Category Archives: Volunteering

#Volunteers’ Lunch at Bedford House

Yesterday (12th December), Bedford House was the venue for a Festive Luncheon thrown for HCA’s volunteers.  The event was organised by Saira, and there was a speech by our CEO, Christina, thanking our volunteers for all their hard work during … Continue reading

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#Millman Street Singers Festive Show# 4th December 2017

Ho, ho and, erm, indeed, ho!  The festive season will soon be upon us.  A number of splendiferous events are scheduled to take place at Millman Street Community Centre. Kicking off next Monday (4th December), the Centre will host the … Continue reading

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#Pottery at 1A Arts#Millman Street Centre Members Try Ceramics

Last Thursday, several Millman Street Community Centre members made the short journey to 1A Arts for a Pottery workshop, hosted by Colleen.  Sevilla, George, Anne, Tony and Rose were among those who participated. They were joined by HCA’s Activities Co-ordinator, … Continue reading

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#Creative Writing (With A Real Journalist) at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, Millman Street Community Centre members enjoyed a Creative Writing workshop, hosted by a proper journalist. Chantal Da Silva works for The Independent newspaper, which is now only available online.  A Canadian, she says she “Always loved London” and is … Continue reading

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#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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