Tag: Charity

London Underground super fan, 8, knows the quickest ways to get to every station

Many of us in the capital have a passion for our precious London Underground, the first subway system in the world. Few of us have used it to improve the lives of others. That’s exactly what eight year old Cian Patel from Stanmore has done. The quick-thinking youngster who knows the Tube inside out, started […]

Woman, 26, saving for house deposit scammed out of £1,500 and spends Christmas homeless

Nedyalka Petrov, 26, spent three years sleeping on the streets or in car parks around the London Bridge area with her boyfriend, after the couple were scammed out of the £1,500 they had been saving for a deposit on a home. During this time, the 26-year-old became addicted to heroin, battled depression and tried to […]

Kind South Londoners get up at 5am to give away 7,000 free turkeys to those struggling this Christmas

A Lewisham-based charity is feeding thousands of vulnerable families this Christmas by giving away 7,000 free turkeys up and down the country. The initiative, called #CCTurkey2021 was launched by South London grime MC and entrepreneur, Fekky, who has supported young people facing hardship through his grassroots organisation, CC Foundation. READ MORE:‘Not a week goes by […]

Shocking video shows 400 ‘desperate’ people in food bank queue

Families wait “with children and pushchairs in the cold and the rain” for at least 45 minutes in a Newham food bank queue, which now stretches to over 400 people each Saturday, revealed the dad-of-three who helps to run the initiative. Mehmood Mirza, 47, told MyLondon that the numbers attending Newham Muslim Safety Forum’s food […]

Meet the 101-year-old man who is Bow’s answer to Captain Sir Tom Moore

A 101-year-old man from East London has raised more £1m for charity after being inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore – and he’s not stopping now. Dabirul Choudhury, who lives in Bow, walked 1,000 laps of his 240ft long garden on April 24 last year while fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Dabirul was […]

London mum-of-two with full time job volunteers for 18 charities in her own time

Sarah Gardner, 41, has been volunteering for 17 years, has helped 18 charities in that time and since the start of the pandemic she set up a charity of her own supplying the NHS with masks and helping the homeless. She did this whilst continuing to work full time as at the College of Policing, […]

‘My skull was fractured in London terror attack but didn’t know what happened until I watched the CCTV’

A man who was among the victims of the Westminster Bridge terror attack with his wife, has said he couldn’t understand what happened to him until he was shown the CCTV of the moment he was injured. Steve Lockwood, 44, and his wife Cara, 33, were celebrating Steve’s 40th birthday in London when they were […]

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