Bounce Back charity offers ex-offenders painting and decorating training

  • 11 Jul 2014

Buildingtalk visited the Bounce Back prize winning garden at the recent RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Show to meet Francesca Findlater, Founder/Chairman. She explains about Bounce Back and why the building industry should support it:

Francesca Findlater at the Bounce Back prize winning garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Show

Bounce Back is, above all, about its people. What is known is that a job and income on release is fundamental to success in coping with day to day life and preventing re-offending. Our drive to change perception in employers and clients is reaping rewards and our professional team is working around London and the Home Counties.

The mutual trust and respect at the core of our values reflects the growing belief in giving social enterprises and socially disadvantaged people an opportunity to succeed and thrive. We are just one stage in this development, the determination of our participants to start a new life and move on is a formidable ingredient in the recipe for success.”

Watch the BBC review of Bounce Back at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Show 2014 to find out more about the work of the charity and how you can get involved to support it.

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