Community means different things to different people, but we can all agree that it is important for our lives.
Abbey People aims to be at the heart of the community in Abbey, responding to the needs of the area.
As the cost-of-living crisis continues, community is more important than ever. Through the words of our community, this video highlights the vital work we are doing and the impact it is having on those in the Abbey Ward, Cambridge.
As one member of our community said
“You rise by lifting others. Helping people should be part of our lives.”
Abbey People is a thriving community-led charity that has been serving the people of Abbey Ward of Cambridge since 2013. Abbey People aims to develop community cohesion, make Abbey a better place to live, and support the most at-risk in this deprived area through targeted community projects, provision of general support such as a community food hub, supporting access to education and employment and developing a culture of volunteering in the community. It does this through partnership work, running and facilitating activities and events, networking with key stakeholders in the community and responding to identified needs within the local community.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: