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Posted: 14 May 2019
The new Merton Giving Fund was launched on 14th May 2019. The Merton Giving Fund will fund not-for-profit, voluntary, community and faith organisations, based in or delivering services in Merton.  We will not fund individuals, sole traders or organisations established to make a profit. It is a grants programme.  This round of the Fund will support the delivery of projects that address one or more of the priorities outlined below.  The fund will not support day-to-day organisational running... read more
Posted: 14 May 2019
6th June - MVSC Annual Volunteering Awards 1st July - Merton Voluntary Sector Conference Follow this link for more information on these events, including agendas, papers and booking
Posted: 7 May 2019
Show Merton how much you value your volunteers Remember to nominate by midnight today. Volunteering does so much for the skills, confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing of volunteers.   Volunteers make an invaluable contribution to the organisations they’re based in and to their communities. The best organisations provide invaluable support to their volunteers. We recognise the impact of volunteering every day.   We celebrate it every year in the Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards.   The... read more
Posted: 1 May 2019
Nominations are now open. Now in their seventh year, the Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards are the borough’s annual celebration to acknowledge and pay thanks to the tremendous contribution that local volunteers make.  Each year, thousands of local residents dedicate more than 40,000 volunteer hours to help make the borough of Merton a pleasant place to live, work and learn. There are eleven award categories in total this year, including several new categories such as health and wellbeing and... read more
Posted: 1 May 2019
This fortnight's news Key INVOLVE and MVSC meetings 1st May - Wellbeing Services at the Wilson: open meeting 7th May - INVOLVE 14th May - Mental Health Forum 6th June - MVSC Annual Volunteering Awards 1st July - Merton Voluntary Sector Conference Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards 2019 Nominations are open. Now in their seventh year, the Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards are the borough’s annual celebration to acknowledge and pay thanks to the tremendous contribution that local volunteers... read more
Posted: 1 May 2019
This newsletter is from the South West London Alliance Welcome to the latest newsletter about the redevelopment of the Wilson Hospital site into a new health and wellbeing campus.  If you live in or near Mitcham and are interested in getting involved in developing the new facility, this newsletter is for you.  It is also for key partners involved in the plans to develop the facility.  The newsletter will provide updates on the design, planning and build of the new facility as well as give... read more
Posted: 23 Apr 2019
The main flyer on the event is here.  The entry form and lunch-only entry form are attached, below main the flyer.
Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Key MVSC and Forum meetings (click here) 1st May - Wellbeing Services at the Wilson: Steering Group 7th May - INVOLVE 14th May - Mental Health Forum 6th June - MVSC Annual Volunteering Awards 1st July - Merton Voluntary Sector Conference Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards Now in their seventh year, the Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards are the borough’s annual celebration to acknowledge and pay thanks to the tremendous contribution that local volunteers make.  Each year, thousands of... read more
Posted: 5 Apr 2019
We’re launching a large staff, service user and carer engagement programme. If you have recently been discharged from our care, we want to hear about your experience with us. In September 2018 we launched Making Life Better Together (MLBT); a programme designed to improve staff and service user and carer experience at the Trust. We already have some good ways of engaging and involving service users and carers in our work – but we know that we can do much more. Through Making Life Better... read more
Posted: 2 Apr 2019
This fortnight's news Upcoming MVSC events 9th April - Health and Social Care Forum 16th April - INVOLVE meeting 14th May - Mental Health Forum 6th June - MVSC Annual Volunteering Awards 1st July - Merton Voluntary Sector Conference Merton Voluntary Sector Conference 2019 – save the date! Please save this date in your calendar: 1st July 2019, 9.30am – 4.00pm Merton Voluntary Sector Conference 2019 The Everyday Church Conference Centre This event will focus on health, social care and wellbeing... read more

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