James Corbin – Wireless Festival 2022

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At The Helena Kennedy Foundation, we love hearing what our bursary winners are currently doing and we are delighted to share some fantastic news from James Corbin. James was sponsored by Bedford University  in 2017 and attended City of Westminster College, he has been particularly busy at the moment and is currently producing the Wireless […]

Festival of Learning – Congratulations Mica Coleman-Jones


Congratulations to former HKF bursary winner and current HKF trustee Mica Coleman-Jones on winning the Patrons’s Award at the Festival of Learning awards 2022 yesterday! Here is Mica’s story: Mica Coleman-Jones has been selected by HRH The Princess Royal to receive the Patron’s Award. Mica found her love of learning as an adult and is […]

Festival of Learning – Congratulations Jo Wyard


Congratulations to former HKF bursary winner Jo Wyard for winning the New Directions Award at the Festival of Learning awards 2022 yesterday! Here is Jo’s story: Jo Wyard left school with few qualifications, becoming a single mother for the fourth time was a pivotal moment for Jo, as she began to reconsider the role model […]

Help us to celebrate our 25th anniversary!

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This year The Helena Kennedy will celebrate its 25th year Anniversary and we would love to hear your story! Have you previously won a HKF bursary award? We are looking to share stories of previous winners of our bursary awards to highlight people’s stories and their achievements. Find out how you can get involved here 

Volunteering Opportunity -Willowbrook Farm Charity

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are pleased to share details of a volunteering opportunity. Willowbrook Farm Charity are proud to host the annual arts and music Festival, 6 and 7th August.  Now in its 7th  year the two day 2-day festival weekend at Willowbrook Farm offers a huge range of hands on activities for all ages. Previous WAMs […]

HKF founder receives damehood- Dame Ann Limb

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation staff and Trustees would like to congratulate our Founder Dr Ann Limb who has been awarded with a damehood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Dame Ann Limb DBE CBE FRSA DL is a life-long champion of diversity and inclusivity in all she does, she has also made significant personal charitable […]

5 easy ways to support HKF


Below are 5 easy ways you can help support the work of the Helena Kennedy Foundation. Easy Fundraising Shopping through Easy Fundraising can raise funds for our charity and doesn’t cost you a penny. Please click here for further details 2.   Share your news  We are always looking to celebrate and share any success stories […]

Share your news with us!

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At the Helena Kennedy Foundation we are always looking to celebrate and share any success stories and general news from our community across our communication channels. We are always keen to hear from individuals in our community, you could be a previous award winner, have worked with our charity on a project or volunteered for […]

Do you volunteer?


To celebrate volunteers week in June, we are looking for individuals to share their experience of volunteering. We will be sharing case studies across HKF channels and are looking for individuals to feature during the week. If you volunteer for a charity, organisation, community group we want to hear from you! If you are interested […]

James Corbin’s Mental Health Tips

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On Mental Health Awareness week James Corbin a former recipient of a Helena Kennedy Foundation bursary shares his top 3 mental health tips. 1. Assess your environment and how you can adjust it to help maintain a better mental space. 2. Allow yourself to make mistakes and don’t punish yourself for it. 3. Speak about […]