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Launchpad partners with the Nescafé Azera Barista+ Coffee Bar at The Oracle

Nescafé Azera Barista+ Coffee Bar at The Oracle Riverside have partnered with Launchpad, and introduced a new coffee loyalty card scheme which offers customers the option to donate and help prevent homelessness in Reading. The Oracle introduced Nescafe to Launchpad earlier this year as they were looking to support a local charity with their community engagement mission to provide ‘mojo with purpose’.

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High Sheriff Award nomination for Launchpad

We are so pleased to announce that Launchpad was been nominated for a High Sheriff Award – which is a prestigious accolade given by Mary Riall, the High Sheriff of Berkshire, to recognise the exceptional work done by the county’s ‘unsung heroes’.

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Pancake Race 2021 statement

After 23 years of annual Shrove Tuesday fun on Broad Street, it’s with a really heavy heart that we are announcing the cancellation of Launchpad’s Pancake Race for 2021.

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Team Launchpad raise £800 in Tribute Audax cycle ride

Members of staff decided to gather a small team together to take part and fundraise so Launchpad can continue supporting vulnerable people in Reading. The brave team included fundraising manager Kate, CEO Ian, caretaker Paul and supporters Laura and Edd, and they completed 58km through Berkshire and Oxfordshire whilst battling the pouring rain and harsh winds.

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