You might think that, with restrictions beginning to ease, things would at last be looking up for those who’ve been struggling during the pandemic.
Yet our Newham foodbank is now feeding record numbers of 200 people or more on a typical Wednesday – more than at any time in its history.Read more “How our Fuelbank is helping Newham families in poverty”
As part of our Voices for Change project, and following the successful start of our song project, we invite you to join us and write with us about hope!Read more “Join our Voices of Hope writing workshops!”
Bonny Downs Community Association (BDCA) today announced that it has received funding to continue supporting lonely older people in Newham through the pandemic.
Allchurches Trust has awarded the charity £11,550 of Hope Beyond funding, allowing its befriending service for Newham elders to continue until the end of 2021.Read more “BDCA receives funding to continue elders befriending!”
BDCA is opening The Well Community Centre in East Ham for rapid Covid-19 testing for people without symptoms in priority groups, in partnership with Newham Council.
The service will be available to people aged 18+ who DO NOT have symptoms and are part of one or more of the groups listed below. The centre will open on Thursday 4 February for lateral flow testing, seven days a week.Read more “BDCA opens community centre for rapid Covid testing”
Would you like to help write and record a song and video? Then we invite you to be part of our exciting new intergenerational song project and sing for hope!Read more “We’re bringing Newham together to sing for hope!”
Bonny Downs Community Association has launched some fantastic free virtual activities to help keep Newham families with babies and toddlers sane and smiling during lockdown!
All parents and carers with babies and toddlers are welcome to join the sessions which will take place every week on Zoom. The sessions are designed to help keep little ones engaged and learning during lockdown, while providing support and social interaction for their grown-ups.Read more “New virtual activities for Newham families with babies and toddlers”
Bonny Downs Community Association has launched five Yoga and Zumba free fitness classes for adults in Newham.
Are you looking to lose a few pounds you’ve put on in lockdown, or do you fancy some activity to help lift your mood? Our virtual Yoga and Zumba free fitness classes are open to all adults in Newham and there’s a choice of five sessions to suit your diary.Read more “BDCA launches virtual FREE fitness classes for Newham!”
Update 10 March 2021: these roles have now been filled.
We’re recruiting for two experienced youth project co-ordinator positions together with our partners at The Renewal Programme.Read more “We’re hiring! Youth Project Co-Ordinators”
Bonny Downs Community Association (BDCA) today announced the launch of its community consultation.
The project has been designed to support Newham’s recovery from the pandemic and help shape BDCA’s future services for the community.Read more “BDCA launches community consultation”