Charities

While charitable and fundraising activities take place regularly for a variety of charities and community initiatives, each of our offices selects a local “Charity of the Year” to support.

Jimmy's Cambridge

For 25 years, Jimmy’s has been providing help to people experiencing homelessness in Cambridge. They work with local people, communities, organisations, and partners to deliver 24/7 emergency help, support and accommodation 365 days a year for those who would otherwise be sleeping rough.


Solving Kids’ Cancer

Solving Kids’ Cancer supports children and families affected by neuroblastoma, a rare form of paediatric cancer. The charity provides a range of specialist support services to families affected by neuroblastoma and funds the ground-breaking neuroblastoma research that is essential to push treatment forward and improve outcomes for children.


To make a donation to Solving Kids Cancer, please visit our Just Giving page here.

Mind BLMK

Mind BLMK works across our communities to support positive mental health and wellbeing. Working closely with a range of partners, they offer a number of activities from their wellbeing centres and local venues to make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of people in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. Their aim is to make sure that no-one has to face a mental health problem alone.


The Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust support a nationwide network of food banks and together they provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.

There are more than 1,200 food bank centres in their network, about two thirds of the food banks in the UK. They support these food banks by providing a minimum of three days’ nutritionally-balanced emergency food to people who have been referred in crisis (for instance by advice agencies, GPs, social services and schools), as well as support to help people resolve the crises they face.


Norwich Samaritans

Norwich Samaritans are there, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. They give people ways to cope and the skills to be there for others. Samaritans offer listening and support to people and communities in times of need. In prisons, schools, hospitals and on the rail network, Samaritans are working with people who are going through a difficult time and training others to do the same.

Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy, and Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide.

That’s why they work tirelessly to reach more people and make suicide prevention a priority.


Partnerships

We recognise our responsibility to make a positive impact on the areas in which we work and are proud to be associated with the following organisations:

The Careers & Enterprise Company

Howes Percival is proud support young people in East Anglia by becoming one of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s Cornerstone Employers.

Regular, meaningful encounters with employers is an absolutely vital part of preparing and inspiring young people for the world of work. We know that this kind of support means young people are less likely to be not in education, employment or training (NEET) when they leave school.

Becoming a Cornerstone Employer means we are committing to working together with our networks, the wider business community and schools and colleges to make this happen in East Anglia.


Norwich for Jobs

Norwich for jobs is a network of local employers, charities and organisations volunteering with the aim of getting young people the skills and experience they need to get into work.

Howes Percival supports the initiative in several ways including running mock interviews, providing training on CV writing and by holding workplace tours and presentations.

We were delighted to receive the Norwich for Jobs’ Silver Award in 2019.


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