Council elves have been hard at work coordinating and wrapping gifts for the council’s annual Toy Drive to provide some Christmas joy for vulnerable children across Southend.
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Jingle Meals, a local initiative started by Chalkwell resident Ryan Gosling, will once again be delivering Christmas dinner with all the trimmings to those who are vulnerable, elderly, and also working for the NHS.
It’s that time of year again - we are bringing the eighth annual Toy Drive to town this Christmas, with the aim of ensuring all of Southend’s vulnerable children and young people receive a gift.
The Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs have joined up with past members and local musicians to produce a virtual recording of the classic song “How Can I keep from Singing?”.
A campaign is underway to secure a lasting legacy to late artist Paul Karslake at one of his favourite local charities.
Havens Hospices is asking the local community to ‘hop to it’ and enter its Hares About Town Grand Raffle to raise vital funds during the public art trail.
Charity calling on locals to take on a ‘Hare-raising’ challenge to mark launch of Hares About Town art trail
Havens Hospices is kickstarting fundraising activities during its Hares About Town public art trail with its Bad ‘Hare’ Day challenge.
Southend in Sight has secured funds for three years from the National Lottery Community Fund.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has sent its thanks to local charities for donating another four defibrillators to keep residents and visitors safe along Southend seafront.
Citizen’s Advice Southend have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
Havens Hospices is seeking runners who have managed to grab a place at this year’s world-famous London Marathon to join ‘Team Havens’ and help raise vital funds for their hospice care.
London Southend Airport is collaborating with South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE MIND) to support Mental Health Awareness Week, 10-16 May.
SNAP Charity provides vital support to local families with children who have any special need or disability. The helpline is more important than ever during the pandemic ensuring that families can speak to someone to receive assistance.
A local hospice charity is looking for ’green-fingered‘ volunteers to help maintain its gardens at its children’s hospice Little Havens and its adult hospice Fair Havens.
London Southend Airport, 23 April 2021: St Cedd’s Church are to offer Life Skills Courses starting in September for the local community. The courses are free of charge due to donations and funding by London Southend Airport.
The Council is recognising and thanking our local organisations, charities, and schools for delivering the Holiday activities and food programme (HAF) for Southend’s children and young people.
London Southend Airport has donated £1000 to Little Heroes ASD Support Group to help transform their support hub ready to welcome families to the space.
On the 26th of March from 7pm to 7am Southend YMCA is hosting their annual virtual fundraiser #YMCASleepEasy, where the vital funds raised will go towards tackling the root causes of youth homelessness.
Resilience, agility and the community’s support are being celebrated by a local hospice charity as it reaches an important milestone of being open for a full year.
Grab a seat, a drink and get your best quiz brains at the ready and take part in the next Havens Hospices Virtual Quiz to raise vital funds for local hospice care.