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It’s a really good little package.

Walking into the Ryecroft Community Centre we should have known we were in for a busy morning with all the people buzzing around. Here to visit Walsall College, part of the Foundation’s Community Matters programme, their Health & Wellbeing - women only...

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It’s a really good little package.

It’s Christmassssss!

NOW SOLD OUT We're delighted to announce the return of our Christmas Quiz!Held in the first week of December all proceeds raised will go towards supporting grassroots projects across the West Midlands. As always, each ticket comes with a Christmas dinner and a fun...

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It’s Christmassssss!

Willenhall exhibition comes to Cov City Centre.

An exhibition that got people in Willenhall talking and sharing memories can now been seen in the city centre. Imagine Willenhall is curated by Willenhall History Group working with Photo Archive Miners. It showcases photos taken by Coventry City Architects exactly...

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Willenhall exhibition comes to Cov City Centre.

Back to Nature.

One of our Community Matters partners, Accord, work with older adults who are seeking employment. We were lucky enough to join Accord earlier this year on one of their walking trips and when we heard about their ‘Back to Nature’ classes we jumped at the...

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Back to Nature.

It gives me joy.

A successful Nigerian journalist, Sympho, travelled to the UK with her husband to complete a Masters in Contemporary Media, but her path was altered. Falling pregnant, she decided to put her career to one side as her husband concentrated on his electronics...

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It gives me joy.

Tampon Tax re-launches.

Local groups supporting women and girls with issues like period poverty, domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and long-term unemployment can to apply for a share of £3.5 million for their vital work. A further round of the Tampon Tax Community Fund is open to...

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Tampon Tax re-launches.

Taking sanctuary.

A charity in Sheffield is providing hot meals to those experiencing food poverty thanks to a grant of £2,000 from the Wesleyan Foundation. Open Kitchen Social Club (OKSC) was established in June 2014 and aims to provide weekly hot meals and activities for...

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Taking sanctuary.

Branding expert added to Board.

The Foundation are looking at enhancing its reputation after appointing a branding expert to its Board of Trustees. Naeem Alvi has joined the  Foundation’s Board after being headhunted by current Trustee Liz McKenzie. Naeem will look to enhance the Charity’s...

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Branding expert added to Board.

We’re always adapting.

It’s a miserable day in August but that hasn’t stopped parents and children flocking to the Hope Centre. Although not directly funded through the Foundation, the Hope Community Project, has received funding from Feeding Britain – who in-turn were awarded a £5,000...

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We’re always adapting.

Time Out are upbeat!

We were delighted when we found out BBC Coventry & Warwickshire wanted to feature one of our recent grant recipients, Time Out, on their ‘Upbeat with Sandra Godley’ show!   The radio programme showcases inspirational people and feel-good stories from...

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Time Out are upbeat!