Andrew, one of our volunteers, has written an article in which he discusses using his skills as a writer, illustrator and book designer to help with our Litfest “literature for life” project. Alonside other volunteers, Andrew has been working with clients to create a story, from initial brainstorming of ideas to the final
In August CatchingLives kitchen volunteer Sheila Miller was joined by her daughter Jae (pictured) and grandson Oscar in a trek up Africa’s highest mountain which stands at 19,341 ft above sea level. Well done to the trio for undertaking this journey and we would like to say a huge thank
Catching Lives would like to say a big thank you to students at The University Kent, including Canterbury Homeless Outreach Society, Darwin Student Committee, SFX Society and the Francophone Society (and anyone we may have missed!) who, through Kent Union’s Raise and Give (RaG), have over the last few months
EEA Project Worker (1 year fixed term contract) To work at Canterbury Open Centre and in the local community Hours: 15 hrs per week (Normally between 8.30 and 5.00 Mon – Fri but some weekend and evening working may be required) Salary: £19,000 pa (pro rata) Location: Canterbury, Kent
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We are pleased to announce that, in August, we will be launching a weekly medical clinic, led by volunteer nurses and doctors who will assist our clients with any physical issues they are facing. We hope for each client to have access to a health assessment, onsite interventions such as
We are pleased to announce that, after conducting a staff survey about local charities, Christ Church University have decided to present Catching Lives at cheque to the sum of £951. The cheque was presented to Catching Lives’ chair of trustees James Duff by the University’s vice chancellor, Mr Rama Thirunamachandran.
On 30th June, James Duff (Catching Lives’ Chair of Trustees) was delighted to be presented a cheque for £5421.46 which was raised over the course of a year whilst Catching Lives was one of the Lady Mayoress’ charities of the year. The amazing amount was raised via various events including
- Catching Lives offering free training on various topics this Autumn
- Catching Lives’ Summer BBQ- Saturday 18th August 2018
- Catching Lives’ ‘Text to Give’ Campaign goes live
- Canterbury Community shelter coordinators job advert
- City of Canterbury Chamber Choir presents- Fables and Faure – (collecting for Catching Lives)
- Catching Lives Summer Fete- Saturday 23rd June
- Catching Lives’ Bookshop nominated for Kent award- Voting now open.
- Headmaster of The King’s School- Charity marathon for Catching Lives