Jack Petchey Foundation
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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.

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13 July 2015

A great Start for young artists!

Jack Petchey Start programme opens young people's eyes to the wonderful world of art and leads them to exhibiting their own art at the Saatchi Gallery.

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10 July 2015

Grand Champion of the 2015 Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge! announced

15 year old Anna Gunstone from Bexley wowed a packed audience at the Piccadilly Theatre and was crowned Grand Champion of this year's Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge!

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03 July 2015

Boris and Jack back budding codebreakers

More than 500 London school pupils have put their problem solving skills to the test in London's 2015 Count on Us Secondary Challenge; a unique, pan-city inter-school maths tournament funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation.