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Growing Points News

Newsletter November 2020

Dear Supporter  This is my third newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.   Fundraising In September Dick Stockford our chairman walked the Thames Path to raise money for Growing Points.  I am delighted to tell you that he raised about £3400 and even more will be achieved when we reclaim the Gift Aid from HRMC.  Grateful thanks to everyone …

Newsletter November 2020

Dear Supporter  This is my third newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.   Fundraising In September Dick Stockford our chairman walked the Thames Path to raise money for Growing Points.  I am delighted to tell you that he raised about £3400 and even more will be achieved when we reclaim the Gift Aid from HRMC.  Grateful thanks to everyone …

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 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.

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