Jack Petchey Foundation
If you think you can, you can!
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20 October 2017

Year 7 students take part in LGBT and feminism workshop thanks to small grant

The small grant funded two events for the school’s ‘Rainbow Day Project’, a celebration of equality and diversity which gives students the opportunity to learn about the LGBT community.

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20 October 2017

JPF volunteer grant takes Eleanor to Nepal for three months

Eleanor spent three months in Nepal volunteering for Raleigh International, on a rural international development project. A £300 Jack Petchey Foundation Individual Grant for Volunteering supported her in her volunteer placement.

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13 October 2017

Young Londoners learn country skills with Surrey Docks Farm

Last Summer, the Surrey Docks Farm used a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to provide volunteering, training and accreditation for 40 young people from the local area.

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13 October 2017

Abbey Road Recording for Young Musicians!

In July 2017, Newham Music worked with the Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra (RBSO) on a recording session at the famous Abbey Road studios. This amazing opportunity was made possible thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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06 October 2017

British volunteer travels to Ghana to improve education prospects for women and girls

In January, Claudia White spent three months in Tamale, Ghana, volunteering with the charity Create Change in partnership with the International Citizen Service. She was supported in her volunteer work by a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

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05 October 2017

9th Selsdon Guides enjoyed an action-packed trip in Wales thanks to JPF funding

This Summer, the 9th Selsdon Guides from Croydon, took a jam-packed, adventured-filled trip to North Wales. The trip was partly funded by a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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29 September 2017

My experience in Nepal.

The Jack Petchey Foundation runs IGFV – Individual Grants For Volunteering. If successful, you can receive a grant which may contribute to your volunteer fundraising cause.

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29 September 2017

Dedicated Guides Leader is recognised by the Jack Petchey Foundation for outstanding volunteering

Earlier this year, the 1st Jaywick Girl Guides nominated Helen Stannet for a Jack Petchey Leader Award. Helen’s Leader Award was given in recognition of 29 years of outstanding service to 1st Jaywick Rainbows, Brownies and Guides.

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28 September 2017

Animal Days Out present their first Achievement Award to inspirational Daniel

This summer, Animal Days Out (ADO) presented their first ever Achievement Awards since joining the scheme earlier this year. Daniel Birmingham, aged 13, was chosen to be one of the first Achievement Award winners at the organisation.

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22 September 2017

Jemma spends three months running vital healthcare workshops in Senegal

Jemma Hill spent three months volunteering with International Citizen Service in Kaolack, Senegal. She was supported in her work by a £300 Jack Petchey Foundation Individual Grant for Volunteering.