How Brandon Connect helped Alexander work through anxiety – Mental Health Awareness Week

For Mental Health Awareness Week, we caught up with Alexander,* a young person who participated in the Brandon Connect programme with Geoffrey Baruch, Highly Specialist Project Clinician. Brandon Connect is a service funded by Islington Giving and Arsenal Foundation. It provides outreach and therapeutic support to 16- to 25-year-olds living in Islington, who have emotional […]

The Floating Garden blooms into a vibrant community space with exciting new initiatives!

The Floating Garden has made so much progress since our 2021 Young Grant Makers decided to fund the project. We caught up with Laura Price, Senior Projects Coordinator, to find out more about this vibrant community space and exciting upcoming initiatives including the launch of a new school’s programme.  We recently celebrated the arrival of […]

“Make-Do Play is surely one of the happiest places to be.”

We are happy to support Make-Do Play, a drop-in, child-led, informal space, where children can explore their creativity through free, safe and engaging activities. “We are passionate about all children and families being able to access free play. Children of all ages can explore loose parts, den making, messy play, open ended junk crafts and […]