A Merry Christmas at the Centre

Thanks to our wonderful and generous supporters and volunteers, our young residents, local families and people with nowhere else to go were able to have a Merry Christmas at the Cardinal Hume Centre. There was something for everyone over the Christmas period, with plenty of food, games, chatter and music. Thank you to all the committed volunteers who came to […]


The Big Sleepout is back!

Student's from St Dominc's visited the Sacred Heart chapel on a recent visit to the Centre

  Students at St Dominic’s Sixth Form College in Harrow-on-the-Hill are being sponsored by family and friends to sleep outside on Thursday 25th October to raise funds for the Cardinal Hume Centre’s new hostel. The students have set themselves a target of £2,000. Can you help reach their target? To sponsor them to go their Just Giving page. The money […]


Adeyfield Catholic Women’s League visits the Centre

These lovely ladies have been supporting the Centre since 2001  yet had never actually been to visit. In October Monica, Anne, Maureen, Mary and Pam, all members of the Catholic Women’s League, Adeyfield, Herfordshire, caught a Green Line bus from Hemel Hempstead to Victoria Coach Station, and walked up the road to the Centre. We were delighted to welcome them, […]


ESOL students celebrate exam success

There was a sense of happiness and shared achievement in the room as eight of the Centre’s English Language students came to celebrate passing their Entry 3 Speaking and listening exams. The exams which took place in July were the final step in a year of hard work and dedication by the students and their teachers, all of who were volunteers. There […]


Team Ward Puts Cardinal Hume Centre Shop on the map

On Saturday 10 September, Team Ward from The Challenge rose to the challenge of creating retailtainment in the Cardinal Hume Centre charity shop. Based on Horseferry Road in Westminster, the shop is well known in the local area, but usually only opens on weekdays from 10-4pm. Team Ward arrived at the Centre in a gung ho mood, and one of […]


Centre gives children a fun-filled and action packed summer

Over 136 children and parents enjoyed a fun filled, educational and action packed summer of activities and outings as part of the Centre’s summer programme. The children were able to try new activities throughout the five week summer period. From African drumming to gallery exhibitions, dance classes to zoo visits, drama workshops to a private film screening – each day […]


Channel 4 adds to the summer fun

On August 16th Channel 4 invited the children and parents on the Centre’s summer programme to a screening of Peter and the Wolf. Children and parents alike were wowed by the imposing Paralympics structure outside and even more impressed on entering the building. The Channel 4 team had arranged a feast and everyone happily devoured the Pizza, Biscuits and the […]


The Centre is voted Sainsbury’s Pimlico charity of the Year

HR Manager Jaz Bhogal celebrates the torch’s arrival with Trish from the fundraising team   The Cardinal Hume Centre is thrilled to have been selected as Sainsbury’s Pimlico Charity Partner of the Year and is looking forward to plenty of staff fundraising and in store support during 2012-13. What makes the Centre’s selection even better is that it was voted for […]


Team Ward Rises to The Challenge!

Buoyed by the successes of young Olympians, a highly motivated and creative group of young people – Team Ward – came to visit the Centre earlier this month. Participants of The Challenge Network, www.the-challenge.org spent the morning with us at the Centre, where we were wowed by their enthusiasm, and the intensity and sensitivity of their questions. They enjoyed a tour of […]


Big Cheese II in Stroud Green

Big Cheese return to Stroud Green Margaret Briffa and Patrick Gompertz are planning their second Big Cheese for friends, family and neighbours in Stroud Green on Friday 14 September. They enjoyed last year’s event so much – where they also raised over £500 for the Cardinal Hume Centre – that they seem to be making it an annual event. Please get […]


Fancy winning afternoon tea for 4 at the Goring Hotel?

This June the Cardinal Hume Centre is asking you to Get Changed to be in with the chance of winning afternoon tea for four at The Goring Hotel – voted ‘best afternoon tea 2013’ by the Tea Guild! Get Changed is just one of the many ways in which you can support the Centre’s Change a Life month this June. By […]