The Foundation is a grant-making trust that seeks to harness the goodwill, talents and skills within Mears Group to benefit charities or good causes that provide practical help and support to vulnerable people in communities in the United Kingdom.
Sara applied for a grant to purchase gardening equipment and seeds so staff can undertake volunteer gardening for the community, including seed bombing unloved waste ground, enhancing community spaces. This activity involved 59 supported individuals with learning disabilities who were able to assist.Learn more
The “Housing First for Families” Service will ensure the provision of wraparound support and necessary interventions supporting families with children who are at risk of homelessness. Many of the families and children affected will have left their previous homes with nothing due to various circumstances. The Mears Foundation grant awarded will help to support providing items to assist with long term tenancy sustainment such as toys for the children, small electrical items & appliances such at kettles and toasters.Learn more
Crown Meadow Court in Bromley is a fantastically active scheme that provides accommodation for 60 customers ranging in age from 66 years to 101! Sue applied for a grant that will be used to purchase new garden games suitable for all ages and outdoor activities for service users and the local nursery children, who visit us weekly. The equipment will provide an opportunity for service users to engage, play and have fun with the local nursery children, having an enormous impact on the mental health and wellbeing of our residents that have been isolated for so long.Learn more