Jack Petchey Foundation
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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.

08 August 2016

Matching Green Cricket Club Improve Training with New Practice Net

Thanks to a Small Grant awarded to the club by the Jack Petchey Foundation, the club were able to buy a new portable practice net which has improved practice sessions significantly.

05 August 2016

Education programme invests in the future of rural communities in Malawi

Thanks to a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering provided to Emily by the Jack Petchey Foundation, she was able to join 11 other volunteers, from both the UK and Malawi, to work with Malawian charity SPRODETA

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.