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“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers”: A peer learning approach to supporting youth volunteering in health

To celebrate the #PowerOfYouth this Volunteering Week, we’re delighted to publish a special blog from IVAR and our Pears #iWill Fund NHS Peer Network

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05.06.19
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Imagining a world free from malnutrition with JustSpirulina

JustSpirulina featured on the news!

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30.05.19
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Primary School Pupils at Woodrow First Fundraise for Redditch Nightstop

We couldn’t be prouder of Woodrow’s Year 4 pupils who have learnt about the social issues surrounding homelessness and crucially what steps need to be taken to prevent it.

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28.05.19
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Pears Community Spaces Fund is now open!

This fund will work to develop greater respect and understanding between people of different backgrounds.

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21.05.19
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Over 20,000 young people from disadvantaged communities join Scouts

We are thrilled to see the latest figures from the Scouts featured in the Guardian today.

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15.05.19
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Congratulations to the Anna Freud Centre!

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge opens the Pears Family School at the new Anna Freud Centre of Excellence

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01.05.19
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Record 1.6m food bank parcels given to people in past year

The Trussell Trust’s latest figures show an 18.8% increase in use of food banks this year.

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25.04.19
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£1 million boost for Carers

Pears Foundation has more than doubled its annual support for unpaid carers across the UK.

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17.04.19
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Women and Girls on the autism spectrum, Autism Awareness Week with the National Autistic Society

To mark Autism Awareness Week, we are thrilled to welcome guest blogger, Carol Povey, Director of the Centre for Autism…

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03.04.19
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What role can schools play in developing young people’s social agency?

Hannah Breeze, Senior Programme Coordinator at RSA Academies gives an insight into the exciting new primary school social action project, RSA4.

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29.03.19
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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Maslaha

This International Women’s Day, we’re delighted to share a blog from Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan on Maslaha’s collaborative project with British Fencing, ‘Muslim Girls Fence’.

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08.03.19
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Pears Foundation Grantee Support Programme: The Wiener Library Perspective

Dr Toby Simpson, Head of Development at The Wiener Library reflects on his experience attending part of the Pears Grantee Support Programme.

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07.03.19
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Congratulations to UCL Institute of Education

UCL Institute of Education tops the ranks again!

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28.02.19
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Duty to Care? How to ensure grant-making helps and doesn’t hinder

We are delighted to share the latest report from our fantastic Pears Partner IVAR. The report, Duty to Care? makes the…

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12.02.19
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Israel’s First Global Impact Awards

Celebrating Israeli and Jewish impact, for and with, some of the most disadvantaged people around the world.

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23.01.19
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Celebrating Local Charities Day 2018 with First Give

To celebrate Local Charities Day, we’re delighted to welcome Isaac Jones from First Give as our guest blogger

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14.12.18
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Congratulations to Sir Trevor Pears for a Naz Legacy Foundation Award

Congratulations to our Executive Chair, Sir Trevor Pears for his Honorary Fellowship for Education from the Naz Legacy Foundation. Secretary…

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12.12.18
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IVAR share new principles for grant reporting

A set of principles to make grant reporting a shared, more meaningful and mutually beneficial experience.

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05.12.18
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Lord Bourne visits Schools Linking Programme in Luton

Lord Bourne visits Schools Linking Programme in Luton aimed at promoting community cohesion between pupils.

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03.12.18
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The Clarice Pears Building at the University of Glasgow

Pears Foundation are delighted to announce a £5 million grant towards construction of a new building at the University of…

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21.11.18
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The Young People’s Forest Launch

Sir Trevor and Bridget were delighted to be at the launch of the UK’s first Young People’s Forest in Derbyshire…

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16.11.18
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#iwillWeek 2018 – Reimagining & Embedding Young Volunteers in NHS Trusts

Tips & Tricks from Pears #iwill Fund NHS Trusts

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14.11.18
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The Non-Executive Summary

A selection of recommended readings from Pears Foundation’s Partners to mark Trustees’ Week 2018.

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12.11.18
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Put your mask on: what I learned as part of an action-learning set

Kawika Solidum, Director of Communications at Step up to Serve, reflects on his Action Learning Set experience

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30.10.18
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UCL Beacon Schools in Holocaust Education, 2018 London Residential

Every year, the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education look to recruit up to 20 secondary schools in England committed to…

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25.10.18
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RSA Launch: A whole-school approach to mental health

RSA launch A whole-school approach to mental health

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08.10.18
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The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre opens in Huddersfield

The Holocaust Survivors Friendship Association, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield have opened The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre today. 

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06.09.18
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Pears Youth Fund is open for applications

Pears Youth Fund, in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation, is now open!

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22.08.18
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Northumbria Healthcare NHS are tackling loneliness with the Pears #iwill Fund

Launch of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s young volunteers programme

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21.08.18
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Daniel Wehrenfennig, Executive Director of the Olive Tree Initiative at TEDxBerlin

Are you fit for conflict? Daniel Wehrenfennig at TEDxBerlin

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16.08.18
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Pears Mother and Babies Centre is now open

Afrikids have opened the Pears Mother and Babies Centre at Operation Smiles in Northern Ghana.

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30.07.18
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New investment to promote the understanding and practice of philanthropy

The first academic Centre for Philanthropy to be established in the UK, at the University of Kent, celebrates its 10th…

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20.07.18
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The Dynamic Duo

A summary of our Dynamic Duo workshop: balancing the relationship between an organisation’s Chair and CEO.

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08.07.18
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New support for historic partnership between Girlguiding and The Scouts

Girlguiding and The Scouts are joining forces for the first time to grow youth social action.

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28.06.18
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Meet the team: Spotlight on Israel

An interview with Dina Gidron, Pears Foundation representative in Israel.

Pears Foundation
10.04.18