year in a row, from October to March we were out and about helping older neighbours to stay warm, healthy, active and connected – and part of the community. See the infographic and read the report here.

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Dancing with David

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Wednesday 10th April 2019

The clocks have gone back, the days are getting lighter and longer, and the seasons are finally changing.  Change is the theme of this month's story.  While the warmer weather is a welcome change, it's truly inspiring to hear how some of our neighbours have coped with more significant changes to their lives. 

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