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Noah's Ark children's hospice has officially launched its £50 challenge aimed at local businesses.

A group of United Synagogues Rabbis led by Muswell Hill's Rabbi David Mason took a trip to Coventry in June to help inform their own charitable work.

He's more used to writing music for hit TV shows like Misfits and Wallander, but Highgate composer Vince Pope is branching out to raise money for a historic homelessness charity.

"The stigma of food poverty is still a reality" said one user of a Camden food bank as the borough's Healthwatch organisation launched a campaign highlighting the plight of those unable to afford their own meals.

The London Irish Centre in Camden Square is set for a £1m refresh after a generous grant from the Irish government.

A Highgate man has just completed a charity run of more than 500km along every tube line in London - and that's only one stage of Daniel Sherry's year long quest to give back to mental health charity Mind.

A taxi drivers' charity has helped an East Finchley children's respite centre to redecorate.

The community is crowdfunding to give an "amazing" Islington teacher who died after a collision in Hornsey last week "the best send off possible".

Muswell Hill man Harry Coughlan has pulled off a remarkable charitable feat - despite his ongoing recovery from testicular cancer and a learning disability, he raised more than £800 to help build a local children's hospice.

A Swiss Cottage community centre stepped in to provide a permanent home for artwork created by local woman Sarah Kennard with the help of members of the public.

A Christmas appeal is raising cash to support "hundreds of homeless young people" in King's Cross and the surrounding area over the festive period.

Two sisters from Muswell Hill were lucky enough to meet the Queen last Wednesday after playing a pivotal role in publication of a book about an adoption pioneer.

Highgate's Lauderdale House played host to a "heartwarming" series of charity presentations on Saturday as the Co-op handed out more than £170,000 to a range of north London charities.

Actress Michelle Collins joined the cast of Ally Pally's Aladdin on Ice pantomime to launch the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (AWTF) annual Christmas appeal.

Haringey Police have presented a local charity with a cheque for £2,500 after a gruelling mountaineering challenge.

Camden schoolgirl and deafness campaigner Lily Conlan capped a remarkable year by beating off competition from all over the country win a prestigious charity award.

Hampstead's Lisa Deaner, 54, has been shortlisted for an Anthony Nolan Supporters award by the blood cancer charity.

A charity café in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park run by the Camden Society has been lauded for its inclusivity and work in the community.

Members of the armed forces from the Jewish and Islamic faiths joined forces to brighten the days of residents at a Swiss Cottage care home last weekend with an entertaning evening talk.

Highgate's Dr John Simmonds OBE has been given a lifetime achievement award at the recent National Adoption Week Awards.

Muswell Hill library is holding an event celebrating the refugee contribution to Haringey this weekend.

Christmas came early for activists in West Hampstead last night after Camden Council refused to grant christmas tree sellers Pines and Needles a licence to trade from Fortune Green.

When Acland Burghley schoolteachers Celia Greenwood and Teresa Noble were hopefully asking around Camden for a space to hold arts classes back in 1978, they hardly imagined the impact their charity would have on the local community.

A Camden children's charity that has been commended this summer for its arts outreach work is desperately searching for a new home,

A breast cancer survivor who turned serial fundraiser upon her recovery will shave her head live on stage midway through a concert for the Whittington Hospital's Macmillan nurses.

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