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Neighbourhood Watch brings neighbours together to create strong, friendly, active communities where crime and anti-social behaviour are less likely to happen. Their vision is that of a caring society that is focused on trust and respect in which people are safe from crime and enjoy a good quality of life. Neighbourhood Watch is about making sure that fewer people feel afraid, vulnerable or isolated in the place where they live.
Suited & Booted helps vulnerable unemployed men get into employment by providing them with a suit and other interview clothing and accessories. The organisation aims for interviewees to move on from support, not only looking smart, but with their self-confidence boosted, better equipped to succeed at their job interview and deal with life’s challenges.
Age UK Wandsworth’s goals are to ensure older people have an improved quality of life, can live independently and well in their homes and are able to participate in the community. The organisation also aims to reduce the demand for health and social care through the services provided.
Clothing Collective was set up in order to help those facing financial hardship to clothe themselves. By providing redeemable vouchers which can be exchanged in our partner charity shops for basic clothing, the organisation helps those in need find clothes they are otherwise unable to access with dignity.
Clowns Without Borders’ mission is to alleviate the suffering of children through laughter and play, recognising these things as stabilising forces for children living through humanitarian disaster. Through dynamic clown performances and playful, child-centred workshops, the organisation provides emotional comfort and respite to children when they need it the most.
Newly formed Tenants and Residents Association in Brent were looking at ways to engage their community. With the area undergoing regeneration the TRA is a way to give a voice to those living through the regeneration.
In order to implement better processes around volunteer management and attract funding for our volunteer programmes, Baytree were seeking to achieve UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management: ‘Investing in Volunteers’.
Climate Ed, being in the early stages of development, were looking at reviewing their budget so that it could be structured with confidence. For all charitable organisations, a strong budget allows confident strategic planning and funding planning.
Home-Start Wandsworth came to Link UP London looking for support developing out their impact reporting capacity. Home-Start supports families with young children under the age of five.
Commons Legal was looking to boost their online presence. Volunteer Aggie stepped in to support!
SWLLC needed support with their annual review and Lou, a local graphic designer, was matched onto the project! Read here about how skilled volunteering can be done remotely!
Wandsworth Mediation Service is modernising and expanding its outreach and wanted to make sure that their policy documents and handbooks are all up-to-date and accurate. A Link UP volunteer stepped in to support them!
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