Weʼve raised £165 to support talented and diverse Year Here Fellows to tackle social issues across London.
- London, United Kingdom
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- Funded on Wednesday, 4th January 2017
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The angry face and a cross eye emoji's was the response I got after telling my Mum, her only son is dropping 13,000 ft out the sky.
Safe to say she didn't approve...at first!
As a Digital Marketing Professional, I was excited to hear about an organisation taking the initiative to use modern digital platforms and industry knowledge, to help create projects for individuals in need.
The cost for jump has been paid for from my own pocket, all support from you will go to Year Here.
Year Here is a pioneering social enterprise. Launched in 2013, Year Here is a postgraduate course in social innovation based in London, designed to cultivate entrepreneurial approaches to entrenched social problems.
Year Here Fellows start by spending 5 months volunteering in care homes, homeless hostels and youth services across London where they work directly with service users and lead ‘innovation projects’ that aim to leave a legacy and pave the way for future innovations. Fellows then go on to run a community engagement project for a local council or housing association client before developing their own social venture idea from scratch.
I will be raising funds for Year Here's incubator phase, where Fellows are supported by entrepreneurs and experts to rapidly develop and test their ideas for social change. Many of these seeds grow into successful social businesses and charities beyond the programme.
In the last couple of years, the Year Here incubator has launched a raft of social ventures in fields as diverse as ethical fashion, social design, homelessness and educational inequality. They've been recognised as Shackleton Leaders, Ashoka Changemakers, New Radicals and Housing Excellence Award Winners.
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- 10 months ago
Dev jadav10 months ago
This skydive was postponed due to weather conditions back in October but has been rescheduled to take place in spring. Thanks for all your support and donating your money to a really good cause! Look forward to filling you in, this is a brand new experience ... Can;t wait! Dev
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Oct 18, 2016
Don't poo your pants
Oct 17, 2016
Good luck Dev!!!
Oct 15, 2016
I believe you can fly too. Enjoy it. With smiles Hinaben x
Oct 5, 2016
Sep 20, 2016
For a good cause. Enjoy the jump!
Sep 11, 2016
How very exciting! Good luck!!
Sep 11, 2016
Get that good karma in! Good luck it will be amazing :)
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Digital Marketing Proffessional keen to endorse the power of online media platforms and marketing practises. Working for global brands through the years I am now using my skills and knowledge to help inspire people in need.
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