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Youth Volunteering in Hospitals

The launch of a new report from the Institute of Voluntary Action Research into the power of youth volunteering in NHS Trusts

Pears Foundation
18.05.22
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Education across divides

Pears Foundation supports two education organisations that work in divided societies – Israel and Northern Ireland – educating children from…

Pears Foundation
06.04.22
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“Believe in young people and the magic will happen” ~ Hull Hospital Volunteers

Celebrating the Power of Youth with our NHS #iwill Fund Trusts this #iwill week

Pears Foundation
25.11.21
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Our Power of Youth Charter Commitments

Pears Foundation signs up to the Power of Youth Charter

Pears Foundation
24.11.20
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The Maudsley

Pears Foundation is committed to promoting young people’s social and emotional wellbeing. Our work ranges from creating opportunities for young…

Pears Foundation
18.11.20
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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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Youth-led Animation: Volunteering in the NHS

Young volunteers share their volunteering experience through animation

Pears Foundation
01.09.20
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Association of Colleges Beacon Awards

Congratulations to the EKC Group who have been announced today as winners of the Pears #iWill Award for Social Action…

Pears Foundation
04.06.20
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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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A Young Volunteer at University Hospitals Bristol NHS wins BBC Young Reporter of the year award

Huge congratulations from the Pears Foundation team.

Pears Foundation
12.03.20
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Celebrating Student Volunteering Week with Student Hubs

We are delighted to celebrate Student Volunteering Week 2020 by announcing new funding to Student Hubs through the Pears #iwill…

Pears Foundation
11.02.20
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Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People

We are delighted to announce a new £5.5m grant for The Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People

Pears Foundation
04.02.20
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‘This is my home’ – pushing for an immigration system that upholds children’s rights

Marking International Migrants Day with Coram Children’s Legal Centre

Pears Foundation
18.12.19
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#iwill week 2019: The Power of Youth

Celebrating #iwill week 2019

Bridget Kohner
22.11.19
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Congratulations to Anna Freud Centre

Winners of two major awards at the Building Better Healthcare Awards

Pears Foundation
05.11.19
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The Scouts Association and Girlguiding UK Celebrate 100 Years of Collaboration

Here we welcome Dave Yates, to share this history and what it means for the two organisations today.

Pears Foundation
04.11.19
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Pears #iwill Beacon Award for Social Action and Student Engagement

We are pleased to announce the list of commended colleges for the Pears #iwill Beacon Award for Social Action and…

Pears Foundation
26.09.19
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Celebrating the Pears Youth Fund on Yorkshire Day

This Yorkshire Day, we wanted to celebrate the third year of partnering with Leeds Community Foundation to deliver the Pears Youth Fund.

Pears Foundation
01.08.19
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Pears Youth Fund in Leeds and Bradford is open again!

We are so pleased the Pears Youth Fund is open for a third year.

Pears Foundation
02.07.19
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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

Pears Foundation
05.06.19
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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.

Pears Foundation
15.05.19
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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’.

Pears Foundation
08.03.19
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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…

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

Tips & Tricks from Pears #iwill Fund NHS Trusts

Pears Foundation
14.11.18
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Pears Youth Fund is open for applications

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

Pears Foundation
22.08.18
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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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The Linking Network

Who am I? Who are we? Where do we live? How do we all live together? These are vital questions…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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The #iwill Fund

Pears Foundation has a long history of supporting young people to get involved in social action through partners such as…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Scout Association

The Scouts offer children and young adults an opportunity to enjoy exciting experiences, learn new skills and develop their team-working…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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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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Maslaha

Pears Foundation believes in reducing barriers to participation and empowering faith communities to be confident contributors to wider society. Muslims…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Girlguiding UK

Girlguiding is the UK’s leading charity for girls and young women, giving them a space where they can be themselves,…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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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.

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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First Give

Pears Foundation is a founding funder of First Give, an organisation that contributes to building a culture of giving in…

Pears Foundation
28.06.18
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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Pears Foundation supports organisations that empower young people to develop their skills, improve their wellbeing and contribute to wider society….

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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Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

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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Ambitious about Autism

Pears Foundation works with groups that face barriers to society, particularly those with special needs or a disability. We support…

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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The #iwill campaign launch 2017 National Youth Social Action Survey

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

Pears Foundation
24.04.18
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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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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.

Pears Foundation
19.09.17
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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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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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
25.07.17
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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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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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
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.

Pears Foundation
20.02.17
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2016: Review of the Year

And what a busy year it has been!

Amy Braier
16.12.16
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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.

Pears Foundation
23.11.16
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#iwill Week begins with Multi-Million Boost for Youth Social Action

Pears Foundation has pledged a total of £4 million over four years to match-fund the #iwill fund.

Bridget Kohner
21.11.16
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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.

Pears Foundation
10.11.16
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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.

Pears Foundation
17.10.16
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Have you ever washed a rental car?

Reflections from a visit to explore youth social action in the US

Bridget Kohner
16.09.16
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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.

Pears Foundation
29.07.16