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A place for quiet reflection

Kisharon has marked Tu B’Shvat by planting a Covid memorial garden.

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Call for priority access to jab

Kisharon has joined calls for those with learning disabilities to have priority access to the Covid vaccine.

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Vaccination and testing – our top priority

Team Leader Ade Adeagbo was Kisharon’s first member of staff to have a Covid vaccination. “I feel OK. There were no problems,” he said after the jab at Barnet Hospital. His second dose is scheduled for 18 March.

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Tough times for our guys

Warm, safe and meals on tap while the world outside looks grim has the makings of paradise but lockdown has served to underline how much routine matters for men in Kisharon’s supported living.

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Chocolate lovers raise £5k for Kisharon

Kisharon raised more than £5k with its Zoom Firetree chocolate tasting event.

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Covid and me – by Debbie

Chanukah with its lights and joy is here, but Debbie, 37, feels adrift. Because of Covid, she is jobless and has stopped volunteering, activities that shaped her week. So, how does she feel about it all? “Doughnut ask!”

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Social enterprise shines a light at Chanukah

In Kisharon’s biggest social enterprise project to date, 1,900 gift sets including an astonishing 85,000 Chanukah candles have been delivered to 16 shuls across London.

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Small businesses fill the void of Covid job losses

Kisharon is helping people with learning disabilities to set up small businesses, filling the gap caused by the loss of countless jobs because of Covid.

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Equal – behind the counter

Making a purchase at Kisharon’s Gift and Homeware Store, Equal is a double act of kindness, says Manager Andrew Plaskow. You’re buying a gift and, because the shop’s team of volunteers keep running costs low, know that profits will go to charity.

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Pirkei Avos
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.