Early Education & Childcare
FareShare Kent distributed 308 tonnes of good quality surplus food to 116 charities & community organisations in the county. This food is worth an average of £7,900 to each organisation and has allowed them to provide over 730,000 Meals to their beneficiaries.
FareShare Kent was named KM Charity of the Year 2016.
FareShare Kent also supported 40 volunteers from HMP Standford Hill, who gained 80 qualifications and 16 found employment. Qualifications included: Forklift License, Fire Warden Training, First Aid Training, Health & Safety Level 2, COSHH, Food Hygiene Level 2.
In total 70 volunteers have supported FareShare Kent giving 41,300 hours of support.
Seashells was selected as KM Charity of the Year for 2017.
In total 27 volunteers have supported Seashells giving 2,157 hours of support. This years volunteers have undertaken over 50 courses including Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Prevent/Radicalisation Training.
We have supported 2 volunteers back to work; 5 completed the Level 2 Early Educator Qualification; and 4 completed the Level 3 Early Educator Qualification.