Eden team volunteer, Dora Jajey, has been rewarded by local Housing provider CityWest Homes, with support to train in basic gardening skills. It comes after a successful term of gardening with local children attending the homework club on their estate that she runs with Polly Johnson, Eden Team leader. Dora and Polly, who run the…
Transforming communities from the inside out
We’ve been thinking a lot about our new Eden strap line Growing Urban Heroes. The title of Hero sometimes isn’t very helpful. Some of our greatest achievers may find themselves far from super or heroic, when compared to their peers. Yet thinking of the superhero characters we grew up with, three different types emerge. Superman – born super.…
Ten years is a huge milestone and Eden Fitton Hill made sure the whole community got to join in the fun to celebrate. “We have been so blessed, disappointed, inspired, stressed and proud over the years,” said Tim Royles, Eden Team Leader. ”We have worked with so many people who have helped make Fitton Hill…
Partnering with local churches we form volunteer teams within communities suffering high levels of deprivation in order to accelerate the transformation of the neighbourhood.
Eden team members come from all sorts of backgrounds and share a common set of vision and values, they all live in the neighbourhood and give at least six hours a week as volunteers.
Eden teams build relationships with local youth and families in all sorts of creative ways. Every day brings new stories to light of lives being touched, hope being restored and futures getting brighter.