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care and support

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Supporting families with disabled children

Families in the UK with a disabled child face challenges and inequality across all areas of life. Two in five…

Pears Foundation
26.07.22
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Adding Value: A Strategic Vision for Volunteering in NHS Trusts

Pears Foundation is delighted to announce the launch today of two new reports by the King’s Fund on Volunteering in NHS Trusts.

Pears Foundation
10.05.22
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Christmas Gifts 2021: Early Years

Each year the Foundation’s trustees identify a number of small, community-based organisations to receive a surprise seasonal boost of unrestricted funding.

Pears Foundation
01.12.21
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Making Caring Visible and Valued on Carers Week 2021

“Whilst many feel that caring is one of the most important things they do, its challenges should not be underestimated.”

Pears Foundation
09.06.21
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Christmas Gifts 2020: Celebrating community responses during lockdown and beyond

Christmas Gifts are our way of marking the festive season in a spirit of generosity and appreciation for the incredible work of local charities.

Pears Foundation
01.12.20
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School-Home Support

Pears Foundation supports children who face extra barriers to learning. Children with serious challenges at home don’t go into the…

Pears Foundation
09.11.20
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£1 million to reduce the need for food banks  

Pears Foundation is investing £1 million in a national programme to reduce the need for food banks.

Pears Foundation
06.10.20
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Pears Foundation to distribute £11million in partnership with the Government’s Community Match Challenge scheme

Pears Foundation is one of nineteen funders, foundations and philanthropists who are partnering with the Government’s Community Match Challenge

Pears Foundation
26.09.20
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Marking Carers Week with Carers Trust

To mark Carers Week, we join the CEO of Carers Trust in his call for recognition and support for unpaid carers.

Pears Foundation
11.06.20
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Celebrating The Power of Youth for Volunteers Week 2020

We are delighted to share blogs highlighting the Power of Youth this Volunteers’ Week

Pears Foundation
03.06.20
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Christmas Gifts 2019: bringing people together to promote well-being

The Christmas Gifts are our way to mark the festive season, each year the trustees identify a number of small, community based organisations to receive a surprise seasonal boost.

Pears Foundation
03.12.19
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Celebrating Carers Rights Day 2019: Transforming the lives of Carers with Carers Trust

By guest blogger Trisha Thompson, Head of Programmes & Learning at Carers Trust

Pears Foundation
21.11.19
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The Autism Act – 10 years on

A report released today finds that 2 in 3 autistic adults in England are not getting the support they need….

Pears Foundation
09.09.19
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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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
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…

Pears Foundation
03.04.19
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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.

Pears Foundation
30.07.18
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NHS Trusts: Young Volunteer Programmes

Volunteers are essential in supporting the smooth running of the NHS.  They add value to services, enhance patient experience, support…

Pears Foundation
29.06.18
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Place2Be

With one in six children and young people affected by a diagnosable mental health problem it has never been more…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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The Trussell Trust

14 million people live below the poverty line in Britain today, including 4 million children. Every day people in the…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Coram

Pears Foundation is committed to improving and sustaining wellbeing, especially for young people. We fund partners who provide support to…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Carers Trust

Pears Foundation is committed to improving and sustaining wellbeing. We fund partners who provide support to families facing challenging circumstances,…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Anna Freud

Pears Foundation supports organisations that promote children’s social and emotional wellbeing and contribute to better understanding of the challenges that…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Share Your #iwill Pledge Day 2018

We’re sharing our #iwillPledge today to mark our commitment to youth #socialaction for ALL young people.

Bridget Kohner
05.06.18
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Marie Curie

Pears Foundation supports organisations that promote and enhance wellbeing, including for those coming to the end of their lives. It…

Pears Foundation
28.05.18
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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.

Pears Foundation
24.04.18
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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.

Pears Foundation
05.03.18
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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.

Pears Foundation
15.01.18
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Christmas Gifts 2017

A seasonal boost for young carers

Pears Foundation
01.12.17
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Carers Rights Day 2017

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

Pears Foundation
27.11.17
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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…

Pears Foundation
14.09.17
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NHS Expo 2017: The Role of Young People in Improving Health and Transforming Care

Bridget attends NHS Expo 2017 to mark the launch of the first six NHS pilot sites funded through the Pears #iwill Fund.

Bridget Kohner
11.09.17
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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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
19.05.17
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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.

Pears Foundation
20.03.17
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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.

Pears Foundation
17.10.16