Book Swap Being Held to Support The Upper Room

Bring up to four books to exchange at the Hartswood Tennis Club

Picture: Hartswood Tennis Club

A fundraising event for The Upper Room. a charity which supports homeless people in the area, is being held this month at the Hartswood Tennis Club.

On Tuesday 27 September from 10am to 12.30pm there is a Book Swap. You can bring a maximum of four books to exchange and browse to find new books to take home.

At the same time there will be a chance to big up some early Christmas gifts with jewellery by Sarah Houston, potter from Antonia Young plus paintings and prints by Salome Gallan and Rennie Pilgrem.

Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided.

Hartswood Tennis Club is at 31-33 Hartswood Road (W12 9NR).

The Upper Room has expanded from a small soup kitchen supporting the local homeless community into a charity offering a range of services to address the immediate and longer term needs of the homeless.

It provides hot meals, clothing and toiletries, but also offers practical support and advice, professional counselling and help into employment. Its new, purpose-built premises at Saint Saviour Church in Wendell Park aim to provide a welcoming and safe environment where it can gain the trust of the homeless and help them resolve issues, develop greater resilience and take positive steps towards a better future.

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September 12, 2022