Launching a new initiative in 2019 Partnering and collaborating In 2019 we will be expanding our work to reach many more young people through grassroots organisations and local schools. To facilitate this, we are joining our expertise with that of three ‘partner’ charities, and I am delighted to outline some details of our plans: OnSide Youth Zones is building a £6.5 million youth centre in Croydon. I’m thrilled to announce that Reedham is a supporter and a Founder Patron of this amazing resources hub, which will give young people an inspiring place to be - whether to try something new, or meet a friendly mentor. Facilities include a gym, dance and drama studio, and more. We are also supporting Reaching Higher, a great local charity creating coaching/ mentoring opportunities at grassroots. We’re also working together to develop inspirational coaching opportunities in local secondary schools. We’re developing plans too with School Home Support - a leading charity doing wonderful work in schools, supporting children facing barriers to learning. Together we plan to provide specialist practitioners for vulnerable children in local primary schools. Our new initiative will help hundreds more vulnerable children, and this year - as we reach the grand age of 175 - we aim to raise £175,000 to support it. We couldn’t do it without our supporters, and if you’re not already part of the Reedham family I urge you to join us. There are many ways to get involved, to help us reach our goals, and help give more children the chance of a brighter future.