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10 October 2016

Maya spends a month volunteering in a mental health programme in Sri Lanka

In August 2015, 20 year old Maya Welford began a month long Mental Health volunteer placement in Colombo, Sri Lanka with Sri Lanka Volunteers International (SLV). The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Maya a £280 grant to help cover the costs.

07 October 2016

#CrystalAwards: Magpie Dance celebrate 30 years with performance on the big stage

Magpie Dance's £1500 Crystal Awards grant was used to help fund their 30th Anniversary performance at the Langley Park Centre, as well as a youth dance workshop to encourage more young people to join Magpie Dance.

06 October 2016

#CrystalAwards: Hackney Youth Club enjoy a weekend away jam-packed with activities.

Springfield Youth Club in Hackney safe haven for young people to meet each other and enjoy themselves. The club used their £1500 grant to help fund a trip to Woodrow House, for a weekend filled with a wide range of activities.

05 October 2016

#CrystalAwards: Young people of Epping Forest have their voices heard at Youth Conference

Epping Forest Youth Council (EFYC) are a local body of 22 democratically elected young people, who are 13-19 years old. EFYC used their £1500 Crystal Awards grant to hold a Youth Conference during Local Democracy week in October 2015.

04 October 2016

#CrystalAward: Resources for Autism improves services with grant

Resources for Autism provide practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition and for those who care for them. They used the grant to improve the level of service and activities on offer throughout the London.

03 October 2016

#Crystal Awards: Young performers raise the roof of the Harlow Playhouse

Razed Roof is an inclusive performing arts group for people with, and without, learning difficulties and disabilities. The grant allowed Razed Roof to work on community-based workshops and perform a major production at the Harlow Playhouse.

30 September 2016

New equipment enables Greenwich Powerchair Football to join competitive league

Thanks to a Leader Award grant awarded to the club by the Jack Petchey Foundation, the club was able to buy a speed tracking machine, allowing them to take part in the PFC league.

28 September 2016

Young volunteer undertakes conservation research in Indonesia

In May 2016, Stephanie Driver travelled to the Raja Ampat Islands in remote Indonesia, to volunteer for the Barefoot Conservation, taking part in both marine conservation and community work.

26 September 2016

5th Islington Scout group make friends and have adventures on a trip to Italy

With help from a £750 leader award grant, the 5th Islington Scout group spent a week in Italy after being invited by the Pistoia 2 Scout group. They enjoyed the cultural exchange and camping in the mountains of Pistoia.

23 September 2016

Members of Croydon Youth Group learn and have fun on a trip to the Sea Life Centre

Reaching Higher is a youth organization based in Croydon, which provides a range of creative and interactive activities for young people. Thanks to a Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation, the youth group took a trip the Sea Life Centre.