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Growing Points News

Dick Stockford completes Thames walk fundraiser!

Huge thanks to all those who donated to the Charity as Dick walked the Thames Path. Donations are still coming in but we have racked up just over £3200 (plus Gift Aid). Thanks to everyone and to Dick of course for this amazing outcome. Here’s Dick at the end of his fund-raising walk.

Dick Stockford completes Thames walk fundraiser!

Huge thanks to all those who donated to the Charity as Dick walked the Thames Path. Donations are still coming in but we have racked up just over £3200 (plus Gift Aid). Thanks to everyone and to Dick of course for this amazing outcome. Here’s Dick at the end of his fund-raising walk.

The Hidden Talents programme is on hold

The Hidden Talents programme is on hold – please do not refer customers for that programme until further notice. The Leeds Health and Social Care community are reviewing their recruitment programmes to ensure that they reach as many people as possible from excluded communities. We will let you know when and how the programme will start again.   We are …

The Hidden Talents programme is on hold

The Hidden Talents programme is on hold – please do not refer customers for that programme until further notice. The Leeds Health and Social Care community are reviewing their recruitment programmes to ensure that they reach as many people as possible from excluded communities. We will let you know when and how the programme will start again.   We are …

My Experience of Volunteering with Growing Points

Volunteering with Growing Points has been a growing opportunity for me, and has been a defining part of my second year in Leeds. From meeting the Growing Points Director and hearing him explain Growing Points’ aims back in November 2018, I was instantly inspired. I knew I wanted to be involved, to learn more and to use the skills I …

My Experience of Volunteering with Growing Points

Volunteering with Growing Points has been a growing opportunity for me, and has been a defining part of my second year in Leeds. From meeting the Growing Points Director and hearing him explain Growing Points’ aims back in November 2018, I was instantly inspired. I knew I wanted to be involved, to learn more and to use the skills I …

Dick Stockford GP Chair
Newsletter August 2020

Dear Supporter This is my second newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.  It’s good to be back! – Jane Rennie, Growing Points Director   Fundraising It is always difficult to raise funds for a small charity and while we continue to bid for money from charitable trusts Dick is on a mission again!   He says: Walking England’s Longest …

Newsletter August 2020

Dear Supporter This is my second newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.  It’s good to be back! – Jane Rennie, Growing Points Director   Fundraising It is always difficult to raise funds for a small charity and while we continue to bid for money from charitable trusts Dick is on a mission again!   He says: Walking England’s Longest …

300 People helped through Growing Points, and counting
40 People now with jobs in the NHS thanks to the Hidden Talents programme