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Brendan’s Story

At the time of joining the project, Brendan wanted to work towards an NVQ in electrical engineering, but as he had not worked before, his mum felt the GREAT Project would be a good place for him to start.
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Participants pose behind Leicester City Football Club press bench for players and manager

Going behind the scenes at Leicester City Football Club

Last month, seven GREAT Project participants had a fantastic opportunity to take a behind the scenes tour at Leicester City football club with our delivery partner, Business in the Community.
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Backing International Men’s Day to celebrate and support men in the community.

The 19 November each year marks International Men’s Day, an inclusive occasion which is celebrated by all genders in over 60 countries.
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Aleksandra’s Story

Aleksandra had to leave her job due to an injury and was on universal credit, she was looking for an opportunity to find work and feel confident again.
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The GREAT Project backs International Men’s Day to celebrate and support men in the community.

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Leicester projects offering free health and well-being sessions in support of World Mental Health Day

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Naailah’s Story

When Naailah joined the project, she’d not long graduated from university and was unsure what she wanted to do. With the project's support, she found work.
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Leicester based projects help nearly 1,000 residents move towards work or training, saving the DWP £300K

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Participant is stacking blocks as part of a GREAT team building activity

Zac’s Story

With our support, Zac found a paid role
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