June 2017. Your Invitation to Share's Summer Events. Funding from Garfield Weston Foundation. Community Fun Day. Volunteers' Week 2017.
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If you missed our recent Plant Sale and Healthy Living Community Day (see below), you'll be pleased to know that there are another few opportunities to see the beautiful Share Garden during June. This month we are taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend, and will once again be holding our Summer Garden Party and Evening in the Garden events, so please do join us if you can.

Open Garden Squares WeekendSunday 18th June 2017, from 10am to 5pm. The Share Garden Open for Open Garden Squares WeekendThis year, we are a 'hidden gem' garden, which means if you visit the Share Garden as well as three other hidden gem gardens to collect a secret word from each garden, you have a chance to win afternoon tea at Duck Island Cottage in St James's Park. Plus Andrea Robinson, our very own Poet in Residence, will be in the Share Garden throughout the day sharing words and stories with all our guests.

Share Summer Garden PartyTuesday 20th June 2017, from 11.30am to 3pm. Share's Summer Garden Party. The Tooting Business Network is once again hosting Share's Summer Garden Party this year in association with the Khalsa Centre in Tooting. With fun and games, music and dance, this event is an opportunity for our students, their family and friends, as well as our partners and supporters in the community to enjoy and relax in the beautiful Share Garden. And, of course, our great summer raffle with some super prizes to be won! Register for Share's Summer Garden Party

Evening in the GardenThursday 22nd June 2017, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Share's Evening in the Garden. With drinks and canapés from Share Catering. A fundraising and networking evening for the local community and an opportunity for us to say thank you to all those who help to make Share simply amazing. Register for Share's Evening in the Garden

To register for any of these events, visit Share's website. The Share Garden is based in the grounds of Springfield University Hospital in Tooting. More information on how to find the Share Garden is available on Share's website

Funding from the Garfield Weston Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation logoWe are delighted to have been awarded £25,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation towards core costs to help us enhance all our services for Share students. This award will give us scope to develop our independent living skills programme, helping us to incorporate more community-based learning within our work. Huge thanks to the Foundation for helping us to continue to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Community fun day – plants galore, healthy living and yummy treats!

Wow! What a fun day! It was wonderful to see so many of our community – neighbours, friends and supporters – from in and around Wandsworth at our Plant Sale and Healthy Living Community Day on 20th May.

With polytunnels and greenhouses brimming with plants for sale, lots of healthy living activities to try, and delicious treats from the Share Catering pop-up café to keep everyone going, there was a little something for everyone.

Huge thanks to everyone who who made our day special – with particular thanks to Janet Evans, Movement Works, Jonathan ClarkBikeworks and Wheels for WellbeingDisability Sports Coach (DSC) and Treblemakers who all gave up their time to support Share – as well as all the local businesses and the Wimbledon Foundation who donated prizes for our tombola prize draw.

The day raised over £2000 which will be used to develop our healthy living project, to help more of our students to live happy, healthy lives by eating well and exercising more.

Check out more photos on our Facebook page

Plant Sale and Healthy Living Community Day

Thank you to all our volunteers

Volunteers' Week 2017Students and staff at Share would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to each and every volunteer that gives up their time to support Share's work. Thank you to our wonderful social buddies who are full of energy, our fantastic training volunteers who we really rely on to support our projects to thrive, our enthusiastic corporate volunteers and our talented board of trustees. We appreciate you all more than you know. Thank you for helping to transform the lives of disabled adults. 

We currently have 52 volunteers supporting us, including 17 social buddies and 23 new volunteers who joined us over the past year. Share HQ volunteers provided an incredible 6000 volunteer hours over the last year, with social buddies providing an additional 1200 hours. Thank you!

Thank you to all our volunteers

About Share

Share Catering social enterpriseShare provides training and employment support for disabled adults, including those with learning disabilities, physical/sensory impairments, autism and mental health needs.
Our core services include:
Share Gardening social enterpriseMore details are outlined in Share's Services Table. Alternatively, for further information, visit Share's website, email info@sharecommunity.org.uk or telephone 020 7924 2949.
If you would like to find out more about enrolling at Share or would like to arrange a visit, fill in our online enquiry form, email info@sharecommunity.org.uk or telephone 020 7924 2949.

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Diary dates for 2017

Sunday 18 June 2017 Open Garden Squares Weekend
Tuesday 20 June 2017 Share Student Summer Garden Party
Thursday 22 June 2017 Share's Evening in the Garden

Tuesday 7 November 2017 Share Annual Awards

More information about all our events

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