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A whole school approach to mental health

This Mental Health Awareness week we welcome Alison Critchley, Chief Executive, RSA Academies to explain their approach.

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14.05.18
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The Family School featured on the BBC

BBC1 broadcast their feature documentary: Back to School with Mum and Dad, focusing on The Family School.

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10.05.18
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Congratulations to Sense on TouchBase Pears’ architecture award.

TouchBase Pears won at RICS Regional Awards.

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09.05.18
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“Impact for Good” Conference in Ethiopia fosters cross-sector cooperation

Pears Foundation partner, SID (The Society for International Development – Israel branch) sponsored a cross-sector conference in Ethiopia to strengthen…

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07.05.18
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Hand in Hand featured on the BBC

BBC News and BBC World Service Podcast feature Hand in Hand integrated schools.

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27.04.18
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How early mental health intervention pays off

Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, says Pro Bono Economics report.

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26.04.18
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The #iwill campaign launch 2017 National Youth Social Action Survey

The latest findings from Step Up to Serve’s #iwill campaign survey.

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24.04.18
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13% increase in use of Food Banks this year, a report by Trussell Trust

Trussell Trust end of year stats highlight stark figures.

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24.04.18
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A Pears Partner Perspective: Professional development at JHub

Francis Wight, Student Hubs CEO writes about professional development opportunities.

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26.03.18
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A big day for Pears Foundation!

Pears Foundation celebrates Amy Braier’s JJ Greenberg Award and 10 years of Jhub!

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16.03.18
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BIRAX Ageing: A new £5m fund for joint UK-Israel research into ageing diseases

Scientific collaboration leads new technological developments to address global challenges of ageing populations.

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07.03.18
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We need to talk about dying: why stories from the end of life matter

Our guest blogger Dr Jane Collins, Chief Executive of Marie Curie writes for The Great Daffodil Appeal.

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05.03.18
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Supporting micro-philanthropy with Pennies Foundation

A guest blog by Alison Hutchinson CBE, CEO of Pennies, the digital charity box.

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27.02.18
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IVAR launch a new website for charities

Find useful, usable insights in 90 seconds.

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29.01.18
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Holocaust Memorial Day marked by Pears Partners

The UCL Centre for Holocaust Education welcomed survivors Ben Helfgott and Mala Tribich.

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29.01.18
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The 7th Dr. Yehuda Paz Annual International Development Day Conference

This week the Society for International Development , Israel held its annual conference at the Knesset

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26.01.18
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Launch of NHS70 Youth Social Action Campaign: Empowering Young People in Health and Social Care

We are excited to attend the Launch NHS70 increasing opportunities for young people to make a difference.

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15.01.18
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Christmas Gifts 2017

A seasonal boost for young carers

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01.12.17
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Carers Rights Day 2017

Carers UK launch new guide to mark Carers Rights Day 2017.

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27.11.17
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Making progress towards eliminating blinding trachoma: a report on World Sight Day

To mark World Sight Day 2017 we welcome Dr Astrid Bonfield CBE as our guest blogger.

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12.10.17
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ACF launch Foundation Giving Trends 2017

The latest in a series of annual research reports ranking the top 300 Foundations by the value of their grant-making.

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04.10.17
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TouchBase Pears is open!

This month we are celebrating the opening of Sense’s TouchBase Pears.

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27.09.17
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NFYFC Week 2017: Countryside Challenge

This month we welcome out guest blogger Katie Sanderson from Elwick and District Young Farmers Club.

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22.09.17
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Anna Freud campaign you are never too young to talk mental health

In preparation for World Mental Health Day on the 10th October Anna Freud launch new campaign.

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19.09.17
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Pears supports Jewish Care’s new multi-purpose Care Campus

Pears Foundation is supporting Jewish Care’s new multi-purpose Care Campus. This £47million redevelopment will see Princess Alexandra Care Home in…

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14.09.17
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JPR launch new research into Antisemitism in the UK

Pears partner JPR has launched new research into Antisemitism in the UK. The study takes an in-depth look at attitudes towards…

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13.09.17
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Construction is underway at the Pears Mother and Babies Centre in Ghana

Afrikids has begun building work on the Pears Mother and Babies Centre in Nakwaabi.

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12.09.17
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Fit for the future? The challenges facing Holocaust museums

This month we welcome our guest blogger Deputy CEO Sarah Coward from The National Holocaust Centre and Museum.

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31.08.17
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Improving Access to Guiding Latest Developments

This month we welcome Sarah from the IA2G at Girlguiding to share the latest updates on their new four resources.

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17.08.17
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Evaluation design – using action research principles to tailor evaluation to what practitioners want

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Eliza Buckley from IVAR, who is leading the NYSAF evaluation process.

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25.07.17
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Congratulations to our Executive Chair!

Knighthood for Trevor Pears.

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16.06.17
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Meet one of our Pears Scholars

Jewish news interview with Trevor Pears and Dr Rilwan Raji.

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15.06.17
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Ten Years on with The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Chris Mould, who led the Trussell Trust for ten years as Chairman.

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15.06.17
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Share Your Pledge Day 2017

As part of Volunteering Week 2017 we are sharing our pledge and commitment to youth social action.

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07.06.17
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Pears Foundation become Dementia Friends

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Melina Pelling, a young volunteer and Dementia Friends trainer.

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19.05.17
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Congratulations to Hand in Hand

Max Rayne Hand in Hand School for Bilingual Education have won the Jerusalem Education Authority Prize 2016-17.

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18.04.17
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Pears #iwill Fund: Increasing opportunities for young volunteers in NHS Trusts

We are excited to announce that we are now inviting targeted expressions of interest for funding.

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20.03.17
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Dying from inequality

Samaritans have launched a new report into socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.

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13.03.17
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Pears Youth Fund for Leeds and Bradford opens!

We are pleased to announce the new £100,000 Pears Youth Fund in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation.

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22.02.17
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Challenges and opportunities: Israel’s Bedouin citizens

We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger Michael Wegier, telling us about his recent study trip to the Negev region.

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22.02.17
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Student Volunteering Week 2017: Youth social action research released

Research released today by the #iwill campaign confirms the benefits to young people of taking in social action.

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20.02.17
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Supporting and Celebrating Student Social Action

To celebrate Student Volunteering Week we welcome our guest blogger Sara Fernandez from Student Hubs.

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20.02.17
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‘The Pears Girls Centre’ opens in Rwanda

The Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association in Rwanda has completed building a new residential centre for girls.

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27.01.17
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Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

Young Carers Awareness Day is a national day of recognition for the UK’s 700,000 young carers.

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26.01.17
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The Interfaith Summit

We are very pleased to welcome two members of 3FF’s Parliamentors Alumni Committee, Hashim Bhatti and Keerti Rajagopalan

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01.12.16
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The UK’s first MA in Philanthropic Studies

We are pleased to welcome Dr Triona Fitton, the Pears Philanthropy Fellow, to share her thoughts on the new course.

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25.11.16
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Thinking About Sustainability

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research have launched a new study: Thinking about Sustainability.

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24.11.16
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#iwill Week – Young people participating in social action have higher life satisfaction

Today marks the launch of the headline findings from the third National Youth Social Action Survey.

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23.11.16
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New research finds Scouts and Guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’

A new report finds people who participate in the Scouts and Guides in childhood have better mental health in later life.

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10.11.16
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Nominations are now open for the 2017 Beacon Awards!

The theme for the 2017 awards is ‘powering philanthropy’ and will celebrate the UK’s philanthropists.

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19.10.16
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Youth Social Action: A Hospital’s perspective

We are pleased to welcome Chris Burghes, CEO of the Royal Free Charity, as our guest blogger.

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17.10.16
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New Beginnings Fund launched

Pears are proud to be part of New Beginnings Fund supporting organisations welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

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13.10.16
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2016 Pears Scholars graduate

Congratulations to the 2016 cohort of Pears Scholars, who graduated last week.

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07.10.16
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Chief Rabbi launches Ben Azzai Programme

The Chief Rabbi has launched a new initiative promoting social action for young people.

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09.09.16
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A day in the life of a teacher

This month we are welcoming Ben Fuller who is part of the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education’s Beacon Schools programme.

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02.09.16
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Ambitious College at CONEL now open

We are celebrating the opening of Ambitious College in North London, a day-college for young people with autism.

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01.09.16
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Pears Foundation Executive Chair receives UCL Fellowship

Trevor Pears CMG is today receiving an Honorary Fellowship from UCL.

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30.08.16
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The Pears Project – The Scout Association’s National Growth Pilot

As the Pears Project enters its third year we welcome Ben Powlesland from The Scout Association as our guest blogger.

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29.07.16
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BeyondMe – Make a wish. Have a mission.

To celebrate BeyondMe’s fifth birthday we welcome Kawika Solidum from BeyondMe as our guest blogger.

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21.07.16
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Trussell Trust wins top awards at Charity Awards 2016

Congratulations to the Trussell Trust on their success at this year’s Charity Awards ceremony.

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16.06.16
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Israel though the lens

Dave Brown from creative agency APE on his first trip to Israel to photograph some of our Israeli partners.

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19.04.16
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Celebrating St David’s Day with the Community Foundation in Wales

In celebration of St David’s Day, we welcome Liza Kellett from the Community Foundation in Wales as our guest blogger.

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01.03.16
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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website!

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03.02.16