UK Pensions Awards 2013 is supporting Place2Be, one of the Incisive Media Foundation's partner charities. During the evening there will be an opportunity to make a donation in cash, by cheque or via pledge. Envelopes will be available on your table for this purpose.
If you would like to make a separate donation to the Incisive Media Foundation or are interested in donating a raffle or auction prize, please contact Incisive Media directly via Fiona Paterson - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Incisive Media Foundation was launched in 2010 with an aim of increasing the focus and depth of work with communities as well as finding new ways of using employee skills to help support their charitable work.
Today's school children face all kinds of challenges that threaten to derail them, from gang culture on our streets to challenging home lives. Unless they are given the means to cope, their feelings of sadness, fear and anger can easily spill over in the classroom - and in society.
Place2Be seeks to improve the prospects of children aged 4-14 by providing support for them and their families at a time when they need it most.
A child's formative years have a huge impact on their long-term development and prospects. Early intervention helps to prevent the downward spiral which can start in childhood and gain momentum through adolescence.
Poor behaviour, truancy, low academic achievement, exclusion, drug and alcohol abuse, teenage pregnancy, and involvement in crime. These are the consequences of leaving children's problems unaddressed.
Evidence shows that children who receive Place2Be's help have:
Place2Be's mission is to enhance the wellbeing and prospects of children and their families by providing access to therapeutic and emotional support in schools, using a proven model backed up by research and training.
Place2Be's values are: