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Case Study: Beanstalk

2019-09-16T13:57:52+01:00

Beanstalk reflects on their progress since their #iwill pledge A blog from Ginny Lunn, CEO of Beanstalk Beanstalk, a national children’s reading charity, was founded in 1973 by a lady called Susan Belgrave. She was a social activist and saw that children were struggling in her community and she wanted to make a difference. She knew education was so important to give children the best chance in life and a small group of friends started reading with children in primary schools. 45 years later this is still our main focus. However, we have shifted significantly [...]

Case Study: Beanstalk2019-09-16T13:57:52+01:00

University Hospital Bristol’s Pears #iwill Young Volunteer Project

2019-05-17T14:29:35+01:00

Nancy, the Young People Volunteering Project Co-ordinator at University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, writes on the progress of their Pears #iwill fund young volunteer programme. "September and October are very busy months for the Voluntary Services team. As students return to Bristol’s universities, colleges and schools, we see an increase in the number of applications to join the Trust’s team of volunteers. This year, these applications have increased further because of the partnership and recruitment work that has been funded by the Young People Volunteering project. An initial partnership pilot programme carried out with City of Bristol College, and some [...]

University Hospital Bristol’s Pears #iwill Young Volunteer Project2019-05-17T14:29:35+01:00