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    Leeds VYG helps clean up MHA communal gardens

    The Victory Youth Group, Leeds visited the MHA, (formerly known as Methodist Homes for the Aged) for its ‘We Care’ Youth Engagement day. MHA is a charity providing care accommodation and support for over 18,000 older people throughout the UK. Its aim is to eliminate isolation and loneliness by connecting older people in communities that […]
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    Peckham’s VYG helps local Police Officers with weapons sweep

    Peckham VYG joined forces with 4 local police officers for a local weapons sweep behind Peckham’s library. Members of the VYG volunteered their Saturday afternoon to perform a knife sweep, checking bushes, undergrowth, green spaces and anywhere else where knives, guns or other weapons that have been disposed of or hidden, could later on be […]
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    Plaistow VYG helps clean-up Jeyes Estate Green

    Plaistow VYG’s ‘We Care Youth Engagement” day for 2019 was to improve the Jeyes Estate Green, a small communal garden surrounded by flats. The area was selected because of its neglect, therefore causing a build-up of litter which has affected local residents. Local residents usually want the area to be cleaner but find it hard […]
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    Peckham’s Patient Care Group visits Miriam Lodge Hostel

    Four volunteers of the Patient Care Group visited the Miriam Lodge Hostel in Sydenham on Sunday 6th January after requests for clothes, toiletries and other items for its residents. As the PCG group visits the hostel every Saturday and Sunday, offering advice and support for all residents, they grabbed the opportunity presented to them to […]

    offering advice and support,

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    Catford Soup Kitchen hosts its first Christmas Day lunch

    The Catford Soup Kitchen hosted its first Christmas Day lunch for 20 local homeless people as well as 2 families with children. Volunteers spent most of the night preparing and cooking foods donated by its volunteers and members of the UCKG HelpCentre, as well as Waitrose, Lidl, Coop, Greggs, Tesco Fareshare and Cordel restaurant who supplied […]

    members of the community, UCKG HelpCentre,

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    Rough Sleepers Receive Blankets as Winter Arrives

    Winter is well and truly here! The biting cold sends most of us rushing home to wrap up in something warm and have a hot cup of tea or coffee, unwilling to go back outside unless absolutely necessary. No one wants to be stuck out in the cold, nor should anyone have to be. Yet, […]

    a huge risk to their life, put a smile on many faces,

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    Patient Care Group Diabetes awareness event

    On Saturday 25th August 2018, the Patient Care Group held its ‘Diabetes Awareness Day’ at the UCKG HelpCentre’s Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park. Similar events were also held in Edmonton, Stamford Hill, Peckham, and Plaistow. The Patient Care Group, the organisers of the event, is made up of dedicated volunteers who are willing to give […]

    different types of Diabetes, organisers of the event,

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    London’s youth stands up to knife crime

    The Victory Youth Group (VYG) held a march on Saturday, 14 July to protest against the recent rise in knife and gun crime among the capital’s youth. Under the slogan “Life’s Worth Living”, around 1,200 people took to the streets, starting at 3pm in Finsbury Park and ending in Wood Green High Road, passing through […]
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    Rescue of Dignity visit Pentonville Prison

    On Sunday 4 March, the ROD (Rescue of Dignity) group made a visit to Pentonville Prison with the aim of supporting families going through difficult times.

    a bright smile, opportunity to explain,

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    Leeds Youths March Against Knife Crime

    Young people from the Leeds branch of the Victory Youth Group (VYG) marched through the city centre from Regent Street to Dortmund Square on Saturday 21 October to boost awareness of gun and knife crime, and declare their opposition to it. The march, which took place between 2pm and 5pm was organised in response to […]
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