Meet our 2019/20 OVO Gives Back partners and see what they’re doing with our grants...

Action for Conservation

is working hand in hand with some of our biggest nature fans here at OVO to help school students create planet-friendly projects.

British Lung Foundation

is fighting the public health crisis caused by air pollution by setting up pollution monitors in and around schools and playgrounds.

Clean Up Bristol Harbour

is litter picking in and around our waterways. We’ll be there along with an impressive group of plastic-fighting kids.

Off the Record

is offering mental health support to young people aged 11 to 25. We’ll be there every step of the way through a series of workshops.

Square Food Foundation

is fighting food poverty, reducing inequality and improving people’s health through free cookery workshops for children, families and young people.

£350k+

invested in local charities since 2016

17

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 Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project

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

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

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

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.

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.

See how OVO Gives Back benefits local charities

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Recent news

£100,000. Five deserving charities. And an army of OVO volunteers. This year’s OVO Gives Back is set to be a community-changing whirlwind of good. With lots of projects that help children and young people set to benefit. Find out what’s on the agenda.

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