St Christopher’s Hospice held a special concert, ‘Giving Voice’ to celebrate Compassionate Neighbours in South East London. Hosted by one of their project partners, Christ Church, Gypsy Hill it featured local musicians, singers and writers from South East London.
Compassionate Neighbour projects gather to celebrate what has been achieved, what has been learned and plan for the future
We are excited to announce that Hospice UK are partnering with us to make available four CSIS Charity Fund small grants to pilot Compassionate Neighbours projects in different areas of the South East.
The Compassionate Communities movement is growing across the Basque country in Spain, with a wide interest in the Compassionate Neighbours model. Carly Attridge, Programme Lead at St Joseph’s recently spent an exciting three days supporting Vivir Con Voz Propia with the beginnings of their social isolation and end of life project.
What a great conference, described by participants as ‘both inspiring and informative’ with 91% rating the day as either excellent or very good.
St Joseph’s Hospice has been awarded funding to continue and expand its Compassionate Neighbours project work in East London.
The Huffington post featured Compassionate Neighbours in their Human Kind celebration of kindness
What a fantastic conference, 70 Compassionate Neighbours came together from across London together with 30 project staff from 8 hospices, Hospice UK, Compassionate Inverclyde, Nesta, Libby Sallnow and friends from the GroundSwell project in Australia. Hospice UK wrote a blog of the day which you can read here.
Our first conference takes place on May 1st, bringing together compassionate neighbours from across all the project
Event to celebrate the success of the project and its expansion.