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Tooting Charities and Community Groups

Tooting Charities and Community Groups

2017-05-15 
| by Editor | Posted in Tooting News

 

 

Tooting is full of charities, community groups and non-profit organisations. We’d like to support them and the amazing work that they do by sharing their details to our readers. If you’d like to get involved with them as a volunteer or perhaps make a donation, then please contact them directly to have a chat!

Please note that although this list is currently rather short, we will of course continue to populate it. If you’re a charity or community group based in Tooting, then please email share@tootingdailyprss.co.uk for inclusion in this list.

 


The Balham and Tooting Community Association (BATCA)
Bringing our diverse community together through organising events that appeal to all, such as fun days, sports tournaments and local heroes awards. Members include faith bodies, business, voluntary groups and the public sector.
 
   
Be Enriched
Provides projects and develops non-formal education skills and community cohesion for young people through training and overseas volunteering opportunities.
Twitter | Facebook
   
Business LaunchPad
Provides a full business start‑up programme for young entrepreneurs. All services are provided free of charge.
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Pinterest | YouTube
   

CARAS
Supports refugee and asylum-seeking families and helps them to play their full part in the community.
Twitter | Facebook

   
Deaf Hope

DeafHope (by SignHealth) is the only domestic abuse support available to deaf families in sign language. Providing support to many deaf women and children weekly, they also run preventative workshops in schools throughout the year.
Twitter | Facebook

 
First Touch NNU
Supporting sick and premature babies at St George’s Hospital
Twitter | Facebook
 
   
Furzedown FACE
A group of neighbours in the Furzedown area of Tooting, who decided to get together and raise money for local causes affecting those close to them.
Twitter | Facebook
   
Furzedown Low Carbon Zone
Aiming to make Furzedown a more sustainable place to live by reducing reliance on traditional resources. Promoting energy efficiency, sustainability, the environment, health and wellbeing, and supporting communities.
Twitter | Facebook
 
   

The Furzedown Project
Overcoming social isolation amongst older people by providing a friendly meeting place and challenging, stimulating activities promoting fitness, friendship and fun. Also offers a minibus and a befriending service for people who find it difficult to leave home.
Twitter | Facebook

   
Graveney Canteen
Making a free 3-course meal from reclaimed food  every Friday for the local community. Their aim is to bring people together to enjoy a healthy, delicious meal, meet new people and help reduce food waste.
Twitter | Facebook
 

Little Village
Established by a group of local parents in Tooting. Little Village provides good quality baby clothes and equipment, donated by local families, to local families who need the kit but can’t afford to buy it.
Twitter | Facebook
   
St George’s Hospital Charity
Supporting St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals in south west London, creating extra equipment and facilities, and helping to improve the patient experience.
Twitter | Facebook
 

Neighbourhood Network SW12 & SW17
A community group run by and for people living or working between Balham and Tooting Bec. Together, they hope to extend and strengthen links to form a more cohesive community, reaching out to everybody in the neighbourhood.
Twitter | Facebook

   

Pure Football Academy
Aiming to get kids from ethnic minorities and under privileged backgrounds into team-based football and to feel comfortable playing within a mainstream football league.
Twitter | Facebook

   

RSPCA Balham & Tooting
Helping local animals in need.
Twitter | Facebook

   
SHARE Community
Charity providing training and employment support for disabled people – learning disabilities, physical/sensory impairments, autism and mental health needs. Includes the SHARE Community Garden in Springfield Hospital.
Twitter | Facebook
   
Sprout Arts
Community arts venue in Furzedown, run and managed by volunteers. Sprout’s aim is to build a diverse and inclusive creative community in Wandsworth and the surrounding boroughs.
Twitter | Facebook
   
Tooting Baby
Activities for parents of babies in Tooting, from parents of babies in Tooting.
Twitter
   
Tooting Neighbourhood Centre
Community care organisation providing care and support to local communities.
Facebook
   
Tooting Voluntary Force
A band of volunteers who give their time to support local environmental projects – anyone can join in!
   
Transition Town Tooting
Making change in how we live, where we live in light of climate change. Includes the Tooting Community Garden and the annual Tooting Foodival.
Twitter | Facebook
   
Wandsworth Oasis
Supporting people living with HIV in Wandsworth and helping to raise awareness about the condition. 7 charity shops in the borough. Donations, customers and browsers welcome!
Twitter | Facebook  
   

Work and Play Scrapstore
Promotes the re-use of resources for environmental and community benefit, stocking a wide range of donated clean waste materials from businesses and individuals.
Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

 

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