Hove Luncheon Club »
The Hove Luncheon Club provides a healthy and hot three-course meal for isolated older people, once a week as well as offering the chance of weekly social contact and to play games and listen to guest speakers. The Club also provides placements for volunteers, some with learning disabilities, who learn catering skills in the kitchen, setting up, serving and clearing up.
Brighton City Table Tennis Club »
Brighton City Table Tennis Club provides role models to support the personal development of young people, to instil a life-ling love of table tennis and to build a strong community. The Club offers top-class training and coaching sessions twice a week at Brighton Youth Centre. It has teams in the senior British league, the Brighton league and many Club players compete in other competitions and leagues. “Not only do we develop players, we also develop coaches,” says Club founder Tim Holtam. We have helped to subsidise and train eight 16-18-year olds and two over-18s who have now qualified as coaches. These are all young people who left school with little or no qualifications.”
Just Different »
A classroom of Year 1 and 2 children is watching with curiosity as Alison, one of the Just Different presenters, prepares herself to start her workshop with them. Alison’s mother took a quarter of one Thalidomide tablet when she was pregnant which resulted in Alison being born with short arms. The children clearly have a lot […]
Gladrags Community Costume Resource »
Gladrags Community Costume Resource comprises of over 5,000 costumes and other items and brings the magic of costumes to community groups and organisations, including children and young people projects, schools, colleges and amateur and fringe arts. The group received a grant of £4,765 from our Marit and Hans Rausing Fund to support workshops for eight-11 year olds. The sessions will teach the children practical sewing skills and provide dress-up activities for younger children (aged three-12) with the aim of increasing social interaction and encouraging creative play.
Pett Older People’s Project »
Pett Older People’s Project (or POPP) is a day centre and community hub for older, isolated and lonely people, living on the outskirts of Rye, Pett, Pett Level, Winchelsea Beach and Fairlight areas of East Sussex. They received a grant from our Pargiter Trust Fund for £1,600 to help meet transport costs, volunteer training, hall […]