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20 April 2017

Jack Petchey Foundation helps fund Jessica's conservation work in Indonesia

In August 2016, Jessica Menzies undertook volunteer conservation work with Operation Wallacea in Indonesia. She was supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation with a £250 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

13 April 2017

St Gile's Boccia Team achieve sterling result at national competition.

Last year, the St Giles Boccia team qualified for the Lord's Taverners National School Boccia Championships. To attend the final, the team fundraised the money themselves with support from a Jack Petchey Educational Visit Grant.

13 April 2017

Clarissa is recognised for her amazing achievements in music

Clarissa Mae Ragrag who attends Bonus Pastor Catholic College, was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution to music in the school.

12 April 2017

University student teaches English and cares for abused elephants in Thailand

In August 2016, Olivia Soan travelled to Northern Thailand to undertake a two-week volunteer placement. She was supported by a £220 Individual Grant for Volunteering from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

07 April 2017

Small grant funds inspiring print workshop

St Bonaventure's School used a £750 Jack Petchey Small Grant to fund an intensive two-day etching workshop at the Thames Side Print Studio in Woolwich for a group of A Level Art students

06 April 2017

Read how disability sport changed Adam's life

Adam is a 13-year-old boy who started attending training sessions at Greenwich Powerchair Football Club in April 2016 and since then, he has improved in all aspects of his life, from communication skills to his academic achievements.

31 March 2017

Kindness Counts: Zara wins Achievement Award for anti- bullying campaign

Zara Cooper, aged 16, from Joyce Frankland Academy received her Jack Petchey Achievement Award in 2016 for standing up against bullying.

30 March 2017

Small grant funds new resources for a youth club for autistic young people

In 2016 Jonny Whitfield, a group leader at the Southwark branch, was nominated for a Leader Award by the staff and service users. Jonny's Leader Award enabled the Southwark branch to apply for a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

29 March 2017

#CrystalAwards: Chelmsford Mencap members enjoy trips and cultural workshops

Chelmsford Mencap youth club, Gateway Juniors, used their £1500 Crystal Award grant to fund the Broaden Horizons project. The project involved cultural workshops, sports sessions, community events and volunteering opportunities.

22 March 2017

Winner of Britain's biggest Glee Club competition crowned at Indigo O2

RE:VERB were crowned Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge Champions 2017 at the Grand Final held at London's Indigo at The O2 Arena on Sunday 19th March, walking away with a £2500 prize.