Destiny Support: First to hit the Mark in Slough
September 16, 2011Destiny Support CIC, which provides support and training to vulnerable young people, are the first organisation in Slough to be awarded the prestigious Social Enterprise Mark.
Sue Njuguna, Head of Operations at Destiny Support said:
“We are the first organisation in Slough to get this award and we are delighted. This achievement establishes us as a social enterprise – trading for people and planet. It helps our customers recognise that we use profits to benefit the local community.”
Destiny Support’s teenage volunteers, learners, funders staff and clients are working with older generations on a variety of projects, including computer skills.
Miss Njuguna added:
“We work to reduce social exclusion among the hard-to-reach and under-represented groups who live in the Slough and district community. We help them to regain their independence, advise on accommodation, and help promote independent living.”
Lucy Findlay, Managing Director of the Social Enterprise Mark Company, said:
“It was a great privilege to meet the customers, supporters, staff, and Board of Destiny Support. They are doing important work to encourage community cohesion across many different cultures in challenging circumstances in Slough.”