The Emily Jordan Foundation

Unit 9, Fine Point,


DY11 7FB

01562 861154

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March 8, 2019

Further success of The Emily Jordan Foundation Reaching Out project, which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, (formal known as the Big Lottery Fund) was seen in February when Four Supported Volunteers recently completed re-building four bikes.  A present...

March 8, 2019

We have another new supported

volunteer start following the taster last month; she told us, “ I already she feel comfortable and people are so nice.”    She wants to learn to build bikes which and is starts off with dismantling older bikes and cleaning them....

March 8, 2019

A fantastic month for new people joining us, we had two lead volunteers, Gill and Ann and one Supported Volunteer .

They are settling in quickly.  There were 4 people who joined for taster days with an opportunity to build a bike; there is real indications that they wou...

March 8, 2019

A short month due to Christmas, however plenty to do at the Foundation with Lead Volunteers continuing working with the Supported Volunteers/Trainees in small groups and in some cases 1:1. Our Lead Volunteers not only support by offering learning in building bikes, gro...

December 4, 2018

Six new volunteers were recruited during the months of October and November.

Twigs and Spokes have benefited greatly from the number of volunteers. With the supported volunteers, at this time, often selecting Spokes as their preferred project to learn new skills.

We carr...

December 4, 2018

Volunteers from NCS (local schools) gave inordinate amounts of their time volunteering through the summer. 

IGS/Specsavers hosted their annual staff quiz with the Emily Jordan Foundation being named as their nominated charity. Staff kindly donated their time to voluntee...

December 4, 2018

Cycle club started up again with more people taking part this year as the group was extended to include families of people with disabilities.  It offers parents, and siblings the opportunity to participate either as a family or individually.  In some weeks there have b...

December 4, 2018

Supported Volunteers experience what it is like to be in the workplace. It provides the opportunity for them to learn work place rules in a safe environment.

Lead Volunteers support the “bank workers” (who have learning disabilities) to fulfil an external grounds mainte...

December 4, 2018

Six IGS/Specsavers staff spent “A day-to-make-a-difference” supporting volunteers at Spokes in November and a few members of Interserve have taken up volunteering with us on a more casual basis. 

Groups like this really do contribute to the Foundation’s aims and to the...

December 4, 2018

Six new volunteers started to offer their time on a regular basis. Lloyds Bank staff donated their time to work alongside the trainees and the supported volunteers.  A wonderful day-to-make-a-difference was had; they split in to two groups, they built a sales display t...

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