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“You can sit in the cafe and people will talk to you and you don’t feel on your own.”

“It’s a place that you can take part in anything you want, get help if you need it and use the facilities. You can sit in the café and people will talk to you and you don’t feel on your own. You are made to feel part of the community and that you can get involved.”
(Knowle West Resident)

Over 4000 people come through the door of The Park Centre every month – each with a different interest or need for support. The Centre is home to 40 different organisations including charities, social enterprises and small businesses and The Park charity itself provides vital services and space to a community which includes the top 1% most disadvantaged in the UK.
Local man, Andy is famous for Andy’s Haven – a small community farm and organic garden. His animals are all rescued and range from Kurt the angry turkey, to ducks, chickens, pigs, goats and rabbits. Fresh fruit, vegetables and eggs are sold at a low price in The Park’s reception and Andy’s green fingers ensure that the whole site is colourful with flowers. Young people and long term unemployed who are trying to get into work with The Park’s support, benefit from the skills and confidence building that working in the garden can bring.

Find out more about The Park, Knowle West, by exploring the Feeder Canal Route on Bristol Giving Day – the Bridges Challenge.

We’re infinitely grateful to our Sponsors:

Burges Salmon
Bank of Ireland

Quartet Community Foundation brings together people who want to help the local community with projects that make a real difference. Our main focus at Quartet Community Foundation is to change people’s lives for the better across the West of England. We are part of a national network of 46 quality accredited Community Foundations that match those who want to give money locally with those organisations and charities working to improve local communities.

Bristol Giving Day joins together businesses and local community causes to spread generosity across the city. One day in the year we strive to inspire extra charitable giving and right proper fun to make a big difference to local causes. Organised by Quartet Community Foundation with the support of the Bristol business community, Bristol Giving Day calls proud Bristolians to join together to love our city.

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