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Tooting Charities and Community Groups

Tooting Charities and Community Groups

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Tooting is full of charities, community groups and non-profit organisations. We’d like to support them and the amazing work that they do by sharing their details to our readers. If you’d like to get involved with them as a volunteer or perhaps make a donation, then please contact them directly to have a chat!

We’re always looking for new groups to support – if you’re a charity or community group based in Tooting, and would like regular, free support in spreading the word about your work (and being added to the list below) then please email for further details.

The Balham and Tooting Community Association (BATCA)
Bringing our diverse community together through organising events that appeal to all, such as fun days, sports tournaments and local heroes awards. Members include faith bodies, business, voluntary groups and the public sector.
Be Enriched
Provides projects and develops non-formal education skills and community cohesion for young people through training and overseas volunteering opportunities.
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Business LaunchPad
Provides a full business start‑up programme for young entrepreneurs. All services are provided free of charge.
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Pinterest | YouTube

Supports refugee and asylum-seeking families and helps them to play their full part in the community.
Twitter | Facebook

Deaf Hope

DeafHope (by SignHealth) is the only domestic abuse support available to deaf families in sign language. Providing support to many deaf women and children weekly, they also run preventative workshops in schools throughout the year.
Twitter | Facebook

First Touch NNU
Supporting sick and premature babies at St George’s Hospital
Twitter | Facebook
Furzedown FACE
A group of neighbours in the Furzedown area of Tooting, who decided to get together and raise money for local causes affecting those close to them.
Twitter | Facebook
Furzedown Low Carbon Zone
Aiming to make Furzedown a more sustainable place to live by reducing reliance on traditional resources. Promoting energy efficiency, sustainability, the environment, health and wellbeing, and supporting communities.
Twitter | Facebook

The Furzedown Project
Overcoming social isolation amongst older people by providing a friendly meeting place and challenging, stimulating activities promoting fitness, friendship and fun. Also offers a minibus and a befriending service for people who find it difficult to leave home.
Twitter | Facebook

Graveney Canteen
Making a free 3-course meal from reclaimed food  every Friday for the local community. Their aim is to bring people together to enjoy a healthy, delicious meal, meet new people and help reduce food waste.
Twitter | Facebook

Learn 2 Love 2 Read
Supporting toddlers & children in the early years of primary school and equipping & engaging parents to support reading at home.
Twitter | Facebook | Instagram


Little Village
Established by a group of local parents in Tooting. Little Village provides good quality baby clothes and equipment, donated by local families, to local families who need the kit but can’t afford to buy it.
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St George’s Hospital Charity
Supporting St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals in south west London, creating extra equipment and facilities, and helping to improve the patient experience.
Twitter | Facebook

Neighbourhood Network SW12 & SW17
A community group run by and for people living or working between Balham and Tooting Bec. Together, they hope to extend and strengthen links to form a more cohesive community, reaching out to everybody in the neighbourhood.
Twitter | Facebook


Pure Football Academy
Aiming to get kids from ethnic minorities and under privileged backgrounds into team-based football and to feel comfortable playing within a mainstream football league.
Twitter | Facebook


RSPCA Balham & Tooting
Helping local animals in need.
Twitter | Facebook

SHARE Community
Charity providing training and employment support for disabled people – learning disabilities, physical/sensory impairments, autism and mental health needs. Includes the SHARE Community Garden in Springfield Hospital.
Twitter | Facebook
Sprout Arts
Community arts venue in Furzedown, run and managed by volunteers. Sprout’s aim is to build a diverse and inclusive creative community in Wandsworth and the surrounding boroughs.
Twitter | Facebook
Tooting Neighbourhood Centre
Community care organisation providing care and support to local communities.
Transition Town Tooting
Making change in how we live, where we live in light of climate change. Includes the Tooting Community Garden and the annual Tooting Foodival.
Twitter | Facebook
Wandsworth Oasis
Supporting people living with HIV in Wandsworth and helping to raise awareness about the condition. 7 charity shops in the borough. Donations, customers and browsers welcome!
Twitter | Facebook  

The Wiser Collective

The Wiser Collective
Connecting older people and their time, skills and experience with families who need them.
Twitter | Facebook | Instagram


Work and Play Scrapstore
Promotes the re-use of resources for environmental and community benefit, stocking a wide range of donated clean waste materials from businesses and individuals.
Twitter | Facebook | Instagram


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