Litter Picking Watch Romney Marsh / Shepway  has been set up to take action against litter in our local area. Join us in sharing what’s good about litter picking – lots of fresh air, meeting your neighbours, huge piles of rubbish sacks!  But be careful it does get addictive!!         Click here to our website

 

Dementia Cafes on Romney Marsh Lydd Dementia Café, Pebbles Dementia Café, Greatstone and
New Romney. Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of progressive conditions that affect the brain. It can affect a person at any age but it is more commonly diagnosed in people over the age of 65. Click here to our website

Martha Trust We make sure that the profoundly disabled people we care for enjoy as full and active a life as possible. We help them to achieve their potential and, where possible, their independence, and we respect their right to privacy, to choice and to dignity.

Registered Charity Number 1067885    Click here to our website

 

Shepway Foodbank We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.         Click here to our website

 

CARM  Our mission is to “to support people living on Romney Marsh and its surrounding rural areas who are socially isolated. Through this support we aim to improve people’s well- being, to help people remain independent for longer and to enhance the quality of life of the rural communities where we operate.

Registered charity no. 1067189    Click here to our website

The Salvation Army Hythe  The Salvation Army expresses its faith through charitable action by working at the heart of communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We have 750 community churches and social centres where we offer friendship, practical help and support to some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities.

Registered charity no in England 214779  Click here to our website

 

SERV Kent “Service by Emergency Response Volunteers” also known as the Bloodrunners is a charity that provides emergency courier services transporting blood products, samples and other patient essential items for the major hospitals and hospices in Kent outside normal working hours

Registered charity no 1154270   Click here to our website

 

Shepway Brass Academy was formed in late 2013 by our Honorary Life President, Christer Aberg.
The Academy is open to students aged from 8 to 21 who reside in South East Kent.
From small beginnings the Academy has already grown to incorporate four different groups.
For those completely new to playing a brass musical instrument we have both the Beginner and Developing Bands. These bands provide a supportive environment to learn to play an instrument as an individual, and share the learning experience with students of a similar level as part of a band. Click here to our website

 

The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust is an independent charitable trust supporting people in Kent & Medway living with diabetes. If you are newly diagnosed with diabetes and living in Kent, The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust have compiled Patient Packs which contain useful information to assist you in coping with the condition.

Registered charity no 801596   Click here to our website

 

Parkinsons UK  We’re on a mission to change attitudes, support one another and find a cure.
We’re your charity, and together we’re bringing forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s.Our local teams across the UK focus on working with the whole Parkinson’s community to get the right services and support to meet local needs.

Registered charity no 258197    Click here to our website

 

Chernobyl children’s Lifeline Providing recuperation for children who have suffered ill health as a result of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The children have been staying with local families on the Marsh and surrounding areas since 1992.

Registered charity no 1014274  Click here to go to our website

Kent Young Carers is a service for more than 10,000 youngsters under the age of 18 across Kent taking on caring responsibilities for a family member with a long-term illness, disability, mental health or substance misuse issue.
KYC enables them to receive some respite from their caring responsibilities, socialise with their peers and receive tailored support and information. Being a Young Carer can contribute to low confidence and self esteem.Click here to our website

 

Demelza   Helping to provide compassionate and expert care for babies, children, young people and their families when they need it the most, to stay and play together and to enjoy quality time in a quality place, supported by quality care.
They have family hospices in Sittingbourne and Eltham and provide bespoke support free of charge 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help make young lives, however short, happy in a caring environment and to ease the family’s fears and anxieties as they move forward after their loss. Whatever it takes, they are there.

Registered charity no 1039651  Click here to go to our website

 

Pilgrim’s Hospice  East Kent’s largest hospice charity helping people facing incurable illness to live well in every moment by providing expert end of life care, guidance and support for patients and their families across the county.

Registered charity no 293968  Click here to go to our website

 

Porchlight    We are Kent’s largest charity for homeless and vulnerable people. We’re here for people who have nowhere to go and no-one to turn to. Some are living on the streets, others need our support to prevent or resolve any issues that could put them at risk of homelessness.

Registered charity no 1157482   Click on the link to our website

Hi Kent  The local charity for deaf and hard of hearing people offering clinics for hearing aid users, lip reading classes, sign language courses and Statutory assessments for over 65s on behalf of Kent County Council.

Registered charity no 1052036  Click on the link to our website