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The Big News for 2014

Penny for London Launched!

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Penny for London was launched by Boris Johnson on 29th October as a revolutionary way for us all to support local causes. Speaking at the launch at London Bridge he said: “Penny for London is a big, bold idea that will revolutionise the way we give to charity." The scheme allows ...

by Naomi Howgate

London United Launched

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Role models: coaches Mulenga Chafilwa and Victor Alaneme with young hopefuls from Peckham. Picture: Nigel Howard
Role models: coaches Mulenga Chafilwa and Victor Alaneme with young hopefuls from Peckham. Picture: Nigel Howard

The London Evening Standard has launched London United to harness the power of football to change the lives of some of London's most disadvantaged young people. 18 grassroots charities have been awarded grants to fund coaching qualifications for a cohort of new coaches. The training will...

by Naomi Howgate

Scores of small charities boosted by £1m payout from our Dispossessed Fund

Friday, 01 August 2014

Sadiq Khan (far right) with members of Befriend a Family charity in Victoria (Picture: Alex Lentati)
Sadiq Khan (far right) with members of Befriend a Family charity in Victoria (Picture: Alex Lentati)

The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund is delighted to annouce the distribution of £1 million through its partnership with with Sport Relief. 67 charities received funding  for the transformative work they are doing to help the most vulnerable Londoners, including trafficked wo...

by Naomi Howgate

£1 million fund to back groups tackling gangs and helping vulnerable children

Tuesday, 03 June 2014

The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund is making available £1 million worth of grants to charities and community groups working with vulnerable young Londoners involved in or at risk of involvement with criminal and anti-social activities, and also tackling gangs. We are able to do ...

by Admin

Congratulations to the Dispossessed Marathon team 2014!

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Our wonderful runners Derek Lubner, Carolina Graterol, our very own David Cohen and Sadiq Kahn MP have smashed previous fundraising efforts this year by raising over £20,000 by race day. They all did fantastically and the ESDF team are very proud of all of them. Find out why Sa...

by Admin

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