Jack Petchey Foundation
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08 March 2017

Volunteer project in rural India works to empower women

Celia Gueto Melo spent three months volunteering in Rajasthan, India with youth-led social action organisation Pravha. The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Celia with a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering to support her volunteer work.

07 March 2017

Jack Petchey Foundation Office Move March 2017

We are moving! The move will not affect any group we support. You will continue to have the same support from the same Grants Officers as present. Our programmes and award events will carry on as normal.

03 March 2017

William Perkins students learn about the universe at Greenwich Observatory

On Friday 27th January 2017, 60 lucky Year 10 students from William Perkin High School visited the Greenwich Planetarium. The trip was funded by a £180 Jack Petchey Foundation Educational Visit Grant.

01 March 2017

Air Cadet saves his grandad's life thanks to his First Aid training

A young air cadet, Sergeant Luke Coleman, age 19, from 282 East Ham Squadron, proved that first aid training really does save lives, when he jumped into action as his grandfather suddenly began choking one evening.

01 March 2017

Small grant enables young LGBQT+ people to attend Pride events

The Gap has been supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation since 2014 and in August 2016 they received a Small Grant of £750 which enabled them to take a group of young people from Gap to London and Brighton Pride.

27 February 2017

Wimbledon teacher wins Jack Petchey Foundation Most Inspirational teacher Award

Angelina Di Passio of Ricards Lodge won The Jack Petchey Foundation Award for Inspirational Teacher of the Year award for her exceptional work on after school activities including LGBQT+ support groups and Model UN Conferences.

24 February 2017

Schools and teachers congratulated at the Evening Standard School Awards

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education, gave out the Evening Standard School Awards, sponsored for the third year in a row by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

16 February 2017

Student wins Jack Petchey Achievement Award for poetic prowess

a-Shay was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award in 2016 in recognition of her extraordinary talent and great commitment to improving her craft.

14 February 2017

Student volunteers for female empowerment project in Bangladesh

The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Mercedesz with a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering to help cover the costs of her volunteer work with Y Care International, enabling her to take part.

10 February 2017

Small grant funds team building day for Walworth students

Thanks to a Small Grant of £750, 25 students from Walworth Academy had the fantastic opportunity to participate in a team building day at an outdoor activity centre.