Positive stories about local organisations helping communities in Kingston through the pandemic.





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Getting back to nature with Kingston Orchard Project 

Expr Express

Express CIC is an independent, user-led, not for profit voluntary sector organisation based in the borough of Kingston upon Thames.


KCIL works to make sure that all disabled people across the Royal Borough Of Kingston live as independently as they choose.



Advice and the provision of information during the pandemic



As soon as lockdown hit, Goodgym Kingston began doorstep dropping medicines and shopping to those who could no longer go out. 


Anstee Bridge continue providing services since the lockdown


The Fircroft Trust is a local charity based in Surbiton providing centre-based support to adults living in the community with mental health challenges or learning disabilities.



Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness continues to provide support to homeless people during pandemic  



South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) has been awarded the national Legal Aid Firm of the Year award 2020, for excellence in helping local people to understand their legal rights and get justice.


CREst (Cambridge Road Estates Community Group) is a charity that exists to look after the health and wellbeing of Cambridge estate’s residents.

voh hub

Voices of Hope and Food Hub deliver 1800 meals a week to those who are vulnerable, isolated, struggling with physical or mental health difficulties. 

Growbaby related

Noni and Peter have have supported thousands of young mums in need since 2003 - they are needed now more than ever...


Staff come together to preserve projects for children with learning disabilities 



Refugee Action Kingston (RAK) have been helping to facilitate the volunteering of their clients who like many others during this pandemic have been desperate to contribute to the community and do what they can to help.



Day Centre supporting service users during pandemic. 


Read about positive and uplifting stories from organisations helping communities in Kingston through the pandemic.  

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The Heart of the Community campaign

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Balance is awarded charity status