Jack Petchey Foundation
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30 August 2016

Performance Arts used in Therapy Programme for Young Disabled People in Sri Lanka

In June 2016 Eleanor Roberts, an Occupational Therapy student at Brunel University, used her skills to volunteer with a project called the Sunera Foundation, a Sri Lankan charity. which works with young disabled people.

25 August 2016

Words of Wisdom from Our Achievers Network

We asked our Achievers Network if they had any advice to give to young people opening their GCSE results today, and to reflect on how their results have affected their attitude to school and life.

24 August 2016

You ain't seen muffin yet! Kids Cookery School equips young people with essential culinary skills

To celebrate it's 15th Anniversary the Jack Petchey Foundation awarded 15 grants of £15,000 to 15 youth organizations and projects. One of the grants was awarded to The Kid's Cookery School, which gives young people cookery lessons.

22 August 2016

Volunteer uses entrepreneurship to defeat poverty in Kenya

Anna Sosnowska spent three months volunteering in Eldoret, Kenya with International Citizen Service charity Balloon Ventures, which aims to tackle poverty in emerging countries.

19 August 2016

Ahead of Olympics Netball Club hold a Skills Day to encourage girls to take up the sport

On Saturday 26th June, Palmers Green Netball Club put on a Netball Skills Day for their members and encouraged other girls from Enfield to take part.

17 August 2016

Students forge friendships and face fears on an action-packed residential

This summer, 36 Year 7 and Year 8 pupils from St Pauls Academy were lucky enough to attend a three day outdoor residential trip to Marchants Hill in Surrey.

12 August 2016

Volunteer project at Honduran school ignites pupil's interest in learning

Olivia Martson volunteered with development charity Progressio in San Benito, Honduras for three months, improving a local school's facilities and providing after school clubs for the children.

12 August 2016

Volunteer sets foundation for future development project in Nepal

During the spring of 2016 Dhanisha Bharadia spent three months volunteering in Kiteni, Nepal, with ICS charity Raleigh, thanks to a £300 Individual Volunteer Grant awarded to her by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

10 August 2016

Hackney Rowers Take Boxing Classes to Improve Fitness

Thanks to a Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation, the club was able to incorporate boxing into their land training to improve and maintain their fitness levels when they aren't on the water.

09 August 2016

Crossways Gymnastics Club Wows Spectators with New Team Leotards

Thanks to a Small Grant awarded to Crossways Gymnastics Club in Greenwich, they were able to purchase new leotards for their club members to wear at their displays.