Jack Petchey Foundation
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12 December 2016

Helping build a more sustainable education system in Cambodia

Guneet Anand volunteered in Cambodia with VSO and ICS. The Jack Petchey Foundation supported her by awarding Guneet with a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering, to help cover the cost of the trip.

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30 November 2016

Volunteering in Madagascar could mark dawn of a career in NGOs

After doing a Masters in International Development, Eve Hadshar volunteerd for nine months at an education project and now feels ready to make a meaningful contribution to a UK NGO

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29 November 2016

Last man standing in Barnet

In June 2016, the Barnet branch of the Boys Brigade took 30 of their members on their annual summer camping trip. It would be bigger and better than ever thanks to a £750 Small grant awarded to the club by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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15 November 2016

Survey finds under-18s wanted to stay in the EU and are worried about the future

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote in the EU referendum found over 75% wanted to remain in. Over 3,000 young people aged 11-17 from London and Essex finally got a chance to have their say.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.