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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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    Second Annual Finsbury Park Jobs Fair

    The UCKG HelpCentre held its second annual Jobs Fair at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park on Tuesday 24 October. The half day event attracted 65 jobseekers, mostly in the 25-34 age range, and as a result 12 of the attendees were recruited onto Intech Centre courses. “Our aim was to help match good quality candidates […]
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    UCKG Hammersmith supports its local food bank

    Feeding the hungry was top of mind with members of the UCKG HelpCentre in Hammersmith during the week of 18-24 September, as this was their annual food bank donation week. Over the seven days, 103kg of non-perishable food and toiletries were collected, thanks to the generosity of locally based people living close to the HelpCentre […]
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    UCKG Brixton helps to feed the hungry

    In welcoming a donation of 123kg of non-perishable food and toiletries, from the Brixton UCKG HelpCentre, Elizabeth Maytom project lead at Norwood and Brixton food bank said: “Amazing to get the support and fantastic donation. Thank you.” The HelpCentre members had embarked upon their 2017 food donation week knowing that 13 million people live below […]
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