Latest News and Stories from Volunteer Centre Sutton

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Thanks to Ian Williams generosity, MAPS mentoring pairs embarked on a trip to TeamSport Go Karting in Mitcham for a thrilling day bonding over exciting races, slushies, and waffles!

This May half-term, nine-year-old Martha embarked on a remarkable journey to climb Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) in Wales, aiming to raise funds for MAPS Mentoring.

As Volunteer Centre Sutton is one of the Mayor of Sutton’s two chosen charities for 2023-2024, the Young Commissioners co-created an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Saturday as a fun fundraising activity.

We are delighted to announce that MAPS Mentoring is a recipient of the Mayor of London’s New Deal For Young People funding. This amazing opportunity, part of Propel, will provide MAPS Mentors for 200 vulnerable young people in Sutton.

MAPS Mentoring introduced our young people to using clay in a workshop funded by The Arts Society.

Our ladies did it! They did swimmingly and raised money for Volunteer Centre Sutton!

Volunteer Centre Sutton has secured funding for part of our MAPS Mentoring programme from the William Wates Memorial Trust.

Find out more about the exciting array of events happening, raising vital funds for Volunteer Centre Sutton and St Raphael’s Hospice

In just over a week away, on 16th September, our wonderful swimmers are once again supporting us by doing the Serpentine Swim at the famous Hyde Park Serpentine lake.

We are delighted to have been chosen as one of the Mayor of Sutton's two chosen charities for 2023-2024

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We were delighted to welcome Ellie Simmonds to Sutton to meet some of our activity buddies, filmed for BBC Morning Live in the run up to Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.

Our wonderful colleagues, Hayley and Jenny, have been training hard since November to take part in this half marathon on 26th March.

Our trip to London’s West End, thanks to Ian Williams, Hyde Housing Match My Project and the Rotary Club of Wallington.