We’re so grateful for the 2,684 hours that 40 incredible volunteers have given to our temporary food hub this past year. It’s made a huge difference to hundreds of people in our SE16 community during the crisis. Here is a video of them in action!
Huge thanks to United St Saviour’s Charity, Southwark Council and local residents for a Southwark Community Christmas 2020 grant to support local children and isolated older people over the festive period. We’ll be distributing St George the Martyr, Southwark cooked meals, cards, gifts and running holiday club parties!
We were very sad to learn that Breath of Life member and friend Cecilia Gustave recently died. The weekly singing group (who enjoy creative and therapeutic singing and breathing exercises for breathing problems including COPD) say that she was a lovely lady and will be sadly missed, and all at T&T agree. The group collected some memories of Cecilia: […]
Showcasing our amazing volunteers! Our volunteers at Time & Talents have worked incredibly hard throughout the COVID lockdown. With 118 volunteers making regular phone calls to isolated residents, 26 volunteers delivering weekly food shops, and an ever-expanding team working incredibly hard at our brand new food bank delivering to 60 households – that’s around 250 […]
Article appeared in Southwark News on 15th April 2020: BERMONDSEY ANGEL EMMA WILLIAMS FUNERAL WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED SO FRIENDS CAN PAY THEIR RESPECTS KEVIN QUINN (15 April, 2020) The 46-year-old volunteer with Rotherhithe’s Time & Talents spent over sixteen years helping to run group for older women Described as an angel by the older people she […]
Time & Talents has suspended all face-to-face groups and activities. Our priority is to keep staff, volunteers and our community as safe and healthy as possible. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who’s been in touch with offers to help people in our community who are struggling. The team is working very hard to put a […]
Peggy Lighterman vows she will never be like her father. His was a life blighted by alcohol addiction and an untimely demise. Hers, one of placid fulfilment in the urban sprawl of Bermondsey. But Peggy’s life is turned upside down by a series of tragic events. A drink to fill the empty void soon escalates […]
Last night, we held a thank-you celebration for some of our c. 150 volunteers. Alongside thanking people, I felt, as Director at Time & Talents, that it was important to remind people why what they do is so important – and how it relates to an incredible history, and a vibrant, ever more necessary future. […]