In Summer 2022, London Youth were thrilled to become the VISA Foundation’s first European charity partner. Through this multi-faceted partnership, we will be working together to support young Londoners, not only through our programmatic work, but also at the Centres.
London-based estate agents Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (KFH) chose to support London
Youth in 2017 and the charity of the year relationship has been renewed every year since. The partnership has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds, through employee fundraising such as the London Marathon, Ride London and Tough Mudder, as well as the ‘Pay a Pound Forward’ scheme where KFH donate £1 for every sales or lettings valuation they undertake. Staff have also been involved in volunteering, London Youth Awards and taking part in skills sessions with young people. Recently, staff completed Mount Snowdon in a mammoth fundraiser!
Gerald Edelman Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors have linked with London Youth this year, with a number of exciting activities in the prospect. Working together to produce Inspire Days to help raise aspirations of young people, to work experience and mentoring. Recently, Gerald Edelman staff completed the Thames Path Challenge, raising thousands of pounds for the charity.
RDAS is a forum for agents involved in residential development land and property to connect and exchange information and ideas. Through fundraising and raising awareness with their 400+ members, RDAS have been supporting London Youth for over two years.
CVC has been a critical, long-term corporate partner of London Youth for over 6 years, specifically focussing on the setup and delivery of summer activities for disadvantaged young people across London through a grant scheme, as well as several other projects including the Mental Health Support and Innovations Programme, QA and the Apprenticeship Scheme. CVC were also the beneficiary of London Youth’s prestigious Prince Philip Award in 2021, recognising and celebrating their significant contribution.
UBS and London Youth are currently collaborating on our Young Creators Programme: a youth club-based arts and creative development programme engaging over 120 young Londoners with creative activities. Alongside delivery to young people, youth workers will attend a series of trainings which will cover delivering creative activities, funding creative activities and supporting young people with their mental health and wellbeing.
Clink Hostels is an exciting new corporate partner, joining us in 2022. They have renovated incredible buildings into hostels, in both London and Amsterdam. Keen to make a difference to young people in our capital, they’re ready to start fundraising, raising awareness and volunteering in aid of London Youth.
McGee, a specialist engineering contractor, have kindly chosen London Youth as their Charity Partner for 2022. As a London-based firm, McGee are passionate about working with young people, to provide them with opportunities, skills and knowledge to fulfil their potential. Alongside our residential centres, Woodrow and Hindleap, we are thrilled to welcome them to our community of corporate supporters.
Azzuri Group are an exciting addition to London Youth’s corporate partnerships. They are one of the UK’s largest and most successful casual dining businesses, operating two leading national Italian brands, Zizzi and ASK Italian, and the UK’s leading quick-service Italian, Coco di Mama. Now, they’re helping London Youth create bright futures for disadvantaged young people in the capital.
The Burberry Foundation and London Youth worked together in 2020-2021 to support 15 youth clubs to meet the basic needs of young people living in poverty who had been adversely affected by Covid-19. There were three focus areas of the funding: Mental health support, Food poverty, and Education. Burberry PLC also benefitted London Youth with donations, and have collaborated on campaigns such as International Women’s Day and volunteering.
Nebula Consulting are a specialist, registered Salesforce and Pardot partner who aim to implement and support business partners in CRM management and roll out. London Youth are thrilled that Nebula Consulting have chosen us as their charity partner! We are looking forward to celebrating our partnership through collaborative projects and fundraising.
London Youth and the Retrain Expo are partnering in 2022 to draw attention to critical employability opportunities for young Londoners. Returning to the ExCel on the 16th & 17th November, The Retrain Expo covers all aspects of retraining, reskilling and career progression for both individuals and employers, so whether you’re an employer looking for more knowledge on how to attract young talent, or a young Londoner eager to learn new skills for career progression, you’ll find all the products and services you need at the Retrain Expo.