A community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing city.

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Join our #RemoteRelay team!

Create connection for south London! On 20th July for one week, we’re hosting a #RemoteRelay, and we’re looking for people to join our relay team and run, cycle or walk 10k to raise £100 and keep neighbours across south London connected.

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Staying connected in a disconnecting time

As social distancing continues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adapted our programmes to help older and younger neighbours stay connected in a disconnecting time. 

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Support intergenerational connections this summer

It can be difficult to know how to help your community during a crisis. But by donating to South London Cares, you can help us to help older and younger people to stay connected in a disconnecting time.

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Give the gift of friendship

Sharing time is precious – especially in our busy, fast-paced city. But 40% of older people say the TV is their main form of company, and young people are increasingly feeling disconnected too. By donating to South London Cares, you could help make our activities possible so that older and younger Londoners can share time and new experiences

Fancy a challenge?

If you want to go the extra mile for South London Cares, check out our upcoming challenge events.

From 5k fun runs to marathons, and swims to cycles, there's something for you to brave this year.

It's our 6th Birthday!

by Jodie Goffe

Six years ago today, we followed the path of our older sibling charity, North London Cares, and took our first steps towards tackling loneliness and isolation in South London. 

Racial Equity Workshop

by Olivia Broomfield

It’s easy to consider yourself not-racist by treating everyone equally, regardless of race - but we need to consider what it means to be actively anti-racist. Which is why, at the beginning of July, we linked up with The Anti-Racist Educator, a phenomenal organisation which works to make critical understandings of race and anti-racism from the academic realm more accessible to the wider community.

 

Meet Poona and Ganga

by Olivia Broomfield

We thought the shift to the virtual realm would be a good opportunity to get to know some of our community a little better, so invited Poona and Ganga to South London Cares’ new HQ (Zoom) for a makeshift interview. Here’s how it went:

Winter Wellbeing 2019/20 – the full report

by Matt Scaysbrook

In disconnecting times, listening, hearing, seeing and connecting with neighbours is vital. That's why, every year, South London Cares leads a Winter Wellbeing project – to help older neighbours to stay warm, active and connected. Read some of the stories and stats of the impact of the project this year – one of the biggest to date.

 

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