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West London Action for Children: Giving Local Children a Better Chance

Jess Webber Jess Webber is the youngest patron of West London Action for Children. This year the remarkable local charity is celebrating its 100th anniversary – and, as she explains, its work is as relevant as ever Jess Webber has recently accepted an invitation to become West London Action for Children’s (WLAC) newest – and […]

Smiling World Foundation: Can you help make a real difference?

Dr Raffaella Gabassi is raising funds to build a Dental School in Sierra Leone ‘People were dying simply because they had an infected tooth. I couldn’t accept that, so I decided to do something about it.’ In 2012 Dr Raffaella Gabassi, owner of the White Dental and Cosmetic Rooms, founded her charity, the Smiling World […]

WLAC: Putting Children First

West London Action for Children is celebrating its 100th anniversary Over the last 100 years, West London Action for Children (WLAC) has constantly adapted, reflecting society’s attitude towards children in crisis. One thing, however, has never changed: its mission to help vulnerable children in Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. Founded in 1917 to […]

Helping children to read for pleasure gives them enormous advantages in the future

Some of Doorstep Library’s group of volunteers DOORSTEP LIBRARY – Helping children to read for pleasure gives them enormous advantages in the future. Weaving their way through the sprawling walkways, carrying rucksacks and little plastic stools, Jill and Allyson are regular fixtures on this Hammersmith housing estate. They have been coming here together every Tuesday […]

West London Action for Children celebrate 100 years

Centenary 1917-2017: How you can help this historic children’s charity celebrate 100 years of fund-raising and its vital support for local families West London Action for Children, a charity founded back in 1917, offers therapy and counselling for children in need and their families, in the London boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & […]

West London Action for Children (WLAC): Emma Flanagan – ‘We work with parents to help them provide a stable family to face head on the challenges of the modern world’

Christmas is a time for families to come together and cherish one another. Spare a thought for those children and their parents who struggle, often due to circumstances beyond their control. Here we take a look at a local charity offering valued practical support and advice for those less fortunate than ourselves. In 1917, the […]

WLAC Charity Sponsor: Shoots & Leaves – A local business that cares about local youngsters

Shoots and Leaves is a truly local business with 17 years’ of trading in London. It is proud to sponsor the WLAC article in Hammersmith Locals. We hope that by highlighting the valuable work this charity does that others will also support the WLAC. West London Action for Children (WLAC) is a small independent charity which […]

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