Category Archives: Volunteering

#Befriending Scheme at Millman Street Community Centre: Connie and Alan

Holborn Community Association’s Befriending Scheme matches isolated older people with volunteers, who offer weekly visits, friendship and an all-important link to the wider community and the outside world. As an example of its work, the scheme has continued the pairing … Continue reading

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#Camden Mela 2017#Holborn Community Association Befriending Project

Last Sunday (16th July), HCA’s Befriending Manager, Kate, along with our Bangladeshi Befriending Worker, Hanif, attended the 2017 Camden Mela at Coram’s Fields. They shared a table with colleagues from Camden Carers’ Centre, promoting HCA volunteering opportunities and services across our … Continue reading

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#HCA Befriending Project at Camden Mela 2017

This Sunday, 16th July, HCA’s Befriending Manager, Kate, along with Hanif, our Bangladeshi Befriending Worker, will be recruiting volunteers and promoting services at Camden’s Annual Mela. The event takes place at Coram Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN.  From … Continue reading

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#Queen Square Fair 2017: Report and Pix

Last Saturday (July 1st), Holborn Community Association once again participated in the annual Queen Square Fair [QSF].  A stone’s throw from both Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Mary Ward Centre, the square was abuzz with stalls, music and other … Continue reading

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#Open Day at Millman Street Community Centre 2017

Last Friday (16th June), Millman Street Community Centre held its annual Open Day.  Your HCA hack arrived at the Centre to a hubbub of preparations, as garments both vintage and new were put on clothes rails, the buffet was being … Continue reading

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#RADA Workshop at Millman Street Centre

Yesterday (25th April), Millman Street Community Centre hosted the first taster workshop by RADA’s Elders Company.  The tutor was Ingrid, and she was assisted by Diana and Jean. We at HCA hope that this initial session will inspire a regular series … Continue reading

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#Hallelujah! Easter Tea Party at UCLU

20th March is the United Nations’ International day of Happiness.  We at HCA hope you enjoyed this years’ celebration of happiness last Monday.  Now, remember: no more enjoying yourself until next 20th March…. Also on Monday, Millman Street Community Centre … Continue reading

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