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2019

In 2019 our English Conversation Class continued to thrive and grow. Our classes welcomed people from many different nations, providing a space to learn new language skills and connect with others in a relaxed and hospitable environment.

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2018

2018 saw the start of our activity-based Mentoring Groups, using Social and Emotional Learning to change lives.

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Thank you Awards for All – we’re in the paper!

Focusing on the importance of parental engagement in education, the article includes how our pilot project in East Leeds, supported by the National Lottery's Awards for All, is successfully helping to address this challenge.

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2017

We launched our very first Family Cookery Club back in 2017. Over the last 5 years these groups have developed into places where food poverty, poor nutrition and childhood obesity are tackled. The lives of families are literally transformed meal by meal.

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Happy 5th Birthday Flourishing Families

Wow, it's our 5th birthday today! Where has the time gone? What an exciting time it's been! We've seen our activities develop and grow, gathered lots of amazing volunteers, and met loads of wonderful families.

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Celebrating our Invaluable Volunteers

Flourishing Families is supported by a wonderful and diverse team of volunteers. The generous gift of their time and expertise helps make the groups what they are – fun and welcoming spaces to learn and grow together.

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Unhampered Generosity

Thanks to the incredible generosity of some of our supporters, we’ve been busy delivering 75 Christmas hampers to families in East and West Leeds in the last few days.

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Christmas Heroes

We want to tell you about Bruntwood and Sedulo – two businesses with bases in Leeds who have been heroic for our children this Christmas. But first, this is why what they’ve done is so important and so kind.

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Autumnal Growth

This year has started with a flourish at FFL, seeing a plethora of groups blossom throughout the term as the team have got to work in schools and community centres around Leeds.

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Meet the new Interns!

We are really pleased to announce that Flourishing Families has taken on 3 new interns for the 2021/22 academic year!

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Story Tellers Outside!

With the success of Story Tellers Online and the Online Library, there was keen appetite to hold a Story Tellers group in person!

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Having a ball!

We had so much fun on Saturday celebrating the Euros 2020 with families in Beeston!

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