Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector. in 2014, to celebrate Small Charities Week in Sutton we talked to six of Sutton's small charities to find out about the work they are doing, and the difference that they are making. Listen to what they had to say below.

Explore Languages

Explore Languages is a supplementary school that teaches languages such as Arabic, Farsi and Polish to children and young people in Sutton.

 

The Imagineers and Sutton Home Education Forum

The Imagineers is a collaboration of professional artists and community artists that delivers all genres of arts activities based in the Sutton area, and the Sutton Home Education Forum supports home education in Sutton.

 

People Arise Now

People Arise Now (PAN) seeks to lower reoffending rates by providing ex-offenders the tools to successfully resettle in the community. Primarily, PAN concentrates on supplying functional skills and employability skills courses to ensure ex-offenders can better their job prospects.

 

Riverside Community Centre

The Riverside Community Centre offers a wide range of activities to the local community including young people.

 

Sutton and Tamil Welfare Association

The aim of the Sutton and Tamil Welfare Organisation is to promote the learning of Tamil languages and fine arts subjects to Tamil children in the London borough of Sutton.

 

United in Dance

United in Dance runs a community dance social enterprise delivering dance classes for young people in the London borough of Sutton.