Give Shoreditch – popping up to raise money for local charities

By natwei_lngozg on 24 September 2011
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              Starting this morning a group of civic entrepreneurs are getting together to raise money for Shoreditch-based charities by setting up a pop-up coffee shop. Called Give Shoreditch, it’s running for 9 days continuously, outside St Leonard’s, the Shoreditch Parish church – the large, white building at the intersection of Shoreditch High Street, Old Street, and Hackney Road. Smaller, more agile ways of raising money for causes that are closer to home and affect the immediate community are becoming more and more popular and increasingly important as larger pots of centrally administered money become scarcer. So, if you’re in the area, volunteer to be a barista or get down there, have a cup of coffee and make a donation. Or have a look at the website if you want to know more or make an online donation to the community fund.]]>