Oakland Charity to support Mentor Link in Redditch

Posted on 31/05/2019

Agreeing to support the work of Mentor Link in Redditch, the Oakland Foundation will now fund Mentor Link’s work with a local young person in Redditch or Bromsgrove for the coming year. Mentor Link’s dedicated and highly trained volunteer mentors work with young people to help them achieve positive changes in their live and for them to remain engaged with the families, their learning and to achieve a successful and positive transition into adulthood.

The Oakland Foundation supports projects and organisations based around Health and Nutrition, Education and Sport for children under 16 and their families, and was created by Redditch-based multi temperature supply chain and food distribution operator Oakland International six years ago.

Oakland Foundation Trustee Hayley Smith commented, “the Oakland Foundation is delighted to support Mentor Link and the vision they have to extend their support of schools and young people in the area.”

Working with community stakeholders, schools and youth organisations, the Oakland Foundation is extending its support of student and youth initiatives through new partnerships with the council, local businesses and community and voluntary groups and organisations.

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