Jack Petchey Foundation
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13 October 2017

Abbey Road Recording for Young Musicians!

In July 2017, Newham Music worked with the Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra (RBSO) on a recording session at the famous Abbey Road studios. This amazing opportunity was made possible thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

06 October 2017

British volunteer travels to Ghana to improve education prospects for women and girls

In January, Claudia White spent three months in Tamale, Ghana, volunteering with the charity Create Change in partnership with the International Citizen Service. She was supported in her volunteer work by a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

05 October 2017

9th Selsdon Guides enjoyed an action-packed trip in Wales thanks to JPF funding

This Summer, the 9th Selsdon Guides from Croydon, took a jam-packed, adventured-filled trip to North Wales. The trip was partly funded by a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

29 September 2017

My experience in Nepal.

The Jack Petchey Foundation runs IGFV – Individual Grants For Volunteering. If successful, you can receive a grant which may contribute to your volunteer fundraising cause.

29 September 2017

Dedicated Guides Leader is recognised by the Jack Petchey Foundation for outstanding volunteering

Earlier this year, the 1st Jaywick Girl Guides nominated Helen Stannet for a Jack Petchey Leader Award. Helen’s Leader Award was given in recognition of 29 years of outstanding service to 1st Jaywick Rainbows, Brownies and Guides.

28 September 2017

Animal Days Out present their first Achievement Award to inspirational Daniel

This summer, Animal Days Out (ADO) presented their first ever Achievement Awards since joining the scheme earlier this year. Daniel Birmingham, aged 13, was chosen to be one of the first Achievement Award winners at the organisation.

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,