16 May 2017

Recognising excellence in active citizenship

This weekend Teresa, one Pecan’s Information, Advice and Guidance Advisers on the NCS project, received a Southwark Civic Award for her amazing hard work and dedication to the people of Southwark. Teresa received an Honorary...

2 May 2017

A huge congratulations and thank you to our 2017 marathon runners!

At 10am on Sunday 23rd April, over 38,000 people were lining up to cross the start line for the 2017 London Marathon. But we only care about two very special runners, Julian and Simon, who ran for Pecan...

28 Apr 2017

We would like to invite you to audit for Pecan!

Please see below for more information and instructions for submitting a tender.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with Chris or Sylvie.

Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Click here to download this letter as a PDF

12 Apr 2017

Pecan at Easter, a new financial year and an exciting new accreditation!

Sat here at my new desk, with the sun beating down on Peckham (sort of), I can see the street name sign for ‘Mission Place’ through the window. The entrance to the Pecan office is located on Peckha...

3 Mar 2017

Simon Boxall started as Southwark Foodbank Manager at the beginning of December 2016. Since then he has coordinated our busiest time of the year; enabling over 80 families to have a wonderful Christmas meal, leading a large number of fundraising activities and took in...

10 Feb 2017

We are very pleased to announce the date for our AGM


10am - 12pm

Followed by refreshments

Peckham Park Baptist Church

Peckham Park Road

SE15 6SX

We will soon release details of the Southwark Churches Conversation, which is an event we will be holding al...

7 Feb 2017

Over the past two weeks we’ve been involved with two community screenings of Ken Loach’s 2016 masterpiece ‘I, Daniel Blake’.

The critically acclaimed film follows, Daniel Blake, a Newcastle construction worker, who falls by the wayside of the benefit system when he’s de...

18 Jan 2017

Yesterday was the 17th of January - the day where, for the UK at least, most people give up on their new years resolutions. That's a solid 17 days where people try to go for a run every morning, stop snacking, stop smoking, stop swearing or try and 'be more positive'....

25 Jan 2016

I’m sat in the beautiful Café Viva and only one word comes to mind ‘tranquil’.

I’ve been here plenty of times before, popping in over the Christmas break to get a quick coffee, and check the Southwark Foodbank Christmas Hamper collection tin. But I’ve never actually sto...

23 Nov 2015

All the details on Moving On’s movements!

Pecan are very pleased to announce that its Moving On programme has been awarded the Approved Provider Standard (APS) by the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation for its work with young female ex-offenders leaving prison and ret...

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