Jack Petchey Foundation
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03 August 2016

Young carers take a day off from their responsibilities to enjoy horsing around!

Thurrock Young Carers is a charitable organisation which supports young people who care for a family member. In April, the young carers went on a trip to the stables to take part in an Own a Pony Day.

01 August 2016

Volunteer offers business know-how to budding entrepreneurs in Ghana

Keanna Williams volunteered with ICS for four months in Accra, Ghana, to work with small to medium enterprises to help them develop their businesses. The trip was partly funded by a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering by JPF

29 July 2016

Tae Kwon Do Club Showcase Their Skills at Club Competition

Romford and Dagenham Tae Kwon Do Club hold club competition, showcasing their skills and boosting their confidence.

27 July 2016

Volunteers offer young Tanzanians hope for the future through entrepreneurial programme

Kim Lee and Nadine Armstrong, both 23 years old, worked with D.A.I.R.Y. Entrepreneurs (Developing and Inspiring Resilient Youth Entrepreneurs) in Tanzania to help young people start their own businesses.

25 July 2016

Breaking taboos- volunteer helps to educate youth in Zimbabwe about sexual health

Ruby Stolerman, aged 22, spent time volunteering in a clinic within a small community in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe as well as getting involved in various sexual health projects, to teach young people in the area about the importance of good sexual health.

08 July 2016

Jack Petchey Foundation recognises young people in Bexley for amazing achievements

141 young people from 19 schools across Bexley came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards

06 July 2016

Winner of the world's biggest youth speaking competition announced

Ajaye McDonald, aged 15, from Bishop Justus Church of England School, Bromley, was announced the winner of this year's Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge!, the world's biggest youth speaking competition with over 18,000 young people takin

10 June 2016

Sir Jack Petchey, aged 90, knighted for services to young people, congratulates Queen on 90th

Sir Jack Petchey CBE received his knighthood at Buckingham Palace on 9th July for services to young people in London and Essex through the Jack Petchey Foundation.

31 May 2016

Statement on Leanne Mohamad and the Jack Petchey

This is a brief statement about and the process of picking finalists

13 April 2016

Count on Us Secondary Challenge Heats Up

On the 12th and 13th April, more than 220 pupils came to City Hall to participate in the heats for the Count on Us Secondary Challenge delivered in partnership with the Mayor's Fund for London.