Community Volunteering Day

Community Volunteering Days are back! After a short winter break we are back with our regular volunteering day on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about these fun-filled, food-filled days see: http://www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk/event/community-volunteer-day-2/2016-02-20/

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We are recruiting

  The deadline for applications has now closed   We are currently recruiting for an Outreach and Development Worker Are you ready for something truly rewarding? We are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic individual to maintain links with our referrers, assess referrals, and help co-workers (the name we give our service users) improve their…

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Sydenham Garden: A Case Study

A Case Study In 2013 we were the subject of a case study by our friends at Sustain. This year they’ve updated it to reflect our current position.  If you’d like to have a  read please follow the link. http://www.sustainweb.org/publications/growing_health_case_study_sydenham_garden/ A big thank you goes to Sustain for all their support

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Christmas Wreaths were a huge success

Our annual wreath making workshop, run by the very able team of Sue & Sarah and other volunteers was a huge success this year 17 people made their very own stunning decoration during a day which has become so popular that it books out within minutes! The completed pieces drew comments like: “It’s better than…

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Fair raises more money than ever before!

Our annual Christmas Fair raised a whopping £1700 and was attended by over 200 members of the public. The Christmas Fair is traditionally our smallest and least attended event, yet this year more people came and more money was raised than ever before! We had some wonderful decorations being hand made to order, Christmas Hampers bursting…

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Sow & Grow Volunteers Needed

Do you have a passion to help people with Dementia live well?  Could you support someone to take part in our activities? Then we have some brilliant opportunities across our Sow & Grow groups on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. We are always recruiting new volunteers, but there is currently a pressing need for support volunteers…

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Sydenham Garden Video

A short video about Sydenham Garden This video aims to give you some brief insight into Sydenham Garden, whether you are interested in being referred to one of our projects, or making a referral, or whether you are wanting to support us financially or to volunteer, we hope you will find it useful. We are grateful…

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Weekly Salad Bags (our veg box scheme) from Growing Lives

This Wednesday (25th Nov) we will launch our weekly Salad Bags, our version of a veg box scheme, produced at Growing Lives Currently this scheme is fully subscribed. We aim to increase capacity and take new customers in March After 10 months of hard work everyone here at Growing Lives are very excited to announce we will…

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Our new website!

We are really excited to be launching our new website! This website aims to be both descriptive, helping understand what we do, and how to access us our services, but also functional.  The functions we are extra excited about include calendar subscription capabilities, online forms and in the future will be able to take payments directly…

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Autumn News

Twice a year we produce a newsletter for our supporters.  This years Autumn Newsletter is a full to the brim with news and stories. Enjoy! Autumn Newsletter 2015

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