Green Element Charity Diaries

Charity Diaries – April 2019

The  Harrington Scheme is a charity run by local teachers and volunteers for young adults with learning difficulties. The project is focused on learners being safe and independent.  It is a day college where young adults can work towards qualifications. This month...

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Charity Diaries – April 2019

The Harrington Scheme

The Harrington Scheme is a charity run by local volunteers for young adults with learning difficulties. The project is focused on learners being safe and independent. At the college learners can take; vocational courses, foundation courses, gardening skills...

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The Harrington Scheme

Charity Diaries December 2018

This was my final day of volunteering for the year at Share Nurseries, a social enterprise of Share Community within the grounds of Springfield University Hospital in South London. Because of the weather and construction on the grounds, we mostly spent the day in...

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Charity Diaries December 2018

Charity Diaries November 2018

  This month, I spent a day volunteering with the wonderful organisation Help Refugees. They have been around since 2015, starting off as a group of friends in Calais and spreading the word via Twitter. Since then, they have massively grown, and currently operate...

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Charity Diaries November 2018

Charity Diaries – Nidhee January 2018

City Harvest London Food waste is a huge area of concern; particularly in a thriving city like London – it costs on average £200 a year per person; yet so many people in our city are struggling to feed themselves or their families. On average, per 5...

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Green Element Charity - Nidhee

Charity Diaries – Alex January 2018

After closing over the Christmas period, Vauxhall City Farm was well and truly up and running once I came in for my first volunteer visit. The farm was born in 1976 as a collaborative project between locals to provide for themselves by growing crops and keeping...

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BCorp Chartity Work

Get Hooked on Fishing – Tenth Volunteer Visit

Get Hooked on Fishing – Tenth Volunteer Visit 26 March 2016   Get Hooked on Fishing – Family Fishing Fun Day   After a long, gruelling winter for GHOF, spring was on the horizon and so came the first Family Fishing Fun Day in the South for 2016. These...

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Get Hooked on Fishing – Ninth Volunteer Visit

Get Hooked on Fishing – Ninth Volunteer Visit 21 September 2015 Get Hooked on Fishing – Ninth Volunteer Visit It had been a busy summer for GHOF and with the arrival of term time it was another week with the Insight School Skills Academy; a school to help young...

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The Royal Parks Foundation- First visit

The Royal Parks Foundation- First visit 11 September 2015   During the school holidays, The Royal Parks Foundation and their Isis Education Centre organise Discovery days to welcome children of all ages to come and join various activities to discover the natural...

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Get Hooked on Fishing – Third Volunteer Visit

Get Hooked on Fishing – Third Volunteer Visit Joe Ellis      12 November 2014 My next visit to Get Hooked on Fishing fell on half term which meant that there was no scheduled group of school children organised for that day. Instead, myself and Tony, a retired keen...

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