Launchpad opened five brand new flats in Reading earlier this year – and we’re absolutely delighted to say our first three residents have recently moved in!
Launchpad has launched Financial Skills for Independence – a new programme to arm clients with life-changing financial management skills, thanks to grants from Nationwide and NatWest.
Following the very sad news that our Patron, The Honourable Mrs Mary Bayliss CVO JP DL, passed away last week, Ian Caren, Chief Executive of Launchpad, makes a statement.
1 in 10 women fleeing domestic violence are forced to sleep rough: Launchpad highlights stark statistics on women who are homeless to mark International Women’s Day.
Sir John Madejski and Danyl Johnson call for Reading to support homeless charity’s pancake race of the year
Sir John Madejski and former X-Factor star Danyl Johnson will be showing their support at Launchpad’s Pancake Race in Reading – which takes place on Broad Street on Shrove Tuesday, 5 March 2019.
Launchpad has won a prestigious award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community’ at the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards, which saw over 320 nominees gather to celebrate the region’s most inspirational businesses, charities and individuals.
Teams across Reading are preparing for the pancake race of the year which is due to take place in Broad Street on Shrove Tuesday, 5 March 2019. Hundreds of people gather for the annual event which has been running in the town for over 20 years.
Launchpad is one of 12 organisations to be shortlisted for the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community’ – and the winner will be announced at a prestigious award ceremony at The Hilton, Reading on Thursday 31 January 2019.
The Mayor of Reading, Councillor Debs Edwards, and Councillor Rachel Eden officially opened five brand new flats to provide long-term, affordable housing for people in need in Reading.