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North London Cares is a volunteer network matching young professionals to imaginative projects to support our older neighbours in need of a little extra time, practical help, social connection or human companionship.

Our objective is to build relationships between people who might not normally interact, to tackle isolation, bridge social divides and bring our communities closer together.

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Annual Report 2013/2014

Annual Report 2013/2014

Thursday 21st May 2015

This is North London Cares' Annual Report for 2013/2014. It covers the period from September 1st 2013 to August 31st 2014. It contains information about our objectives, our core delivery work, where our funding comes from and our financial position. It also contains messages from our Chair and our CEO, and some detail about our plans for the future. 

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Sophie smashes the Hackney Half

Sophie smashes the Hackney Half

Monday 18th May 2015

On Sunday 10th May, Sophie, one of our fantastic volunteers, completed the Hackney Half Marathon. Here, she reveals why she made the decision to run this - her second half marathon - in aid of North London Cares.

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What is North London Cares?

What is North London Cares?

Wednesday 6th May 2015

Although it's still a few months until our 4th birthday (stay tuned for big party details) today is 5 years to the day since the idea for North London Cares was born. Here, our founder Alex recalls the story that inspired this community network - and how you can be part of it.

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Klara rises to the occasion

Klara rises to the occasion

Friday 17th April 2015

A few weeks ago, Klara - one of our amazing Kentish Town volunteers - held a bake sale in aid of North London Cares. In this blog, she explains what inspired her to take to the kitchen and how she got on. 

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