Jack Petchey Foundation
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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.

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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.

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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!

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11 August 2017

Law student helps a women's collective in Ghana to grow

Last year, Talia Kensit, a Law student at Brunel University, travelled to Ghana to volunteer with a women's collective in the rural village of Sirigu.

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09 August 2017

Boswells Academy Trust raise the bar at National Mock Bar Trial Competition

The Boswells Academy Trust, in Chelmsford used a £160 Educational Visit grant to fund the transportation of 22 students to the regional heat of the National Mock Bar Trial Competition.

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04 August 2017

Community spirit: Student receives Jack Petchey Award for charity work.

Alice Stella, who attended St Francis Xavier College received a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for her hard work at school and within the community.

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01 August 2017

Jack Petchey Foundation funded careers event helps students decide their future

Grey Court School used a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant to fund a four day careers and enterprise event for their Year 10 students.

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27 July 2017

Laburnum Boat Club set sail thanks to Jack Petchey Small Grant

Laburnum Boat Club used a £750 Small Grant to fund a three-day residential on a narrowboat for 12 young people with a range of disabilities and backgrounds.

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26 July 2017

Thurrock Scout puts his first aid skills to the test!

Aiden O'Keefe, was presented with an Achievement Award last year by the Thurrock Scouts for his quick think and courageous actions when he came to the aid of an elderly couple who were injured in a car accident.

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25 July 2017

Example blog: Creating in your own time

Almost 4 years ago I started creating YouTube videos as a hobby, and whilst I don't do it so much now, I can pinpoint that singular decision as one a moment that continuously effects my life. What was originally a creative outlet became a passion