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September 30, 2019

“The NFL Academy Journey”

“Before the Tuesday NFL session with BIGKID I was involved a little with American football. at around the age of 14/15. I would watch a lot of short clips of tackles and touchdowns and it looked like something I would be good at. I tried lookin...

August 22, 2019

It’s exam results time again! Whether receiving GCSEs or A-levels, we know it’s an anxious time. After all that pressure and hard work months ago, what’s the outcome going to be and what will it mean for what happens next? Have no fear, we’re strong believers that no m...

August 5, 2019

The age old riddle, what came first, “the Chicken or the Egg” is a question that challenges the concept of cause and effect.

So it bolds to ask, is Drill music the cause for this current rise in youth violence and corruptible youth culture, or is it merely one of the ma...

May 29, 2019

With no room to express themselves, are the youth using youth violence as a frantic release? 

“Back a dog into a corner and its gonna bite”. A common saying, depicting the ferocious response of a being suppressed, oppressed and frustrated....

April 11, 2019

On 27 March, 25-year-old Ramane Richard Wiggan was shot dead in West Norwood, around the corner from BIGKID Foundation’s offices. Sadly, this was the 12th person under the age of 25 to be murdered in London in 2019; since, two more have been killed. 

Youth violent crime...

February 27, 2019

Jessie is 17 and is a Hyde Housing resident in Stockwell. Jessie suffers from low self-esteem which has caused to her pass up on work and other opportunities. She’s been coming to BIGKID for a few years now so we encouraged her to join the mentoring programme. Sylvia w...

January 22, 2019

Throughout January, BIGKID Foundation has been focusing on mental health; working to open up the dialogue, and stressing the importance of maintaining good mental health. Mental health is just as important as physical health, so why is it that we treat someone with a p...

December 20, 2018

In the UK, the average life expectancy is 81. We recently asked a group of young people that we work with what they thought their life expectancy was, and they unanimously replied 21. The young people we work with fear that their lives will be cut short by knife crime...

December 3, 2018

The BIGKID Foundation Mentoring Programme pairs young people aged 16-21 with volunteer mentors for up to 12 months. Together, the mentors and mentees develop a plan to help the young person take positive steps towards achieving goals relating to school completion, deve...

October 20, 2018

Lambeth has an incredibly large Portuguese-speaking community. Estimates put the figure at between 30,000-50,000 - 7% of all school students in the borough speak Portuguese, and Stockwell is known as ‘Little Portugal.’ 

Though we were not founded specifically to benefit...

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Get in touch with BIGKID Foundation to discover more about our work and how to get involved. We thank you for your support.

 

Address: 3B Nettlefold Place, London, SE27 0JW

Phone: 0208 655 7657

Email: info@bigkidfoundation.org

Charity No. 1128158

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