Jack Petchey Foundation
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26 January 2017

#CrystalAwards: Young talent sharpen their acting skills at free Easter course.

One of the groups who received the Crystal Award Grant was Mountview Academy Theatre Arts, one of the UK's leading drama schools, situated in Wood Green. Mountview used their grant to fund a week-long Easter acting course for 40 local young people.

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24 January 2017

Volunteers donate $1000 to development project in Togo

During the Spring of 2016, Sania Parvez along with 14 other UK volunteers and 14 national volunteers, took part in a $1000 Development Challenge. Sania was awarded an Individual Grant for Volunteering by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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20 January 2017

Educating youth in Tanzania will benefit future generations

Michaela Willsher spent twelve weeks volunteering in Manyara, Tanzania with the charity Raleigh through the ICS volunteer programme. The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Michaela a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering to help her cover the cost.

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16 January 2017

Games and Garden Project at East Side Young Leaders

Thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation, the East Side Young Leaders Academy was able to transform their small yard into an oasis of nature and fun for their members.

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16 January 2017

Students provide consultations and medicine for community in Honduras

Seven students from Queen Mary University and 25 students from the University of San Diego spent ten days volunteering with the Medical, Dental and Water Brigade in Honduras.

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12 January 2017

Young person goes above and beyond in volunteer trip to Sri Lanka

In June 2016, Hannah Baker embarked on her journey to Sri Lanka, where she would spend four weeks volunteering with Plan my Gap Year, teaching children, supported by a £230 Individual Grant for Volunteering from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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09 January 2017

Technology and Technique: Orpington Swimmers awarded underwater cameras

Thanks to a Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant, the swimming club was able to buy a professional underwater telescope camera, SD card and a GoPro camera to help improve their techniques.

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06 January 2017

Young People Receive a Master Class in Music Production by MOBO Award Winner

Thanks to a £750 small grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation, XLP were able to fund a residential music project for a group of eight young people.

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03 January 2017

Volunteers pave the way for women's empowerment in Ghana

Blandine volunteered in Tamale, situated in Northern Ghana with a local NGO called the Women Support and Activist Group (WOSAG). The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Blandine with a £300 grant to help her reach her £1500 fundraising target.

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19 December 2016

Guiding the way to London Zoo

Thanks to a £750 Leader Award grant, 80 Guides from the Lewisham East District were treated to an educational trip to London Zoo.