Charity opens community café

Mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue and council leader Nesil Caliskan officially launch the Zebras Community Cafe
Mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue and council leader Nesil Caliskan officially launch the Zebras Community Cafe

Founder Harriet Piercy says everyone is welcome to have a cuppa

Zebras Children and Adults Charity is pleased to announce the opening of a new community café in Ponders End.

The café aims to support students and adults who have disabilities with meaningful, supported employment opportunities. The project has been fully funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Both Mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue and Enfield Council leader Nesil Caliskan attended our launch party last month, together with councillors Rick Jewell and Gina Needs; all were impressed with the new initiative.

Following the opening of the café, Cllr Caliskan congratulated us on our successful lottery funding and stated on social media that those running the project are “absolute heroes”!

We are pleased to have formed valuable partnerships with local special needs schools and Equals – an integrated learning and disability service – to provide students and adults with disabilities the chance to gain voluntary experience which is meaningful to them.

The café serves low-cost food and is a great place for our community to meet, come together and tackle the effects of isolation in the community. I’d like to thank National Lottery players for making our project possible; we are making a huge difference to the lives of many people thanks to lottery funding.

The Zebras Community Café is open every Friday 10am-2pm during term time and is hosted by Ponders End Community Development Trust, at Vincent House in Nags Head Road. Please do come along, everyone is welcome!

If you would like to find out more about our charity and the work we are doing in your community, then please take the time to visit our website.

For more information about Zebras Children and Adults charity:
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