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East Midlands Charity Awards

12 Apr 2019

Leicestershire Cares and our CEO Kieran Breen have been nominated for awards by the East Midlands Charity Awards.



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Go For Reading Graduation Celebration

10 Apr 2019

This week Moat Community College invited students and business volunteers that have taken part in the Go For Reading Project to a party to celebrate all the reading successes that have happened this term.



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Interview Technique

8 Apr 2019

In total this spring term, 1,960 students were given a mock interview by business volunteers at 11 events across schools in Leicester and Leicestershire.




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BBC Birmingham World of Work Tour

1 Apr 2019

Our young people on the Flying Fish and YES Projects visited the home of Doctor Who and the Peaky Blinders at the BBC Birmingham studios.





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Know Your Stuff

21 Mar 2019

A new independent living skills workshop through the VOICES project at Leicestershire Cares.







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Champion's Champion

15 Mar 2019

Carla Loughrey from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society is our Champion's Champion!



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Successful WIRE Project breakfast event

25 Feb 2019

Several local businesses came to support the breakfast event on the 21st of February and many shared their exepriences and successes of the WIRE Project.


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Annual YES Project Awards

21 Feb 2019

The annual YES awards where local charities and organisations gather to celebrate the achievements of young people.


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Leicestershire Cares Quarterly Update

19 Feb 2019

Our quarterly update includes all the exciting projects and events Leicestershire Cares has been involved in to ensure no one is left behind.


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Chill & Chat

18 Feb 2019

Leicestershire Cares will be running a new group for care-experienced young people (aged 18+) on a Monday evenings.


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Impact for change

14 Feb 2019

The article Kieran Breen wrote for Vulnerability 360 on how the care system is failing young people has sparked further discussion and attention.