Summer Fest

Since 2016, we have hosted a summer event to bring residents together and to promote our services and the work of TRA’s across the borough. They have been held in Burgess Park, Bells Gardens Community Centre, on Camberwell Green and in Peckham Square. Each have been a success where we have been able to signpost …

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Digital Tea Party

In conjunction with The Good Things Foundation ‘Get Online Week’, we held a Digital Tea Party for residents across the borough of Southwark at attend to enhance their IT skills. One to one tuition was provided on the day on areas people where having difficulty by both SGTO and The Good Things Foundation staff. The …

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Half Term Club

In 2019 we organised and hosted two half term clubs for the children in Southwark. One in summer and the other in October. We had over 40 children attend over two weeks where they received light refreshments to keep them going throughout the day. They completed art and craft tasks, played swing ball, badminton and …

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Housing Hustings

In November 2019 we held a Housing Hustings where a member of each party were invited to attend to promote their Manifesto for the election. The turnout was great and the candidates on the panel were grilled on what they were proposing by the attendees.

Xmas Bazaar

In 2019 we hosted a Xmas Bazaar where we received donated items to sell and also provided table space for other groups to come and sell and promote their products. This ranged from someone who made jewellery to a young gentleman who knitted blankets, scarfs, jumpers etc. and was happy to show people how to …

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Food Distribution

Throughout the COVID 19 lockdown we have been in the forefront liaising and coordinating the distribution of dry and hot food to tenants and residents. Accelerate the (SGTO) success through food distribution services to (TRA) and residents throughout the borough through our local knowledge and network of partners.  The worth of SGTO as a boroughwide …

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Mobile Phones/Tablets

We compiled a letter in July to send to various mobile phone providers to request for phone donations. Sending letters every week to try and get a response. From Hubbub, we have received a donation of refurbished mobile phones. We designed a poster to send to our membership to offer phones to those who are …

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Get connected at Xmas

In December 2020, the SGTO partnered with the London borough of Southwark and United ST Saviour to run a “connected at Christmas Campaign”. They provided a total of £10,000 for the SGTO to allocate amongst our TRAs network which was very much appreciated. This was aimed at supporting the more vulnerable residents in our community …

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Winter Warmer Packs

Winter Warmer Packs – In March 2021, we received a donation of 100 packs (originally 50, until we requested more) from the energy provider Utilita. This consisted of Wooley Hat, Pair of Gloves and a Thermal Mug. We put this to our membership, where a number of TRA’s from the North and South of the …

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London Legal Walk 2021

SGTO raised money for winter care packages for our vulnerable and elderly residents, and also to renew the equipment we hire out to TRAs. Jack, Cris and her dog Robbie walked the 10km London Legal Walk to raise the funds on Monday 18th October. Well done to you and everyone else who took part. Donations …

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