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

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Summer is for sharing

Did you know that 90% of older Londoners say they feel lonely most of the time? A donation to South London Cares could help fund activities like pub club, salsa and tech workshops, helping your older neighbours to feel part of our amazing city, rather than left behind by it.

Donate and tackle isolation today
Fancy a challenge?

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

From spots in Prudential RideLondon to Royal Parks Half Marathon, from swims to gladiator races, there's something for everyone.

Check out our upcoming challenges
Uncovering Elephant and Castle's treasure

Elephant and Castle has changed a great deal in fifty years – and what better way to learn about those changes than through the stories of your older neighbours? 

Take part in our interactive Treasure Hunt to uncover hidden gems hiding in your neighbourhood. 

Find out about the Treasure Hunt
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Our Stories

"That's a great feeling!"

Posted by Lauren Chamberlain

Volunteer Lauren has been part of the South London Cares community since 2016. Read on to find out about her favourite moments so far, and what motivated her hold a fundraising pub quiz last week with her sensational Salt Recruitment colleagues. 

We're hiring – join The Cares Family as Head of Development

Posted by Emily Quilter

The Cares Family (South London Cares, North London Cares, Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares) are hiring a Head of Development to lead our trusts and foundations fundraising and to manage our brilliant team of Development Coordinators across our four branches and more as we grow. If you're an experienced, ambitious, skilled fundraiser with a passion for people, we'd love to hear from you.

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