Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent

On 25 September Kent Community Foundation invited charities to a special event at Chatham Dockyard.

On the 25 September, The Commissioner’s House, Chatham Dockyard, was the venue for an event for seventy charities hosted by Paul Barrett MBE, High Sheriff of Kent and Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation to celebrate their important roles within Kent and Medway.

After guests had enjoyed time to network and catch up with members of the Kent Community Foundation team over tea and mini cakes, Paul Barrett, MBE, High Sherriff of Kent, spoke about how in his role as High Sherriff he had the pleasure of visiting many simply inspiring charities and had realised that the county could not function without the organisations present at the event.

Guests also heard from Kim Salisbury, Maidstone Mediation, Irene Jeffrey, Crossroads Care Kent and Denise Ross, Slide Away, who thanked Kent Community Foundation for their support and explained the huge difference grants had made to their work within the community.

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Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent
Causes that Matter - celebrating charities in Kent

MASSIVE 'thank you ' to everyone at Kent Community Foundation. Your funding support is HUGELY appreciated and has enabled us to get into the heart of local communities with REAL, affordable, healthy and tasty food that does so much more than feed people.

Community chef Mike Spackman, Sheppey Matters

KCF's enthusiasm for what we are doing and hoping to do, coupled with helpful advice, gave us the confidence to take this daunting step which has paid off.

Liz Turner, Octopus Foundation

It's great having a foundation that empowers organisations and charities in our community to make real positive differences and changes!

Tom, MMK Mind
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