Rhubarb 2019

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Four Impressive Not For Profit Enterprises Church in the center of Blackbird Leys, with apartments that will ultimately be used to fund the upkeep of the building. In Blackbird Leys, 34% of children live below the poverty line. The regeneration Jasmine Ruske (D, 2010-2012) is an Investment Manager at Newcore Capital and specialising in social infrastructure she is currently working on a project in Blackbird Leys. This unique project is designed to be self-sustaining and all the works are to be undertaken on a pro bono basis and to be funded through donations. of these community facilities may not immediately solve this problem, but will hopefully be the driver of change needed to get things moving whilst also replacing lost community facilities in the process. The project includes the rebuilding and extension of the existing Holy Family


Rick Mower (K, 1982-1986) founded the RAW Workshop in south east Oxford three years ago. The social business reclaims and recycles wood, making high quality products to order for corporate and individual clients. Rick’s talented and dedicated workforce is made up of individuals who have faced prejudice or other barriers to finding employment, whether owing to past decisions and actions or personal difficulties they’ve faced. To find out more visit https:// raw-workshop.co.uk

And So Much More…. Barclay, Angus (B, 1977-1982) – Trustee of a UK-based charity, the Kohima Educational Trust. www.kohimaeducationaltrust. net , providing secondary school scholarships to children in Nagaland, a mountainous Indian state on the border with Myanmar. Clifford, Robin (C, 1971-1976) - A trustee of his local Salisbury- based Mencap Society. Cooling, Nick (C, 1969-1974) – Panel member for the South Fermanagh Foundation (Lives Project), providing support and treatment for victims of terror throughout the British Isles. Cunliffe, Nicholas (D, 1966-1969) took a 15-day hike in the Himalayas last year raising money for Care for the Family, a charity that supports bereaved parents and that has been close to his heart for 18 years

Hussain, Tariq (G, 1987-1992) – Raised £50k last year for the Prince’s Trust running an event in the Brecon Beacons. DellEMC Management Challenge at www. managementchallenge.co.uk Kuhnke, Max (F, 2001-2006) – Currently the Secretary for the National Professionals branch of the Royal British Legion. Lea, Phillip (B, 1971-1975) - Involved with various charities helping with neurological impairments, in particular cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s. Most recently a founding Trustee and Director of Action Cerebral Palsy, attempting to enable the legislature to implement changes so that children with CP are identified early and given appropriate access to the best evidence-based therapeutic inputs. McCleery, Simon (B, 1984-1989) – Fundraiser for the National Autistic Society and a local charity that promotes Sailability: Blackwell Sailing, based on Windermere. At

https://www.careforthefamily. org.uk/family-life/bereavement- support and also for El Shaddai in India http://www.childrescue.net .

for Commonwealth Friendship whose aim is ‘to promote friendship and understanding amongst the people of the Commonwealth’. Farrar, Richard (G, 1967-1971) – Through his School of Choi Kwang Do has raised money for Children in Need. www.ashingtonckd. co.uk Hall, Andrew (F, 1996-2001) – Fundraising volunteer at the Chiltern Centre for disabled children, providing short break care for around 30 families from the South. Hamilton, Will (D, 1982-1987) – Celebrated his 50th birthday running the London Marathon in 2019 in 5 hours 20 minutes, raising money for the Chiltern Centre for children. Harris, Edward (E, 1954-1959) – For 30+ years was a member of the Executive Committee of the Gower Society, formed to protect the Gower from unseemly development.

Davis, Ed (D, 1964-1968) – National Vice President and

President NSW & ACT of ABC Friends, an organisation which lobbies to protect Australia’s major public broadcaster. Day, Tim (F, 1969-1974) – Spent his entire career in the charity sector, now retired but still volunteering Delafield, Phillip (C, 1970- 1975) – Trustee of both Autism Bedfordshire, which provides a range of support to autistic adults and children and their families, and Community Action Bedfordshire, which develops, enables, promotes and supports voluntary and community action across Bedfordshire. https://www. autismbedfordshire.net and https://www.cabeds.org.uk Faith, Anthony (C, 1965-1970) – Chairman of the Victoria League

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