Category Archives: Good Cause

Leetchi.com | What’s in Your Money Pot? A Good Cause.

Looking for a way to raise funds for your favourite nonprofit, community project or charity? Leetchi.com is a smart, safe and easy way to collect money online for your worthy cause. Continue reading

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Recipe: Karma Cola Wings | #WingingIt

Pretty much any cola can be used for this recipe, but I recommend Karma Cola. It’s tastier than others in my opinion. It actually has cola nut as one of few minimal ingredients while not having any science-y preservatives or additives that are in some of the more widely recognised sodas on the market. Continue reading

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London Clown Festival

As clowning is intended (I suppose), performers allowed themselves to be the butt of their own jokes to reflect the follies and quirks of all of us. I especially loved the sneering, nervous-laughter-inducing improv of The Establishment; the manic miming of Inda Perada; the preposterous gags and observations of Ben Target (pictured above); and the athletic dithering of Helen Duff. Continue reading

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#Shaveril: Shave Your Beard This April in Support of Mental Health

To donate, simply text SHAV68 and £5 or £10 to 70070 or go to justgiving.com/shaveril. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #49

Okay let’s see if I can squeeze out one more quick post of good stuff before the year ends. Continue reading

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Spitfire Ales: Why You’ll Be Drinking Mo’ Beer for Movember

November means Movember according to Maddie Salters who celebrated with Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale to kick off the month the raising money and awareness for sufferers of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental illnesses. It’s that time of year again. … Continue reading

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Untold Theatre Premieres Second Production: The Scar Test

Not only touched by the performance I caught of The Scar Test and glad for the chance to see such compelling live theatre, I am more informed about the plight of refugees seeking safe haven in the UK and more aware of how poorly too many of these individuals are treated. Continue reading

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Art for a Cause: Artists Team Up with Rolls-Royce to Battle Breast Cancer

At the Rolls-Royce Showroom in Berkeley Square, passion, support, and community were affectionately curated for the benefit of breast cancer patients. The Breast Cancer Care Art Auction, brought together by Breast Cancer Care and supported by Rolls-Royce, invited twelve stunning contemporary artists to create an impactful piece that would push the boundaries o modern sculpture while showing great respect and care of the theme. I was honoured to attend the preview of the auction on May 19th, and deeply touched by the philanthropic efforts of all involved. Continue reading

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Old Street Station Crepes by Les Deux Amies

Yesterday, I had a lovely lunch visiting with Caroline and Adeline, two French expat friends bringing a taste of their home country to commuters zipping through Old Street Station. Their Les Deux Amies pop-up offers a short and sweet (and savoury) assortment of responsibly sourced, French crêpes, galettes and homemade jams and sauces with a side of social enterprise. Continue reading

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The Clothes Club Fundraiser at Dalston Roof Park

The Clothes Club is doing its fundraising event at the recently reopened Dalston Roof Park, on Thursday 21 May. For just £8, you’ll get some new clothes, make a donation to the causes they’re supporting at the same time and there’s some great prizes in the raffle too. Continue reading

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Support The Sick Children’s Trust by throwing a Big Chocolate Tea Party (Great British Chefs)

When he’s not busy making some of Britain’s best chocolate, Master Chocolatier Paul A Young volunteers his time as Vice President of The Sick Children’s Trust. The trust provides free, high quality accommodation, as well as emotional and practical support, … Continue reading

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Coram Marks 275 Years of Creating Better Chances for Children

On the 275th anniversary of Coram – one of the Britain’s first children’s charities and the world’s first incorporated charity – I would like to share with you how Thomas Coram helped to improve the lives of some of Britain’s most vulnerable children and young people and the lasting legacy of his kindness. Continue reading

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Annual AllDogsMatter Halloween Dog Walk: Sunday 26 October at The Spaniards Inn

“Pups line up for this annual fur-raising AllDogsMatter Howloween Parade” weaving its way from the historic Spaniards Inn through Hampstead Heath and back to this historic and picturesquely placed pub for a “fang-tastic doggie costume contest for Best Dressed Warlock (Male), Best Dressed Witch (Female) and Spookiest in Show (Male or Female). Whether you’re a proud dog owner or just craving some cute canie action, this event promises to be a lot of fun while supporting a great cause. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: July with the Promise Foundation #Yimby

I hope you’ve enjoyed viewing this past month’s batch of images for my London Daily Photo series. Each day in July, I turned my camera toward the good work of the Promise Foundation, a charity with the aim of providing support through mentoring to young people at a time in their lives when their decisions can have long-term effects on their future. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Promise Found

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Could You Make a Difference in a Young Person’s Life?

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Promise and Camilla, Friends for Life

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: A Former Mentee Becomes a Foundation Employee

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Sisters Working Together for Change

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Promise and Tulip Catch up

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Tulip Siddiq, Parliamentary Candidate and Promise Foundation Mentor

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Mentors Mingle and Share Ideas

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: A Mentee Explains What She’s Gained from Having a Mentor

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: A Mentor and Mentee Recap a Great Year

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Josephine Shares the Year’s Results

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Building Meaningful Relationships Through Mentoring

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Mentor and Mentee Embrace

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: A Mentee Welcomes Guests to an End of the Year Celebration

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: QPCS Steel Drum Band Member

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Here Comes the Band

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: What a Difference a Year Makes

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Facing the Future

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Big Smiles

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Building Lasting Relationships

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: A Mentee Listens

The Promise Foundation is inspired by Promise Campbell, who at the age of twelve benefited greatly through a relationship with a mentor leading her to achieve things far beyond her own expectations. The foundation is based at Queens Park Community … Continue reading

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