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News: 24.04.17

Hosting Hotels at The Capital

We were delighted to hold a successful breakfast meeting with some of our fantastic local hotels.  We are really looking forward to collaborating further with each of them to see how we can improve local lives together.  Thank you to…

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News: 05.04.17

Douglas & Gordon's great furniture donation

Douglas & Gordon are one of the largest independent estate agents in London. They have just moved their head office and as a result had a substantial amount of quality office furniture to donate. The furniture would otherwise have been destroyed…

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News: 24.03.17

The Mayor Championing Local Charities

A very big thank you to The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Mrs. Elizabeth Rutherford, for the excellent charity evening in the Mayor's Parlour last night. There was a very warm atmosphere in the room and all…

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Events, News: 09.03.17

Brush up your Shakespeare!

The Mayor, Councillor Mrs. Elizabeth Rutherford is hosting an evening at the Town Hall on 10 May to raise funds to help us support local charities. This will feature the highly-acclaimed and locally based Intermission Youth Theatre. They will be…

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Events, News: 09.03.17

London Art Biennale 2017: Reception and Auction

Come along to a complimentary reception as part of the London Art Biennale on Wednesday 29 March at 6.30pm – 9.30pm. The Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea will open the viewing and charity auction. We will be one of the…

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Events, News: 09.03.17

Breakfast View for dogs and owners

Specialist auctioneers, 25 Blythe Road are selling a collection of pictures, many of dogs and other animals, from a private London Club. You and your dog are warmly invited to a special viewing being held on 3 April from 8.30am…

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Events, News: 03.02.17

The London Gala Ball in support of the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation

The Gala Ball Presented by Inspiration 2 Dance in support of Kensington & Chelsea Foundation 25 March 2017 The Porchester Hall, Bayswater London W2 5HS The London Gala Ball is a special event in any dancer’s social diary. To get the…

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News: 22.02.17

Support the K & C Foundation on your travels - more ideas for summer 2017!

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation has partnered with www.tripifini.com to raise funds for local charities, specifically those supporting young people in the Borough. Tripifini connects you directly to hand picked local travel experts in 60 countries, making it easy to…

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Events, News: 19.12.16

An evening at the Design Museum and a new campaign to tackle loneliness

On Tuesday  6 December, nearly 500 friends and supporters joined us for our Annual Celebration at the spectacular new Design Museum. The event was generously supported by KX, the Private Members Health Club in Chelsea. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor…

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News: 14.11.16

The Mayor's Advent Carol Concert and Reception, Wednesday 30 November 2016 at 7.15 p.m

We are delighted that the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford, is holding an Advent Carol Concert in support of our work, as her Mayoral Charity. This will take place in the Little…

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News: 10.11.16

Christmas Sale in aid of Sarah Hawkins Young Carers Fund

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation is administering the Sarah Hawkins Young Carers Fund which provides financial assistance to support young carers to overcome adversity and to help them achieve their potential. A Christmas sale is taking place next week and…

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News: 12.10.16

The Cadogan Kensington & Chelsea Foundation Fund

We are very pleased to share with you our news about the endowment we are managing on behalf of Cadogan for the benefit of  the local community and local charities.  To read the article in full on page 19 please…

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News: 06.10.16

Partnering with Delancey to help three local charities

We are pleased to be partnering with Delancey, the specialist real estate investment and advisory company.  Delancey has chosen to work with us to support three local charities. “Delancey are delighted to support the work of the Kensington & Chelsea…

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News: 05.10.16

Calling all local charities to get involved in ‘Hands Across the Borough’

Hands Across the Borough is our new campaign to help with local isolation and bring people closer together We want to help you shine a light on the effects of loneliness locally and raise funds and in kind support from…

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News: 19.09.16

Spreading the word about our work with local charities

Thank you so much for those of you who came to our first Charities Evening.  We were really pleased to welcome so many of you who joined us to hear more about how we can help your charity.  Many of you…

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News: 19.09.16

Bringing business and charity together for a Fun Day

We were delighted to organise the Finance Team from Capital and Counties to spend the day with members of Equal People Mencap.  It was a sunny, fun filled day where everyone came together,befriended one another, danced, took part in Zumba, Yoga…

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News: 04.08.16

Impact Report 2015/2016

Our Impact Report for 2015/2016 is now here. It provides a snapshot of our work over the past year showing how we've been able to support those most in need in our local community. Click here to read: Kensington & Chelsea Foundation Impact…

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News: 29.06.16

A weekend of live music & performance from young and emerging talent

This years' Portobello Green Summer Festival, which takes place on July 16th and 17th, celebrates young and emerging artists and provides a platform for a diverse range of live music, performance, workshops and family entertainment. The Festival will provide a…

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News: 22.06.16

Art in support of The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation: Spirit Into Matter

London artist Farah Husain is exhibiting in aid of Empowering Youth and The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation at Kensington Central Library from Friday June 24th to Saturday July 2nd. There will be a special opening by The Worshipful the Mayor of…

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News: 16.06.16

Our Local Hero

  The contribution of our founding Director, Jeremy Raphaely, to our local community has been celebrated in an article in Sloane Square Magazine. "After living in the Borough for 40 years, I was aware of some of its wonderful local…

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News: 16.06.16

Please help local young people take part in the W11 Opera

Nationally acclaimed W11 Opera for Young People has been locally based for more than 45 years and each year commissions a new opera from a professional composer. Rehearsals take place at St James’s Church W11 with performances each December. W11…

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Events, News: 06.06.16

A special date for your diary

We are delighted that our Annual Celebration will be held at the Design Museum on the evening of Tuesday 6 December 2016. The Design Museum is relocating to the former Commonwealth Institute building and opens on 24 November 2016 so…

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News: 27.05.16

A warm welcome to the Royal Borough's new Mayor

We are thrilled to announce that Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford was elected last night as the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea and that she has chosen the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation as her Mayoral Charity. In selecting the K&C Foundation,…

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News: 18.03.16

Press Release - Summer Sparks 2016 Campaign

  The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation exists to help people make a difference close to home by giving to local charities and so improving lives in the Royal Borough. It is now launching its third Summer Sparks campaign, designed to…

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News: 10.03.16

Next Charity Tour - Thursday 12 May

WHEN? The next Charity Tour is on Thursday 12 May, 1.30-4pm. WHERE? If you would like to join us, we will meet in the cafe of  the Museum of Brands (111-117 Lancaster Road, W11 1QT) at 1.30pm for coffee and to share some introductory information on two…

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News: 19.02.16

It’s not all about the money...We can help you recycle high quality goods.

A huge thank you to Solicitors, Pemberton Greenish LLP, based near Sloane Square, who recently updated their IT systems and contacted us wishing to donate 20 desktop computers to local charities and good causes.  We were delighted to be able…

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News: 19.02.16

Thank you Royal Garden Hotel for your donation of £15,000

We have been working with the Royal Garden Hotel for the past two years matching them with local charity Open Age, which promotes healthy living for the Over 50s. Open Age was voted for by staff at the Royal Garden Hotel…

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