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Growing Points News

From Thames Head to Westminster

Dick Stockford, Growing Points chair, will be walking from Thames Head to Westminster (about 140 miles west to east across England) over 7 days arriving in Westminster on Monday 14 September. His aim?  To raise money to support Growing Points becoming a digital charity, providing on-line services across the country and to celebrate the success of the Hidden Talents scheme in Leeds. This …

From Thames Head to Westminster

Dick Stockford, Growing Points chair, will be walking from Thames Head to Westminster (about 140 miles west to east across England) over 7 days arriving in Westminster on Monday 14 September. His aim?  To raise money to support Growing Points becoming a digital charity, providing on-line services across the country and to celebrate the success of the Hidden Talents scheme in Leeds. This …

Newsletter June 2020

June 2020 Dear Supporter This is my first newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.  My thanks to Tesfalem who took over from me as Operations Director in 2018 and I wish him well for the future. I remain a Trustee and I am also working as a Guardian in Brighton and West Sussex as I live locally.  I really …

Newsletter June 2020

June 2020 Dear Supporter This is my first newsletter as Managing Director of Growing Points.  My thanks to Tesfalem who took over from me as Operations Director in 2018 and I wish him well for the future. I remain a Trustee and I am also working as a Guardian in Brighton and West Sussex as I live locally.  I really …

Our New Director

Dear Growing Points Family, Jane Rennie (our previous Director) is taking over the management of the Charity from  1 June.  We thank Tesfalem for his contribution to the work of Growing Points and wish him well for the future. Jane can be contacted on: jane@growingpoints.co.uk and will be making arrangements to let you know about other changes we will be …

Our New Director

Dear Growing Points Family, Jane Rennie (our previous Director) is taking over the management of the Charity from  1 June.  We thank Tesfalem for his contribution to the work of Growing Points and wish him well for the future. Jane can be contacted on: jane@growingpoints.co.uk and will be making arrangements to let you know about other changes we will be …

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 …

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