Author: Tilly Shields

  • An interview with Bennett Carr….

      Written by Sarah El-Tonsy, following an interview with Bennett Carr   Bennet Carr, headmaster of King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon, has had a significant career, leading him to touch the lives of many of his students ‚Äď one being Joseph Harris. Whilst his connection to the charity had been established from knowing Joseph…

  • April FOCUS…

      Focus NewsletterApril 2024   Welcome to the April edition of FOCUS and details of Beder charity, whom we have supported for the first time with a grant towards Therapy Vouchers. Beder was set up in January 2020 to increase awareness around mental health and suicide prevention. Sophia Chowdry writes about suicide prevention in our…

  • March FOCUS…

      Focus NewsletterMarch 2024   Welcome to the March edition of FOCUS and our charity, Off the Fence, which we have recently supported with ¬£5000 to cover two projects, Antifreeze and Gateway. You can read a report on how our grant has impacted these projects, as well as their latest impact report, marking 25 years as…

  • February FOCUS…

      Focus NewsletterFebruary 2024   Welcome to the February edition of FOCUS, which includes two contributions from our Interns – an interview with Bennet Carr by Sarah El-Tonsy and a mental health feature on eating disorders by Sophia Chowdry. Our charity for this month is tastelife, which helps people break free of eating disorders by…

  • January FOCUS…

    ¬†Focus NewsletterJanuary 2024 ¬†Welcome to the January edition of FOCUS, which introduces our new¬†Council of Reference members. This month we feature¬†Break, a charity working across East Anglia, supporting some of the most vulnerable young people in society. This is the first year we have supported this charity.¬†We include more details of our fundraising¬†events for 2024,…

  • December FOCUS…

    Focus NewsletterDecember 2023 ¬† Welcome to the December edition of FOCUS, which includes a¬†roundup¬†of a very successful year, introduces our¬†seven new Interns¬†from KES and gives you some dates to put in your diary for our fundraising events for 2024. Our featured charity is¬†Grow for Life, a social and therapeutic gardening charity, working throughout Bath and…

  • Break charity introduction…

    Break has worked across East Anglia for over 60 years, supporting some of the most vulnerable young people in society.¬† Originally founded to give holidays to families whose children have disabilities, Break has grown and evolved.¬† Now their focus is primarily young people who have been taken into care.¬† Break provides safe and loving homes…

  • Meet our interns!

  • Venice Marathon victory!

    Venice Marathon October 23rd 2023 A great effort for Ben Carr running his first Marathon in the beautiful city of Venice. Despite considerable heat, Ben kept his cool and achieved his target of sub-four hours with a sizzling time of 3 hours 52 minutes. Intrepid travellers and supporters Josh, Miranda and Roy were there to…