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We couldn't do this without you

Posted by Alex Smith on Wednesday 7th August 2019

Eight years ago this month, amid rioting, our sibling charity North London Cares opened. Three years later, South London Cares became the proud second branch of The Cares Family. Today, that family is growing – with Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares already part of the clan and East London Cares coming soon. 

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Gerry's yarns

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Wednesday 17th July 2019

"Oh, a little turn like that is nothing!" Gerry is originally from the Republic of Ireland, County Offaly. He moved to London in the early '80s, and he places huge value on community - a quality that shines through in his neighbourly character.  

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Introducing Jodie - our new Development Coordinator

Posted by Jodie Goffe on Wednesday 19th June 2019

Meet Jodie! She is the newest member of our development team, who work to secure the all important funds that make our work possible. You will find her cheering on our challenge fundraisers, calling out raffle prizes, and enthusiastically thanking our amazing donors. 

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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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