Jack Petchey Foundation
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22 September 2017

Jemma spends three months running vital healthcare workshops in Senegal

Jemma Hill spent three months volunteering with International Citizen Service in Kaolack, Senegal. She was supported in her work by a £300 Jack Petchey Foundation Individual Grant for Volunteering.

21 September 2017

Football tournament captivates local community!

Using a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant, Reaching Higher put on a football tournament for young people and the local community in South Norwood.

20 September 2017

A waterpark adventure blossoming confidence!

In July 2017 the 1st Addington Guides took an exciting trip to a waterpark thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation. The outing included two sessions, an inflatable obstacle course and a cable knee-boarding lesson.

19 September 2017

Growing skills with 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,

31 August 2017

Young athletes watch the best of the best at the IAAF World Athletics Championships!

This summer, 27 lucky young athletes from St Mary's Richmond Athletic Club attended the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships at the London Stadium in Stratford. This was made possible thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

30 August 2017

Student volunteer helps to raise over £140,000 for a school for deaf children in Kenya.

Since 2013, Ali Macnaughton has been volunteering for a grassroots initiative called Project Riandu, which works to empower deaf people in eastern Kenya. The Jack Petchey Foundation supported Ali with a £280 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

24 August 2017

Jack Petchey Achievement Award winner starts her own charity

Tosin Ilembola, aged 18, was nominated by her peers and teachers at Mill Hill County High School in Barnet for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award, to recognise the outstanding work she does within her community.

18 August 2017

Volunteer helps reduce the effects of climate change in a village in Nicaragua

In the summer of 2016, Jamil Lalani volunteered with Progressio ICS in a rural community in Nicaragua. He was supported in his volunteer work with a £200 Individual Grant for Volunteering awarded to him by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

17 August 2017

Musical instruments help to enrich a special needs school's curriculum

The Village School in Brent received a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation through the Leader Award scheme which they spent on musical instruments for the whole school.

16 August 2017

Win an iPad Mini 2 in our Selfie Competition!

Take part in our selfie competition and you could win an IPad Mini 2. This competition is exclusively for Achievement Award winners. We want you to shout about winning an Achievement Award so we're holding a selfie competition with a difference!