The Future is Flavourful!
At the start of a new year of working in schools we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the last year. We’re enormously grateful to our supporters, volunteers, staff and partnering schools who have invested their time, money and trust into working with families in some of the most deprived areas of Leeds. We are passionate about helping children and families overcome challenges, painting a brighter horizon for their futures together. We’ve worked hard to ensure that our beneficiaries play an active part in decision-making and shaping activities so that projects are activities that we do together.
Over the last year we have:
· Grown from running 12 projects per year to 34 different projects.
· Increased the number of people directly benefitting from our work to 520.
· Started new projects, tackling poor literacy and financial literacy as well as another focused on developing parenting support.
· Begun exploring working with other groups to establish similar charities in other parts of the UK.
We’re now in a position to help people overcome challenges of low family literacy levels, poor financial literacy, low self-esteem, relational difficulties within families, bereavement, lack of confidence with parenting, social exclusion, isolation due to language barriers, poor nutrition and obesity.
As we look forward, the next phase of our development will be about coordinating all we can offer both internally and externally with other organisations to maximise the positive impact for individual families. So, we’d like to say a huge thank you to our supporters, volunteers, staff and partners for helping to transform the lives of so many people and for laying the foundations for helping even more families to bring down barriers which hinder them from flourishing.