Events for week of 13th January, 2020

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Wed 15th

Fit Start

15th January @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 16th

Thanet Thinkers

16th January @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GOLD Support Group

16th January @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Galaxy Choir

16th January @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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We support people with a learning disability to achieve their potential and have the same opportunities as everyone else. If you have a few hours spare each month or perhaps each week and would like to get involved we would like to hear from you.

If you are:

  • enthusiastic, sociable and out-going,
  • practical in your approach to working with others, and
  • interested in empowering others and transforming lives

Then get in touch

To support you, we will:

  • facilitate your DBS check,
  • provide a full induction,
  • offer training opportunities where possible,
  • reimburse expenses where appropriate, and
  • support you with a reference where suitable.

Find out about our latest volunteer opportunities below:

We would like to say a huge thank you to the five runners who have stepped forward to run the Vitality Half Marathon on Sunday 1st March in London, raising funds for East Kent Mencap! East Kent Mencap applied for 5 marathon spaces for this iconic marathon and we were overwhelmed by the response we

Merry Christmas and thank you!

This Christmas time, the team at East Kent Mencap would like to say the biggest THANK YOU to all our volunteers, donors, fundraisers and supporters. The most valuable present we have received this year is your enthusiastic support, and we could not do what we do – providing opportunities for adults and children with a
The Time to Change Employer Pledge is a commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace. Over 1,200 organisations, employing over 2 million people, are now involved. On Thursday 19th December 2019, CEO Jason Gerlack signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge on behalf of East Kent Mencap
Our GOLD (Getting On with Learning Disabilities) group have a social group that meet weekly at Weatherspoons in Ramsgate. Some of the members in the group had seen that Ramsgate was building a new Fire Station and we wondered if we could visit it. After contacting Christian Redmond at Kent Fire Service, GOLD arranged a