Director of Home Instead – Greenwich & Bexley attends theMayor of London’s Community Reception at City Hall.

Fatta Thapa with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson
Fatta Thapa with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson

18th January 2016, Fatta Thapa, Director of Home Instead – Greenwich & Bexley attended Community Reception hosted by Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London at Honey Pot Building, City Hall, London. The event was organised to recognise and appreciate the volunteer organisation’s contribution across Greenwich & Lewisham.

Home Instead Greenwich & Bexley has been working with various local organisations such as Salvation Army, Skills & Care and Upton Primary School to raise awareness of later life and support older people in tackling loneliness. Most recently, Home Instead successfully acomplised a campaign called “Be a Santa to a Senior (BASTAS)” and raised over 500 gifts including donations for Christmas Lunch for 60 senior at Salvation Army on Christmas Day. BASTAS was a part of Home Instead national campaign to raise funds or gifts for lonely older people who may be alone during the Christmas.

At the Community Reception, the Mayor Boris Johnson highlighted the efforts and contribution the volunteer sector made. He said – London is not only world’s financial capital but it is also world’s volunteer’s hub.

Home Instead – Greenwich & Bexley team proud to be part of the Mayor’s reception and pledge to be part of the community, especially in supporting older people to live independently in their own homes – No one deserve to have No one.

Director of Home Instead Senor Care, Fatta Thapa also heads the community organisation called Skills & Care and he was invited to the Reception by Greater London Authority member Len Duvall.

Fatta Thapa with Team London
Fatta Thapa with Team London