After a successful Play in a Day we are busy planning the calendar for our next Postcode Pop Up (powered by Team London):
So far, we have made 250 kindness cards for elderly people from the Age UK Islington befriending network for their Old Music Hall event on the 22nd February at the Islington Business Centre. Together with volunteers from City University and young people from Platform, Islington, we designed, cut, stuck, drawn cards to make the Old Time Music Hall event even better for all the visitors.
In March, we are baking cupcakes with Good Gym Islington at Jenius Social. Good Gym has been on our radar for a while, we think it is a brilliant idea to get more people volunteering. At Good Gym, they are combining running with volunteering: volunteers run to a space where an Islington-based organisations need help: that might be gardening, decorating or socialising with vulnerable people.
On the 16th March, we recruited 6 volunteers to help us bake Cupcakes at Jenius Social, a Holloway Road based cooking school (this is what I made on one of their cooking courses). Good Gym volunteers will then run to the venue, decorate our cupcakes and run back off to have that well deserved shower, before the next lot of volunteers will come in the next day to serve our delicious cupcakes and coffee to lucky elderly people from Age UK Islington.
Kasia Dybeck, has graciously volunteered once again to design us an amazing poster. And what is more impressive, the muffins on the poster, are ones that she has actually baked on the weekend herself. Thanks!