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Events supported by Islington Giving’s Make it Happen Fund

This Small Charity Week, we’re excited to highlight some fantastic events funded by Islington Giving’s Make it Happen Fund. These events are a great opportunity to witness the impactful work your support makes possible. Feel free to reach out to us or the event organisers for more information. We will be adding more events and […]

Putting carers on the map: Interview with Sarah Page, Carers Fund Panellist

To mark Carers Week, we caught up with Sarah Page, a member of the Islington Giving Carers Panel responsible for making recent funding decisions. Sarah is also an Islington resident, carer of her son, and now Islington Giving’s Make It Happen Fund Coordinator, where she helps support grassroots projects that spark joy and foster community […]

Celebrating Volunteers Week: Join us in driving social impact!

Happy #VolunteersWeek! We are so lucky to have such a connected, collaborative and vibrant voluntary sector in Islington. From lending a helping hand to driving social impact, thank you for all you do to create a brighter Islington together! Here are three ways you can get involved this Volunteers Week and beyond. 1) Islington has […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024: #MomentsForMovement

This year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek theme is #MomentsForMovement, which highlights the impacts of movement on mental health and wellbeing, including and not limited to: Promoting social interaction: Group activities or sports can increase social engagement and reduce feelings of loneliness. Enriching our lives and experiences: Regular physical activity contributes to a greater overall sense of wellbeing and […]

Sparking joy with the Good Neighbours Scheme ✨💌

The Islington Giving Sparking Joy project is part of our wider work to tackle loneliness, isolation and poverty in the borough. At a recent coffee morning with the Good Neighbours Scheme, hosted at the Hugh Cubitt Community Centre, our team distributed postcards with your messages of kindness. The response from attendees was incredible, sparking conversations […]

Neurodiversity Celebration Week in Islington

Neurodiversity Celebration Week aims to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. It aims to transform how neurodivergent individuals are perceived and supported, while creating more inclusive and equitable cultures that celebrate differences and empower every individual. From Autism to ADHD, we’re proud to support local groups in Islington which support and work with neurodiverse […]