Jack Petchey Foundation
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20 July 2017

Check mate! Jack Petchey grant helps East Barnet chess club flourish.

Thanks to Chris Leader Award, East Barnet school was able to apply for a £750 Small Grant, which they decided to spend on improving the chess club.

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13 July 2017

Allotment of fun! Grants for gardening!

In 2016 Pam received a Jack Petchey Leader Award from the students and staff at Drumbeat School, in recognition of her work as a volunteer there. Drumbeat is an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) school and outreach service based in Lewisham.

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11 July 2017

University student teaches vital first aid to rural communities in Kenya

In 2016 Daniel Knight received a £280 Individual Grant for Volunteering from the Jack Petchey Foundation, to support him in his volunteer work with First Aid Africa in Ndhiwa in Western Kenya.

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26 June 2017

Passmores Futsal Club make it to national grand finals with help from Jack Petchey Grant!

Having won the East Regional Futsal Finals on Sunday 4th June at the Copper Box Arena they have advanced to the National Futsal Finals, which will take place on Saturday 24th June in Birmingham.

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22 June 2017

#CrystalAwards: JPF funds LGBT canal boat getaway

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre is a London based organisation which works with young LQBT+ people to support, educate, and inspire them.

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20 June 2017

Outreach group learn about history and improve their English on a trip to the British Museum

CARAS is a community outreach charity based in Tooting, supporting people of refugee and asylum-seeking background. CARAS used an Educational Visit Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to take a group of young people to the British Museum.

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14 June 2017

Election survey of over 3,000 under 18s first to show politicians what issues matter to those too young to vote

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote found the issues most important to them were not issues they felt politicians prioritised. Around 80% also supported lowering the voting age to 16.

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14 June 2017

Young carers and their families enjoy a trip to the seaside

The Jack Petchey Foundation supports a number of young carer organisations including the Young Carers Project at Carers Support Merton. Last year, they used a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant to fund an activity-filled, trip to Bournemouth.

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13 June 2017

Young carers are treated to two amazing trips thanks to JPF small grant

Thurrock Young Carers is an organisation which offers support and respite activities to young carers in the area. In 2016 they used a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to fund two amazing trips for a group of young carers.

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13 June 2017

Election survey of under 18s in Essex first to show politicians what issues matter to those too young to vote

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote found the issues most important to them were not issues they felt politicians prioritised. Around 78% also supported lowering the voting age to 16.