Nine Launchpad clients who are part of the art therapy group at Launchpad 135 have curated an art exhibition of their creations – which was held this week from 13 – 15 December at the work and life skills centre.
Reading Buses have partnered with Launchpad to provide free bus travel for our clients, so they can get around the town for job interviews and other essential travel needs.
Anonymous Coffee Co., a Reading-based independent coffee roaster, has started offering ‘Art of Coffee’ sessions at Launchpad 135, so clients can gain barista skills ready for the workplace.
Launchpad, and Reading UK and Abbey Quarter BID’s festive light trail, have teamed up to present an exclusive evening of festivities.
Eight talented local artists have kindly loaned artwork to adorn the walls of our newly refurbished work and life skills centre, Launchpad 135.
Launchpad supporter, Gary Head, will be pushing his body to the limit by taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge this September, having undergone two hip replacements in 2015 and 2017– and hopes to raise £2,000 to help prevent homelessness in Reading.
Big Sleep Out at home returns to raise £60,000 for local people facing pandemic-related homelessness
Our Big Sleep Out at home is back for 2021, and this year we have set ourselves an ambitious target of £60,000 so we can support local people at serious risk of losing their homes due to the devastating impact of COVID-19.