Meet our 2018/19 OVO Gives Back charities and see what they’ve done with our grants...

Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project

has enabled some of Bristol’s most deprived and vulnerable groups to explore and learn about the wildlife of the Downs.

 

City to Sea

help make Bristol the UK’s leading ‘Refill’ city by signing up 500+ new refill stations across the city and inspire people to live a life with less plastic.

Hackney Pirates

has worked with 180 local children from less advantaged backgrounds, inspiring them to write, direct and animate their own film, to develop the children’s literacy skills and confidence.

Help Bristol’s Homeless

converted two shipping containers into homes for two young people who are currently sleeping rough on the streets of Bristol; helping them towards independence.

£250k+

invested in local charities since 2016

12

charities supported across 2 cities

2,000+

hours of local volunteering

Our previous OVO Gives Back partners...

OVO Gives Back has been making a difference in our local communities since 2016. Funding inspiring projects like these.

Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust

extended the opening hours of ‘Feed Bristol’ – a fantastic community food-growing project in Stapleton.

Centrepoint

Centrepoint

launched its OVO Digital Arts scheme to engage young people who missed out on formal education.

Windmill Hill City Farm

Windmill Hill City Farm

revamped its play area to make it even more engaging and exciting for local kids.

Young Bristol

Young Bristol

launched a new intergenerational project to promote greater understanding and respect between people of all ages.

1625 Independent People

1625 Independent People

supported a one-to-one peer mentoring scheme for homeless people aged 16-25.

Depaul

Depaul

helped open the doors of a new ‘Day Stop’ centre in London for young homeless people in crisis.

Forest of Avon Trust

Forest of Avon Trust

trained people to undertake conservation work in their local area to improve Bristol’s woodland.

St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm

engaged and inspired 500 disadvantaged children and young people with outdoor activities.

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Spring is the most hopeful of the seasons. And it’s when we run our yearly OVO Gives Back programmes after the OVO team has voted for our next round of partners. We can’t wait to get stuck in and help our 2019 charities.
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