Love Kingston

Love Kingston Christmas Give

Love Kingston is taking apart in The Big Give to raise funds for local good causes this Christmas. After such a difficult year your donation will help people in need of food and essentials, who are living with the physical and mental health effects of Coronavirus or have lost loved ones during the pandemic. Every donation will make a difference.

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1160403)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£2,700

Amount raised

£2,700

Time left

2 days

Donations

11

    Category

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief

    Helping

  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Older PeopleOlder People
  • People With DisabilitiesPeople With Disabilities

Location

United Kingdom

  • 'I spoke to a lady who cried with relief when she knew meals were coming tonight.' I cannot stress how much these meals are needed and you have helped make this work possible.”

    — Sarah- Voices of Hope, volunteer

  • "The level of need is incredible, and these are families who we have never seen before and would not normally need our service" "So a massive thank you. It has literally changed our working lives for the better"

    — Noni- Grow Baby, staff team member

  • "Without the Love Kingston grant, we couldn't do as much as we have done. It goes a long way and has helped us reach loads of kids struggling in school as well as provide something lovely for the community to enjoy"

    — Kathryn- Anstee Bridge, Director

  • Our users are aged 60- 90+ years, they have been using the devices we gave, it's helped them connect with their families abroad and with the younger generations. They are taking part in many activities now; they're talking with each other in a way they didn't before. It's inspiring to see

    — Sheetal- Milaap Multicultural Centre, Director

Situation

Love Kingston aims to reduce poverty and inequality in the Borough of Kingston. Although Kingston may appear to be a wealthy area, the Borough has pockets of great need. Coronavirus has highlighted and amplified these needs. Love Kingston is best placed to identify those needs and support the local community give grants where they are most needed.

Solution

We will give grants to local good cause that supporting local people