Sytner Group Directors spend a day in the garden

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Team PicA team of 16 volunteers from the Board of Directors at Sytner Group spent a day transforming two areas of the community garden, A Place to Grow in Enderby. The volunteers worked extremely hard painting, crazy paving and gardening and completely redeveloped an area dedicated to children and a second area at the top of the site. (more…)

A Golden Goodbye!

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A Golden Goodbye!

Nicole Watts, Number Partners Project Coordinator for Loughborough University Action Office, was thrilled to receive her Golden Heart Award on 18th May. (more…)

Team Challenge Round Up

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Team PicThank you to all the wonderful employee volunteers who have taken part in Team Challenges over the last few months.

Here’s a snapshot of what they have been up to in the local community and if this inspires YOU, then please get in touch with Sarah, Leona or Raheema to find out more: (more…)

Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016: winners

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

LeicsCaresAwards2016.1Volunteers and their employers who go the extra mile to help charities, community groups and people in need of new opportunities were recognised last night at the Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016, held at City Hall in Leicester.

The businesses and their employees volunteer with Cares, helping ex-offenders into work, school pupils with reading & maths, community groups and charities with Team Challenges that transform buildings and gardens and care leavers with their step towards independence. (more…)

Golden Heart Award

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart Award

We are delighted to announce that Inge Roberts is the latest winner of our Golden Heart award.  (more…)

Successful Placement for Flying Fish

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Successful Placement for Flying Fish

Waad was initially referred to the Flying Fish project in January.  (more…)

Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016: finalists

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Leics Cares logo (no background)We are delighted to announce that the finalists for our annual Celebration Event awards have been announced. Categories include Company of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Team of the Year, Placement Provider of the Year, Pro Help firm of the Year and the Kelvin Irons Memorial Partnership Award. (more…)

National Merchant Buying Society Ltd

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

National Merchant Buying Society Ltd

We are delighted to formally welcome The National Merchant Buying Society Ltd (NMBS) back into the fold as a member of Leicestershire Cares. NMBS is a centralised buying society for Independent Builders, Timber, Hardware, Plumbing and Heating Merchants. It has over 1000 members in 3000 branches and in excess of £1.4 billion buying power. (more…)

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

HRBS have contributed so much to Leicestershire Cares’ activities so we are all delighted that they have received the Leicester Mercury Business Award for their ‘Contribution to the Community.’ (more…)

Succesful Placement at Alltruck – Wire Project

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Succesful Placement at Alltruck – Wire Project

Chris Dzikiti was referred to the Wire Project in March 2016. (more…)