Jack Petchey Foundation
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13 April 2016

Count on Us Secondary Challenge Heats Up

On the 12th and 13th April, more than 220 pupils came to City Hall to participate in the heats for the Count on Us Secondary Challenge delivered in partnership with the Mayor's Fund for London.

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21 March 2016

Winner of Britain's biggest Glee Club competition crowned at IndigO2

Razzamataz Theatre School Medway were crowned Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge Champions 2016 at the Grand Final held at London's IndigO2 at The O2 Arena on Sunday 20th March.

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01 February 2016

Caring for the carers

Carers Support Merton works with young carers who can have heavy demands placed on them at an early age. To give these young carers an extended period of respite from their caring roles Carers Support Merton wanted to take them on a residential trip.

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01 February 2016

Club gets an Olympic hockey coach!

Hockey has been described as a minority sport in Bexley. Bexleyheath and Belvedere Hockey Club sought to fill this gap with help from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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30 December 2015

Jack Petchey CBE knighted in New Year's Honours List

Today's New Year's Honours List reveals philanthropist, Jack Petchey CBE will receive a knighthood in recognition of his charitable work. The 90 year old is still determined to go to work every day at the Jack Petchey Foundation which he created.

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10 November 2015

Being the change in South Africa

Abigail Gregory received a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering. This helped her be one of 24 volunteers (12 from the UK and 12 South African) working within the Walmer Township near Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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08 October 2015

The Jack Petchey Foundation and Media Trust team up with YouTube and the Evening Standard to launch a challenge to find London's next top vlogger

The Vlogstar Challenge competition, powered by the Jack Petchey Foundation and Media Trust is open to youth organisations working with 16 to 25-year-olds in London and Essex.

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02 October 2015

Awards mark £100m given to youth projects and Jack Petchey Foundation's 15th Anniversary

The Jack Petchey Crystal Awards at City Hall, London on Friday 2nd October mark the 15th anniversary of the Foundation and the milestone of having invested £100m to youth projects in London and Essex.

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17 August 2015

Special 15th anniversary skydive!

15 young people from across London and Essex took part in a charity sky dive to mark the 15th anniversary of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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11 August 2015

An Interview with Jack Petchey CBE

Our Achievers Network member Joanne Langthorne spends some time with Jack in celebration of his 90th birthday.