All posts filed under: Charity

Peckham Sponsors Refugees Screening of Human Flow

‘When there is nowhere to go nowhere is home.’ Join Peckham Sponsors Refugees  on 11th June for an exclusive viewing of this highly acclaimed documentary and raise money to bring a refugee family to Peckham. Come up early for spectacular views across South London. Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey. Human Flow is a witness to its subjects and their desperate search for safety, shelter and justice: from teeming refugee camps …

Peckham Sponsors Refugees

Peckham Sponsors Refugees are now delighted to launch their fundraising page www.give.net/peckhamsponsorsrefugees They have a fundraising target of £20,000 which will secure a deposit on a home, furniture and provide extensive, expensive support with interpretation and counselling. They need to hit £9,000 before they can formally start the process with the Home Office.  How can you help? Peckham Sponsors Refugees are arranging several fundraising events which will help build awareness of this cause and raise funds… But there is loads that you can all do individually or in smaller groups to get the ball rolling. Donate! Visit the page now  www.give.net/peckhamsponsorsrefugees and remember to include gift aid with your donation (if you are eligible). Share the link. If you’ve been talking to your friends and families about this initiative then I’m sure you’ve had lots of offers of support. Please send the link to anyone who’s shown an interest, or post it on social media. Can you raise money through work/social groups/school? You might want to organise a bake sale for the office or a bucket collection in your …

Dulwich Park Fun Run

The Dulwich Park Fun Run on Saturday 26th May is a family friendly fundraising event that brings together the local community, families, athletes, and the wider cystic fibrosis community for the event of the spring! Set in the beautiful Dulwich Park; the 10km race consists of runners completing the circular route six times, and the 5km racers running the route three times. Every runners will receive lots of cheering and water along the route, a medal and goodie bag to take home with you. There is ample parking, toilet facilities, water stations, refreshments available to purchase, and a bouncy castle for the little ones. Sign up here! Dulwich Park, London, SE21 7BQ Image: The Cystic Fibrosis Trust SaveSave SaveSave

First ever Woof Cancer Day organised to raise cash for Cancer Research UK

A family fundraiser welcoming four legged friends has been organised to raise vital cash for Cancer Research UK. Pet pooches and their owners are being invited to sign up for Woof Cancer Day – a 5km dog walk around Dulwich, which has been organised by the Dulwich Woof Committee in aid of Cancer Research UK. The event takes place on March 4th at 11am and there will be a number of activities to get involved in including top dog and fancy-dress competition, refreshments and of course some poochtastic stalls! Entry is just £5 for each adult and £5 for each dog. Cancer Research UK is dedicated to saving more lives by preventing, controlling and curing all cancers. The charity funds the work of thousands of scientists, doctors and nurses who are fighting over 200 types of cancer. Laura Megatli, local fundraising manager at Cancer Research UK, said: “Thanks to Cancer Research UK’s work, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. “Survival rates have doubled over the last 40 years and the charity’s work has …

Out The Box Girls’ Festival presented by charity, BelEve 

London-based charity, BelEve is celebrating its years of work empowering girls and young women by hosting an exclusive event at south London’s brand-new venue, Peckham Levels. Taking place on Thursday 15th February from 4pm – 8pm, the event is hosted by BBC 1 Xtra’s DJ Melody Kane. There will also be live music from Mobo-nominated, Nike Jemiyo and X Factor’s Rai-Elle alongside talks and panels featuring film director, Sofia Olins, Pro-Wrestling:EVE founder Emily Reed and award-winning entrepreneur Anne Timpany, among other special guests to be announced. To cement the festival atmosphere, there will be stalls and interaction featuring exclusive nail art from leading nail brand, House of Lady Muck and make-up from esteemed make-up artist Rachel Barclay as well as a raffle offering money-can’t-buy prizes including signed Game Of Thrones merchandise, dance lessons, BelEve workshop places and much more. The Festival is open to all, with the aim of raising funds for BelEve whose aim is to continue to empower and inspire girls and young women to maximise their potential, celebrate their achievements and be leaders in their world. BelEve was founded five years ago by sisters, Chyloe and Marsha Powell as a tribute to …