Jack Petchey Foundation
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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21 September 2016

Volunteer raises money to fund a trip to Lourdes for young people with disabilities

For Easter 2016 Shauna volunteered with the charity HCPT, which gives young disabled people the opportunity to to take a pilgrimage to Lourdes, and also enjoy themselves on holiday with other young people.

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19 September 2016

Volunteer from Dagenham travels to Kenya to continue support to orphanage

In August 2016, 25 year old Oreoluwa Osuntuyi from Dagenham travelled to Nakura, Kenya to volunteer at an orphanage run by the Sure24 Foundation. The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Oreoluwa a £220 IGFV grant to help cover the cost of volunteering.

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16 September 2016

Young people enjoy weekly cooking lessons thanks to Jack Petchey grant

pport which aims to help them set themselves up for life and move on into independent living. Thanks to a £750 grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation, the Foyer was able to fund the delivery of weekly cooking sessions by volunteer Michael.

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14 September 2016

200 Young people sharpen their skills on basketball summer camp

Thanks again to a £750 grant awarded to the club by the Foundation, the club was able to organise a two week basketball summer camp in Croydon, in which 200 young people benefited from.

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12 September 2016

Volunteer project works to brighten the future of young people in India

Florence spent three months volunteering with ICS charity Restless Development in rural India, in the region of Tamil Nadu. Florence was awarded a £300 Individual Volunteer Grant by the Jack Petchey Foundation, helping her fund the trip.

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09 September 2016

Youth Club in Bromley takes inspiration from their community in new murals

In the Spring of 2016, the Castlecombe Youth Centre in Bromley organised an arts, crafts and, cooking project which took place over twelve weeks. The project was funded by a small grant awarded to the centre by the Jack Petchey Foundation.