Jacob Sakil is delivering a food-based social action project 

Jacob Sakil is the first recipient of The Simon Shades Scholarship. He receives £1,000 from Lewisham-based registered charity The Brun Bear Foundation to help fund living expenses and/or tuition fees while he...

Hello Everyone!

We are pleased to announced the formal launch of

Trouble At the Zoo And you're warmly invited to join us!

Trouble At The Zoo is the second children's book in The Adventures of Brunhilfer and Brunfin series of self-published children's book by registered ch...

June 24, 2019

The life chances of newborn babies needing critical care at a hospital in Uganda have increased thanks to a Brun Bear Foundation medical grant. 

“This grant for a brand new infant incubator will have a major positive impact on the clinical service we provide at Herona...

For many of us time stood still when we heard Simon had passed. 

He had time for everyone - the warmest of smiles, the biggest of hearts. 

Simon was one of life's huggers. And characteristically he embraced The Brun Bear Foundation right from the start.

He supported moral...

April 22, 2019

The Brun Bear Foundation had the distinct privilege of being the official charity at Kemnal Park's Mother's Day Memorial Service. Close to 150 people attended in remembrance and to draw solace.

An amazing £620 was donated to The Brun Bear Foundation which will be used t...

Pictured: The approach to the infamous beast - a steep incline - that runners encounter as they complete the Uganda International Marathon

Every year The Brun Bear Foundation seeks to undertake an epic challenge. In 2018 we went to Uganda... 

In 2015 I set up a char...

October 28, 2018

Pictured Melisha Camile author of Weh Yuh Seh, The Fun Guide to Understanding Jamaicans, with her copy of The Adventures of Brunhilfer and Brunfin: The Flood!

We met Melisha at Phoenix Community Housing's Diversity Day!

The Brun Bear Foundation celebrates diversity and i...

April 1, 2018


On 24 March 2018 a hardy group of 19 from Downham Health & Leisure Centre took on Tough Mudder in support of The Brun Bear Foundation. 

This intrepid band trained hard for the notorious and challenging 5K assault course.

In the gym they were whipped into shape by i...

March 11, 2018

Happy Mother's Day!

And we bring you some happy Mother's Day News!

We will be shortly unveiling our brand new event - Mother Bear! - with it's brand new website and brand new, fresh and dynamic programme!

Proceeds from the event will be used by The Brun Bear Foundation to...

January 1, 2018

Join The Brun Bear Foundation as it reviews highlights from 2017 and looks forward to 2018... Everyone's invited!

Happy New Year!

And thank you for making 2017 a fantastic year!

Twelve months characterised by record levels of activity, engagement, fundraising and donation...

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