As the rain and snow poured down on a bitterly cold March day, the hardy boys of Creative Jar: Commercial Director James Harding, Commercial Manager Rob Jennings and Senior Creative Andy Clarke lined up to run for SHOC in the Reading Half Marathon, raising the princely sum of £343 Creative Jar, an award winning digital agency based […]
The presentation ceremony for the coveted Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service took place at Wellington College, Berkshire on December 13th. To be considered for the award, SHOC had to demonstrate that it is supported, and respected by the local community as well as by the clients who benefit from the service. The award recognises the […]
SHOC is grateful to The 29th May 1961 Charity, The Beatrice Laing Trust and The Fulmer Charitable Trust for their grants which have funded the Springboard project over the period September to December 2012 with The Beatrice Laing Trust also providing £2,500 a year for two additional years.
These two major grants will enable over 100 homeless and vulnerable people in Slough to improve their education, increase their self-esteem, take on volunteering and work placement roles, get jobs and move closer to breaking the cycle of dependency. The grants will fully fund the Springboard Plus project in 2013 and partly fund the project […]