Delivering Christmas Sparkle In Times Of Need

The volunteers of North Wales Superkids fundraise all year round to provide presents to children at Christmas and offer respite holidays to families most in need... Read More

Creating breathing space in the community

The Big Green Idea Cymru aim is to help promote healthy living and environmental issues across Wales, involving school children and adults. Recent projects have included fashion shows using recycled materials and an allotment project where elderly residents use their traditional recipes to promote growing your own food and maintaining a healthy lifestyle... Read More

Community music providing greater aspirations for all

Teaching youngsters from deprived inner city estates how to play the violin or cello may not seem the obvious way to steer them from a life of drugs and crime but Rev. Jan Gould, the force behind Making Music Changing Lives, believes classical music has the power to transform the poorest communities. Making Music Changing Lives aims to give free music lessons to young children in a deprived area of Cardiff... Read More

Educating today to prevent the problems of tomorrow

DangerPoint is a young people’s safety charity which aims to educate young people and vulnerable groups about how to stay safe and avoid risks, accidents and injuries in different environments. Based in Talacre, Flintshire, the centre educates children outside the school environment in a fun and interesting manner, with a core emphasis on interactive learning...
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Supporting people to overcome problems

Cyswllt Contact provides help, advice and support for people with drug and alcohol problems and support for their families from their centres in Aberystwyth and Cardigan... Read More

Providing fun, esteem and a community heart

The Engine House, Dowlais, is a vibrant and dynamic community centre in a neighbourhood facing multiple challenges around unemployment, crime, drug/alcohol abuse and poor health. Local man Paul Marshallsea was driven to set up this facility to keep children off the streets and engaged, after someone in his family succumbed to drug addiction... Read More

Empowerment through social enterprise

Crafts for Everyone is a social enterprise focussing on helping people with learning difficulties and mental health problems in Crumlin. It aims to tackle problems of low self-esteem, social exclusion and unemployment by providing skills, training and work experience to some of the most marginalised people in the community, thereby empowering individuals to lead more self-determined lives. Read More