Building Futures

Without support from these wonderful companies and people, none of what we're doing would be possible

Our Patron

Cherie Blair CBE QC

Our Funders

Hotel School Funders

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Savoy Educational Trust

The first funder to believe in our project who gave us the funds to refurbish the domestic kitchen into a professional kitchen. They are one of the biggest supporters of the hospitality sector with an unrivalled reputation for assisting new generations of hospitality professionals.

Mayor of Liverpool

Mayoral Inclusive Growth Fund

We are grateful to the Mayor of Liverpool for approving a grant towards delivering the refurbished kitchen and allowing us to commence using it for the local community once complete.

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Torus Foundation

Torus Foundation have generously agreed to support the works required to complete the kitchen refurbishment with a grant and we are most appreciative.

Kitchen Garden Funders

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Cobalt Housing Community Fund

Our local housing association who have shown complete faith in our efforts to provide a pathway into training and employment for many of their tenants especially young people.

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LCVS Community Impact Fund

They generously supported our application to start the process of reclaiming the polytunnels in our kitchen garden. Now complete we are progressing to improve the whole site.

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Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund

We are absolutely thrilled that the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has believed in our project and are supporting us to realise our dream of growing food to help the communities of Croxteth and Norris Green.

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Passionist Grant Award

We are delighted to receive support from this national charity who have recognised our efforts to build an infrastructure that will benefit those most marginalised in society as we offer them quality horticultural opportunities.

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Liverpool City Region

We are delighted that the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has added our project to the prestigious list of groups supported by the Community Environment Fund.

Our Sponsors

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Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney's is thrilled to be partnering with La Salle Hotel School to provide a Kitchen Garden space, as part of our initiative to make growing fruit and vegetables accessible to young people. Inspired by Linda's pioneering legacy of making vegetarian food available to the masses, we're proud to lend our support to this project and help to arm the next generation with the skills and knowledge to grow their own fruits and vegetables, whilst gaining hands-on training in hospitality roles at the same time.

Our Industry Partners

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The Titanic Hotel

Brian Connor their General Manager, has been a supporter from the very beginning of the idea and we believe they are one of the best hotels in the city and are delighted that they wished to become our major hotel partner.

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The Art School

With a lifetime dedicated to encouraging young people to enter the catering profession Chef Paul Askew immediately agreed to our request to become our major restaurant partner – we couldn’t have been more thrilled.

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Liverpool Hospitality Association

This organisation represents every hotel and restaurant in the city and they were the first to receive a presentation from us when we started our project and they were very supportive of the concept.

Lu Ban Restaurant

They have offered the developing project unrivalled ongoing practical support that has been essential to making progress despite the difficult and challenging times in which the hospitality sector finds itself. They leave us humbled by their generosity and commitment to our cause.

Our Educational Partners

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The City of Liverpool College

Having explored relationships with some city region providers we are delighted to announce that City of Liverpool College is as excited as we are to commence a process of developing a mutually beneficial educational partnership.

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Myerscough College, Croxteth Park

We were determined that the people who came to work in our Kitchen Garden should also be put on a pathway to gaining horticultural qualifications should they so desire and we were thrilled when our local college based in Croxteth Country Park agreed to work with us.

Our Community Partners

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Faiths 4 Change

We have an agreement with Faiths4Change to provide a sessional worker to the Kitchen Garden and this collaboration is genuinely fruitful and enriching for us.

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Cobalt Housing Community Fund

They are our local social housing provider and couldn’t have been more supportive from the beginning in all that we want to achieve in their area, with and for their tenants.

Compost Works

Compost Works

What a joy to have a close partnership with Compost Works and the amazing Minna Alanko-Falola so that we can fully integrate composting and connected training into the horticultural offer on our site.

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Liverpool Food Growers Network

Liverpool Food Growers Network have kindly enabled us to showcase our work in the community by supporting our first Open Day as we very much desire to play our part in the wider community of food growers in the Liverpool City Region.

Our Commercial Partners

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Will Philips runs a local cleaning company that we are proud to support and promote since they came to our aid in an emergency and did a magnificent job in restoring to near perfect condition chairs and carpets in the Hotel School.

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We are very pleased that Beers is supporting our project and enabling our funds to go further than they otherwise would. It is important to us that we use and support local tradesmen and businesses.

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Chris Lawrence and his team at Expert Exteriors couldn’t have been more helpful and professional in their work in laying the beautiful pathways through the Kitchen Garden and building the 20 raised beds and the bordering of the 4 no-dig growing areas.

Our Supporters

Mark House - All Things Scene

Andrew Evans - Think Philanthropy

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