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Drive Forward Foundation

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Founded in 2010 Drive Forward Foundation aims to support care leavers aged 16-26 in London to achieve their full potential through employment and education. With over 40% of care leavers being NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) and about half of them suffering from mental health disorder, care leavers present a highly vulnerable but also hugely neglected group within our society. Our approach is based on the belief that meaningful employment and a career path of the individual's own choice, can help young people overcome the hurdles in front of them and create a better future for themselves. Our employment consultants therefore work with our clients on a 1-2-1 basis, provid... read more

Project Leaders
Juno Schwarz
Juno Schwarz
Juno R Schwarz, Anton G Babey, Miranda E Reilly, Riona Athisegaran
Organization Information
14-15 Lower Marsh
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000
Organization Information
14-15 Lower Marsh
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Nov 29, 2021
Recovering together
Dear friend, The end of 2021 is near and we’re happy to look back at a challenging yet successful year. In the face of the ongoing pandemic, it is truly incredible what our community has...
Jul 29, 2021
Together, we help young people drive forward
The past three months have been an exciting time for our team as well as the young people working with us. In the face of a continuously challenging jobs market, our Employment Consultants and...
Mar 31, 2021
New Year, Old Challenges, More Successes
In memory of our founder As some of you will be aware, our founder, Martha Wansbrough, passed away from cancer in January. Martha worked with disadvantaged young people for over 20 years, first...
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