Access Lewisham

by Voluntary Services Lewisham in Lewisham, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 11th May 2017 we successfully raised £11,735 with 69 supporters in 35 days

A MINIBUS for a 100 Vulnerable Lewisham Residents, so they can access services and stop feeling trapped and alone.

by Voluntary Services Lewisham in Lewisham, England, United Kingdom

We need your help to purchase a minibus!

ACCESS LEWISHAM helps 160 vulnerable Lewisham residents a week who can no longer use public transport.

BUT this is not ENOUGH!! We have over 100 people on our waiting list, who are unable to use public transport, and desperate to get out of the house.

For example, John (83) who has a recent diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. He is on a small budget and was recently admitted to hospital following a fall (he has been at home for some weeks now) and has weakness in his legs and arthritis which restrict his mobility so he can no longer take the bus as he did in the past.

With your support, we can stop them feeling trapped and alone. Please donate and share.

Every donation counts, whatever amount. Please give what you can!

VSL volunteer driver and passenger assistants drive them to:

  • Day Centres

  • Doctors appointments

  • Hospital appointments

  • Respite care

  • Social clubs


Volunteer driver Viji and the passenger is Judy

Viji has been driving with VSL for over 10 years and loves knowing that what she does makes a difference.

 These are some of the charities that we support;

  • Age UK
  • Deptford Mission
  • Entelechy Arts
  • Lewisham Mindcare
  • London Borough of Lewisham
  • Sydenham Garden
  • The Stroke Association

About VSL!

You can HELP! Support VSL and shorten their waiting list by pledging your support and sharing Sonia's story.  Help people get out and about and keep them connected!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Handmade Artmade from VSL service users/volunteers

£30 or more

£30 Reward

VSL T shirt (Fruit of the Loom) white ONLY

£50 or more

0 of 50 claimed

£50 Reward

VSL Hoody - (Fruit of the Loom) white ONLY

£70 or more

0 of 30 claimed

£70 Reward

Book you a place on a WEEKEND day trip to Brighton in August. Departing from VSL offices the following weekend are available. - 5/6 August 2017 - 12/13 August 2017 - 19/20 August 2017 - 26/27 August 2017 The trips will be agreed according to the number of donors choosing the date of a trip and with a minimum of 6 - 8 people per trip.

£200 or more

2 of 10 claimed

£200 Reward

Your name will be added to the list of sponsors and it will be printed on the new minibus in a graphic form (design).

£500 or more

1 of 4 claimed

£500 Reward

You and nine friends will get driven to Brighton and back on a WEEKEND day of your choice in August. The trip starts at VSL offices and you will receive coffee / tea and cookies upon your arrival in Brighton.

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