Community news from AFK

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It didn’t break me: Matt tells us of his London Marathon journey

Completing the London Marathon was unlike any event I’ve experienced before. The crowds, the adrenaline, the atmosphere, my pal Nikki. It truly was an unforgettable experience. Emotions were high throughout, but it didn’t quite break me.

Students on the World of Work Programme visit Morrisons

The AFK World of Work programme is partnering with schools and employers to create experiences and improve aspirations to enter work for young people with disabilities.

AFK Ambassador Michael Atwal-Brice wins British Citizen Award

Long term AFK supporter and Ambassador Michael Atwal-Brice receives prestigious British Citizens Award

‘Our View’ – Videos made by young people, for young people

‘Our View’ is a collection of short films made by young people with special educational needs and disabilities on their experiences, challenges and successes in preparing for and gaining employment.

ben with vinci cheque

Taylor Woodrow Team Supports my AFK through VINCI Foundation Grant

The VINCI UK Foundation is funded by VINCI businesses across the UK and provides grants each year to support charities in their efforts to alleviate social exclusion and strengthen communities.

Balloons with my AFK logo on them; text reads "Community & Trainee Awards 2018"

Community & Trainee Awards 2018

On Friday 5th October my AFK brought together key partners, Ambassadors, volunteers and trainees for the Community & Trainee Awards Ceremony.

Group of young people in Harris + Hoole coffee shop

Community Heroes: Harris + Hoole

Crouch End coffee shop Harris + Hoole have been awarded as an Inclusive Gold Partner of my AFK (Action For Kids). In the past year they have raised over £1,000 and supported our work in lots of different ways!

Annalie working at YO! Sushi

Transitioning to Adult Life

The topic is Transitioning to Adult Life and the Mental Capacity Act for young people with SEND.

Crouch End Cafe Bridge

Community Heroes: Crouch End Café Bridge

Crouch End Café Bridge hosts bridge tournaments in the local area, raising funds for my AFK and making them one of our #CommunityHeroes!

Cheque presentation

Forest Arden Golf Club

Marriott Forest Arden Golf Club chose my AFK as charity of the year and raised a huge £8,259 through a variety of fundraising events.

Woman running marathons for my AFK

Jo is running 100 marathons for disabled young people

Jo first ran a marathon in 2011 and has now done over 40 so far. She plans on running 100 marathons by 2018… all to raise money for my AFK (Action For Kids).

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