During these times of austerity food banks have started to get more enquiries as more families are finding it difficult to earn enough to buy all their weekly groceries. Once …Read More
Southend High School for Boys student sells belongings on eBay to help tackle poverty in Kolkata, India.Read More
Southend YMCA is challenging you (if you are 18 or over) to join their Sleep Easy event and sleep outside overnight at their Ambleside Drive site on Saturday March 2nd 2013, from 7pm until 7am the following morning. In the morning you will be awarded with your free bacon, or egg, roll.Read More
There are several charities and organisations which help the elderly. Last year we took a look at Contact the Elderly, who organise vital social meet-ups for elderly people. This year we shall look at Age UK, which is a new charity created from the merger of Age Concern and Help the Aged. Age UK have an Essex arm, Age UK Essex.Read More
Walk 10k around Harlow in memory of a loved one you’ve lost, walk for someone you know who has been helped by St Clare Hospice or just walk for fun and fitness. …Read More
On 29th January 2012 why not support St Clare Hospice at their 5km sponsored dog walk which starts and finishes at the hospice in Hastingwood.
The walk starts at 10.30am. After the walk round the local Hastingwood countryside, there will be treats and even a medal for the pooches… soup and rolls will be provided for the owners!Read More
According to charity Contact the Elderly, 850,000 elderly people across the UK live alone. Many elderly people will not see anyone at all over the Christmas period while many also have no human contact for months at a time.
As the population of Essex and the rest of the UK continues to rise, more and more people are living alone.Read More
Take part and get a team together! Wear your most outrageous heels or funky slippers! We just want every girl and women (and man!) at this event to help raise funds for the hospice at the same time of you having a great night out on 28th January 2012!Read More
Celebrate the arrival of spring and join us for our fifth Havens to Havens sponsored walk on Sunday 1 April 2012.
Get together with friends and family and stroll through lush woodlands, via the historic Hadleigh Castle, taking in wonderful views of the Leigh on Sea coastline whilst raising vital funds for your local hospices.Read More
Join us on 18 September 2011 for the Little Havens Track Day event, which will be held at Ford Dunton Technical Centre in Laindon, Essex, and is expected to attract …Read More
I have today been looking at ways we can help those in need out in Japan. It seems that the best charity to support if the Red Cross. Although they …Read More
Sponsored by Penrose & Partners Veterinary Surgeons & Snoopies Grooming Salon Supported by Essex County Standard, Bow Wow Pet Photography & Barking Mad Dogs Do It For Headway!! …Calling all Happy Hounds …Read More
CELEBRITY SHOE AUCTION GETS TANZANIA ON ITS FEET Stars including Essex’s own Denise Van Outen, Strictly Come Dancing’s Felicity Kendal, Jameela Jamil, Mel C and Scrubs actor Zach Braff are just …Read More
A local rehabilitation group run by NHS South East Essex is looking for volunteers to help those who have suffered a stroke to improve their communication. The Speech and Language …Read More
NHS South East Essex takes it’s first step towards Baby Friendly status. As part of World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August), NHS South East Essex is reminding mums and mums-to-be that …Read More
The Old Kings Head are hosting a charity weekend in aid of Little Havens Children’s Hospice on 7th and 8th August 2010. There will be lots to do for all …Read More
Kathryn Prosser, 36 from Great Leighs near Chelmsford in Essex has just come back from Tanzania having spent a week climbing Africa’s highest peak and the world’s highest free standing …Read More
Essex Blind Charity are holding a Jazzy Cocktail party on Saturday 28th August to celebrate their 90th anniversary. The event will be held in the gardens of their residential home, …Read More
Calling all Happy Hounds to take part in this year’s Colchester Dogathon with an exciting 3 mile route for you to explore! There is an alternative short walk for the …Read More
Farleigh Hospice is a charity in Chelmsford which provides care for those who are suffering from limiting illnesses. They also support those who have been bereaved. All services are free …Read More
In 2009 the Essex Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run celebrates its 10th anniversary and this years run will take place on Sunday 13th September. The event is certain to be our …Read More