Employment Academy
Tuesday 17 September 2019
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Paul O'Keefe with Joanna Lumley
Paul O'Keefe, a former user of Thames Reach's services who now works full time for Lakehouse (the company developing the Employment Academy) is pictured here with Joanna Lumley on a tour of the building during construction.

Please make a personal donation to the Employment Academy. We are greatly appreciative of any support you are able to contribute.

How your money can help:

  • £7.70 pays for a one day travel card for someone to travel to a work interview.
  • £75 pays for travel fares and a starter grant for someone’s first month at work to help with the transition into employment.
  • £145 buys a toolkit for a trainee taking part in the Thames Reach Moving In Moving On (MIMO) painting and decorating course.
  • £250 pays for a group of people to attend a work taster day, including lunches, travel expenses and staffing costs.
  • £1,214 pays for a volunteer’s placement and training costs.
  • £10,000 pays for ten people to benefit from the training and support of Thames Reach’s MIMO painting and decorating course.

Donate online

Donate online using your debit or credit card through PayPal. You can make a single payment or set up a monthly standing order.

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Donate by post or fax

Please fill out our Donation Form and either fax it through to 020 7737 1007 or post it to: Fundraising and Donations, Thames Reach, Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Road, Southwark, SE5 8UA.

Donate by phone

Call us on 0203 617 6070 to make a donation to the Employment Academy over the phone.

Monthly giving

If you would like to make a monthly donation, please fill out our Direct Debit form and return it by post, fax or email. Don’t forget to tick the Gift Aid box to make your money go even further.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer we can claim an extra 25% of any donation you make to the Employment Academy from HM Revenue and Customs. So if you donate £10, your donation will be worth £12.50. Just complete our Gift Aid form and return it to us at Thames Reach, Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Road, Southwark, SE5 8UA.