Case Studies

With our capacity building, impact, volunteer management and other types of support, we work closely with all types of charities and groups in Southwark. Below are some case studies which highlight the positive results and the type of support that we can give.

Also below are some *Spotlights* articles on the great work that our member charities are doing. Please fill in this *Spotlight* form if you would like to feature in an article on our website, ebulletins and social media platforms.

Our Sept 2022 Member Spotlight is Glengall Wharf Garden!

Mariama Abudulai, Chair of Glengall Wharf Garden, tells us about this fantastic not for profit community organisation that cultivates food, learning and wellbeing through permaculture design and ethics.

Our August 2022 Member Spotlight is Creative Lives

Natanya Mark, Creative Lives' Senior England Development and London Development Officer, tells us about their work, including their free peer-support network for creative engagement in the Old Kent Road.

Our July 2022 Member Spotlight is Walworth Living Room!

Bianca Pezzotti, Walworth Living Room's Fundraising and Communications Officer, tells us about the activities the team are running and the new cafe which has opened.

Andrea Dementia is a Befriender Volunteer #2022VolunteersWeek!

"Andrea has been a wonderfully dedicated Link Age Southwark volunteer befriender to a lady who is living with dementia in Southwark..."

Tina is a Healthy Living & Learning Centre volunteer #2022VolunteersWeek!

"Since Tina came to us at the Healthy Living and Learning Centre, she has stood out as a both a bright bright light..."

Our June 2022 Member Spotlight is Rotherhithe Residents say #LetVimalStay

Eleanor Thorn and Diane Ferguson tell us about the group, "Highlighting Vimal's plight has brought the community together, something which was missing in the Rotherhithe area"

Our May 2022 Member Spotlight is The Empowerment Group

Kunlé Oyedeji, The Empowerment Group's CEO, tells us about their work supporting black people aged 18 and over facing mental health challenges.

Our March 2022 Member Spotlight Organisation is Blue Elephant Theatre!

Co-Artistic and Participation Director, Jo Sadler-Lovett, tells us about the invaluable work of Blue Elephant Theatre, "Our focus is on supporting the mental health and well-being of our community..."

Our December 2021 Member Spotlight Organisation is Spring Community Hub!

Felicia Boshorin tells us about the invaluable work of Spring Community Hub, "We make sure no one in Southwark goes hungry and work with people to help them escape food poverty..." - (Published 26 Nov 2021).

Our *November 2021 Member Spotlight Organisation* is Copleston Centre

Julia Honess talks about the invaluable support that they give to people with mental health needs, older people & children in Peckham, East Dulwich and Camberwell - (Published 26 Oct)

Our *October 2021 Member Spotlight Organisation* is Power2!

Charlotte Schofield tells us all about Power2 and their fantastic work supporting the local voluntary and community sector - (Published 27 Sept 2021).

Our *September 2021 Spotlight Organisation* is Reach Dem UK!

Yekoliah Amartsoo tells us all about the charity, the support that they give and how people can connect and get support from Reach Dem UK - (Published 31 August 2021)

Our August 2021 *Spotlight Organisation* is Elevated Minds!

Elevated Minds work with schools, alternative educational provisions, and various professionals to tackle the disproportionate levels of BME young people excluded from mainstream education

Our July 2021 *Spotlight Organisation* is LADPP!

Our July 2021 *Spotlight Organisation* is Latin American Disabled People's Project! - (Published 1 July 2021).

Member Organisation Spotlight Form

Do you want to feature in a * Member Organisation Spotlight*? Then tell us all about your organisation here. We will share this on our website, in our ebulletins and on our social media platforms.

Russ from Unity Works shares the benefits of Community Southwark’s support

#OurImpact: ''Unity Works partners with organisations like Community Southwark because they are a major source of exciting and innovative opportunities in the Borough'' - (published 25 Feb 2021)

Bede House and Evelina Children’s Heart Organisation

...share the benefit of Community Southwark's support

Member Spotlight: Black Heroes Foundation

Black Heroes Foundation's aim is to eradicate ignorance of Black Heritage to encourage better understanding and further enhance our multi-cultural society.