Northern Star became an extended family to me.

Northern Star became an extended family to me.

Northern Star Community Arts, based in Chelmsley Wood, is a community project offering a range of activities that encourage social cohesion and raise aspirations.Across the years the Heart of England Community Foundation has awarded over £14,000 to support the...
Christmas quiz continues to deliver.

Christmas quiz continues to deliver.

Businesses and organisations from across the area have gone head-to-head at a festive contest in Coventry to raise money for community projects.The Foundation has held its annual Christmas quiz at PSA (Peugeot) Group’s headquarters in Coventry.The event saw 17 teams...
My life is so different now.

My life is so different now.

Postnatal depression is a common occurrence in parents. Affecting more than 1 in every 10 women, if left untreated it can have a significant impact on themselves, their child and their family.The Foundation recently supported The Baby Support Hub with a grant of...
Can you help this winter?

Can you help this winter?

A major campaign which will support some of the most vulnerable people across the West Midlands during the winter months has been launched.The Foundation has begun its 2018 Surviving Winter appeal to provide much-needed support to those affected by isolation,...
Everyone feels worthwhile here.

Everyone feels worthwhile here.

Having been dealt a tough hand Sherif is making great gains in his life “I feel happy here, it’s like a step ladder, I’m improving, I’m making progress and I’m stepping up the ladder.”Sat with a brew and a slice of lemon cake in his Forest Schools uniform, Sherif,...