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Handy tips for your first Social Club!

Posted by Sasha Khan on Tuesday 26th November 2019

Our social clubs give you the chance to meet people you wouldn't normally get the chance to hang out with with, and a few first-time nerves are totally natural. Our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator gives you some handy tips for your coming to your first social club...

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Our first three social clubs!

Posted by Craig Mahoney on Thursday 21st November 2019

October brought rain, pumpkins, and most excitingly, our first three social clubs! In our latest blog, Craig shares stories from our Haggerston Quiz, Clapton Modern Art Workshop and Bethnal Green Black History Month celebration.

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Celebrating our first volunteer induction

Posted by Sasha Khan on Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Earlier this month East London Cares welcomed 32 younger neighbours to their first ever volunteer induction. Despite the cold and dreary weather, the room was packed with people excited to get involved. 

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Our first Winter Wellbeing project is here!

Posted by Sasha Khan on Thursday 3rd October 2019

With winter on its way, East London Cares is kicking off its first Winter Wellbeing project to help older east Londoners keep warm, active and connected through the colder months. Our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Sasha shares what it's all about, and how you can help. 

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Shared house, lonely city

Posted by Rosa Friend on Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Our Head of Programmes, Rosa, on her love of east London, her early twenties without a sense of community, and how a neighbour's complaint to the council – combined with a break-in – changed her perspective.

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Tackling loneliness together

Posted by Rosa Friend on Tuesday 21st May 2019

Tower Hamlets and Hackney continue to change at pace – and that can heighten feelings of disconnection. We explore why tackling loneliness in our boroughs is so important, and how you can help. 

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Welcome to East London Cares

Posted by Rosa Friend on Thursday 16th May 2019

East London Cares is a community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing city. Our programmes will begin in autumn 2019 – bringing older and younger people together to feel more connected to the people and places around them.

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