The latest projects we have helped with:
Providing Play Therapy support through First Light South West in Plymouth, to children and young people with learning difficulties who have been victims of sexual violence. This project run over three years will help 90 children rebuild their lives.
In Exeter we have given funding to two organisations, The Northcott Theatre for a project working with 20 children from Whipton Barton Primary school who are defined as in Need or at risk or becoming so. Double Elephant Print Workshop in partnership with East Devon AONB towards their project helping children with disabilities develop new creative skills through nature.
In Ashprington, we have given funding to The Sharpham Trust in partnership with King Edward VI Community College Totnes towards developing a Mindful in Nature project. The aim is to help 36 young people over the course of a year from key stage 3, 4 and 5. Many of the young people have been experiencing mental health concerns.
Funding has been granted to Tiverton based BOUNCE! Brighter Futures Foundation towards child therapists working with creative arts helping circa 250 children directly and 600 indirectly with mental health issues.
Enabling Ivybridge based Moorvision who support visually impaired children and young people, to take a group of these children on an adventure activity weekend at Skern Lodge in Appledore.
Shebbear School Support Group, Beaworthy to develop an outside area to provide physical and sensory stimulation for 30 children aged 4 – 6 who have lost out on many days of schooling during the pandemic.